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City Adopts Bicycle Master Plan

July 15, 2015 4:59 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council voted to adopt a formal bicycle master plan as a guiding document, advancing the policies previously adopted in the Mobility for All Modes Transportation Plan approved over a year ago. An important feature of the plan is the determination that removal of on-street vehicular parking […]

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$672,000 OK’d for New H.S. Turf

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By a unanimous vote, the Falls Church City Council Monday approved the expenditure of $672,000 for the replacement of the artificial turf football/soccer field and track at George Mason High School even as the fate of those facilities is up in the air pending the development of the overall 40 […]

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Swim Space for Kids Coming to Falls Plaza

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A 7,000 square foot portion of the current Staples store in Falls Church’s 1200 W. Broad Street Falls Plaza shopping center has been leased to the Baltimore-based Kids First Swim School that provides swimming lessons for children through age seven, according to a report in this week’s Washington Business Journal. […]

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Press Pass: Guster

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by Karim Doumar Ryan Rosenworcel, drummer for Guster, remembers how the band came together at Tufts University in the early 1990s. “We were friends and we were all lamenting that we had left our high school bands and we decided that we would jam sometime,” he said. Adam Gardner and […]

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Crime Report: Eden Center Assaults, Stolen Vehicles & Parental Abduction

July 14, 2015 1:23 PM0 comments

A pair of assaults occurred last week at Eden Center according to the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report. On Tuesday, a victim was assaulted during an argument at the shopping center and then in a separate incident on Tuesday, a victim was struck by an acquaintance. In other crime […]

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100-Year-Old F.C. Resident Honored with Proclamation

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by Karim Doumar Luray Johnson Hunter, 100, of Falls Church was presented with a proclamation honoring her as a centenarian from Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter during Galloway United Methodist Church’s 148th Anniversary Celebration ceremony on June 28. Hunter was born in Annandale on April 30, 1915 and her […]

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Kitty Found on Shadow Walk on Sunday

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This kitty, a brown tabby with golden green eyes, was found on Shadow Walk in Falls Church City on Sunday, July 12, by Shadow Walk resident Anne Topic. If you or anyone you know lost a cat, Topic asks that you reach out to her at 703-536-3420 or

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Falls Church Resident Hemmens to Compete on Jeopardy

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by Karim Doumar Ben Hemmens, a stay-at-home dad from Greater Falls Church, will be competing on tonight’s episode of “Jeopardy!,” which is scheduled to air at 7:30 p.m. on WJLA-TV, an affiliate of ABC. Born in Portland, Maine, Hemmens is husband to Kimberly Overbeek and father of three, Will (10), Sophie […]

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Rep. Comstock Visits Easter Seals Child Development Center

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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, who represents Virginia’s 10th district, reads the Eric Carle classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? to a group of three-year-olds at the Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia at 300 Hunton Avenue. Comstock visited the center, which provides inclusive programs that feature early […]

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Reading & Running Training Program Kicks Off Next Week

July 13, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

Arlington Public Library and DC Road Runners have partnered this summer to create the Reading and Running 2015, a fitness training program that starts next Tuesday, July 21, from 7 – 8 p.m. The free, nine-week program aims to help participants build from walking to running a 5K with the […]

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