F.C. Council Narrows Budget Options To Zero or 1 Cent Tax Rate Increase

April 21, 2015 7:07 AM10 comments

Another marathon work session of the Falls Church City Council Monday night ended with some verbal fireworks as Vice Mayor David Snyder clashed with Mayor David Tarter over the issue of fully funding the School Board budget request.

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library Receives $250,000 Bequest

April 20, 2015 11:42 AM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library recently received a $250,000 bequest from longtime library patron Mary Prior Hassan, 78, who was a Springfield resident at the time of her death on February 16.

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F.C.’s Grace Mann Dies at Mary Washington University; Suspect in Custody

April 17, 2015 9:20 PM1 comment

Grace Rebecca Mann, 20, of Falls Church was found unconscious by housemates and subsequently died at the Mary Washington University hospital in Fredricksburg at 3 p.m. Friday, according to an NBC-TV report. Charges are pending against a suspect in the case, Steven Vander Briel. Mann was reported as a junior […]

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Buschows Announced as Marshals of F.C. Parade

April 15, 2015 5:14 PM0 comments

Barry Buschow and Kathleen C. Buschow have been named Grand Marshals of the 2015 City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade, the City of F.C. announced yesterday. The longtime City residents will preside over the festivities on Monday, May 25. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Board chose the husband and […]

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McAuliffe Endorses Gross in Mason District Primary

5:12 PM0 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday endorsed Penelope A. “Penny” Gross for re-election as Mason District Supervisor, citing her results-oriented, pragmatic, common-sense approach to governing. Gross is seeking the Democratic nomination for a sixth term as Mason District’s representative to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors over first-time challenger Jessica Swanson. […]

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Beyer Hails F.C. in Local Speech

5:10 PM0 comments

In his first formal appearance in the City of Falls Church since taking office in the U.S. Congress earlier this year, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. hailed the electoral activism of the Little City in an address to the annual Jefferson-Jackson Potluck Dinner at the Community Center Sunday night. […]

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F.C. Schools Find $400k in Savings, Hope for No Tax Rate Hike Grows

5:07 PM13 comments

The clock is ticking, and for the Falls Church City Council, its date with destiny for committing to the next fiscal year’s budget is fast approaching.

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Latest ‘Mason Row’ Proposal Wins Another City Council OK

5:04 PM5 comments

By a 4-2 vote, the Falls Church City Council, working deep into the night Monday with concerns about the 4.3 acre mixed use project the Spectrum Group has planned for the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Street, wound up approving a new first reading for the plan at 12:20 a.m.

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Taste By Katie Celebrating 1st Year With Open House

5:02 PM0 comments

Taste by Katie is celebrating its one year anniversary with an open house running through Friday, April 17 from 5 – 8 p.m. Chef Katie Gilman will serve samples of a variety of appetizers, dinners and desserts. Taste by Katie, located at 6017 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington just outside the […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Tennis & GM Commercialization

April 16, 2015 12:54 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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