2 New F.C. Mixed Use Development Plans Floated

October 2, 2015 3:06 PM1 comment

Before the Economic Development committee of the Falls Church City Council last Thursday night, two new proposals for mixed use development projects were given a preliminary hearing. The first was submitted by Greystar LLC to the City Planning Department calling for a 10 story, age restricted apartment building of 178 […]

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F.C. Council Candidates Face Off; Mixed Use Development Dominates

October 1, 2015 11:40 PM5 comments

Five candidates running to fill three contested seats on the Falls Church City Council in the upcoming Nov. 3 election held forth on the same podium for the first time in this campaign Thursday night in front of a packed house at the Council chambers of City Hall.

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Falls Church Schools Score Highest Graduation Rate in Virginia

2:51 PM1 comment

According to the Virginia Department of Education in a report issued this week, the Falls Church City Public Schools’ Class of 2015 had the highest on-time graduation rate among all Virginia public school divisions.

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As Right Slams Planned Parenthood, Beyer Moves to Empower Women

September 30, 2015 5:18 PM0 comments

While the radical right continues to rail against Planned Parenthood as its latest target in what’s been called its relentless “war on women,” Democratic U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr., elected last year to represent the 8th Congressional District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, has taken a high profile in a fresh effort to elevate the vital role of women in politics and the economy.

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Gardner Pleads Guilty on All Child Molestation Charges

5:15 PM2 comments

, a longtime City of Falls Church resident and political activist, pleaded guilty last Thursday to all counts in two child sex abuse cases, the trial for one of which began just the day before, and the other slated for late November.

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Local Cyclists, Pedestrians Share Safety Concerns

October 1, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

The rumors are true about users on the W&OD Trail. Hundreds bike, walk and skate every day on the 1.5-mile route which crosses seven intersections in Falls Church and many do not obey warning signs or practice safety measures. Last Saturday, about 90 percent of observed walkers on the trail […]

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