Articles by: FCNP.com

Fairfax Water Board Votes to Equalize Rates for County & City of Falls Church

May 22, 2015 3:13 PM0 comments

Six to 18 months ahead of the schedule it had promised when it acquired the Falls Church Water System last year, the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Water System voted Thursday to equalize water rates for customers previously served by the City of Falls Church with the rates of […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Principal Byrd’s Award & the Application Process

May 21, 2015 1:07 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Guest Commentary: Jefferson Street Artists Come to The Little City

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By Tom Gittins The City of Falls Church can now lay claim as the birthplace to Jefferson Street Artists. Over and over again from everyone who walks through the front door, I hear the same word repeated three times in the short span of a 57-second tour. … WOW! With […]

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Letters to the Editor: Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day

11:18 AM1 comment

  Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27,  2015   Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day Editor, I am writing for two reasons in anticipation of the imminent Falls Church Memorial Day celebration on Monday Reason 1: To provide an advance notice intended to remind visitors […]

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Buschows to Serve as Parade Grand Marshals

11:01 AM2 comments

Longtime Falls Church residents Barry and Kathleen Buschow are honored to serve as grand marshals for this year’s Memorial Day parade.

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Critter Corner: Juliet

10:02 AM0 comments

This is Juliet, a 17-year-old tortoiseshell cat, that went missing on Saturday, May 16, near Tripps Run and W. Westmoreland Road. She is very thin – just four pounds – due to an illness. If you have seen her or know of her whereabouts, please contact Marsha at 571-236-8457 as […]

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Mustangs Advance to Bull Run District Title Match

9:30 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School girls soccer team wrapped up their regular season with an 8-0 win over Strasburg High School on Thursday before sweeping through the Bull Run District tournament to advance to the championship game tonight. Mason’s Mustangs defeated Rappahannock County High School 8-0 in […]

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Editorial: Wholly Foods, Batman!

May 20, 2015 6:18 PM2 comments

Wholly foods, Batman! The news that a major regional developer who acquired 2.6 acres of commercially-zoned land at Falls Church’s “crossroads” of Routes 7 and 29 (N. Washington and E. Broad) has approached by the Falls Church City Council with a preliminary plan to locate a mega-Whole Foods store there […]

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Paving to Affect Traffic, Residence Access on West St. Through Summer

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After 4,700 feet of new water mains were installed on South West Street, road paving will affect traffic and access to residences through early September in the City of Falls Church. The South West Roadbed Reconstruction Project, tasked with reconstructing the infrastructure along S. West in the City, will install new pavement […]

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2 NVCC Students Receive Prestigious Scholarships

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Two students at Northern Virginia Community College, Chun-Ming “Chris” Chen of Vienna and Maria Vera Alvarez of South Riding, have been awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships. Chen and Vera Alvarez are among 90 students nationally to receive the prestigious award which provides up to $40,000 a year […]

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