Group Forms in F.C. to Oppose Location of New Gun Shop

November 20, 2015 3:31 PM0 comments

A new citizens activist group, Falls Church Families for Gun Store Free School Zones, has already signed up 88 on its group Facebook page this week following news that a second gun store intends to open on W. Broad Street in Falls Church, this one directly across from St. James School.

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Church 5K to Close Roads in Falls Church Saturday

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A 5K run by Columbia Baptist Church will results in a number of road closures in Falls Church on Saturday morning. Starting at 6:30 a.m., roadblocks will be set up at the streets listed below. The 5K run and 3K walk begins at 8 a.m. and road closures are expected to reopen […]

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State ACLU Supports McAuliffe on Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015 7:49 PM0 comments

Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, executive director of the Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, issued a statement yesterday hailing the stand taken by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe not to try to stop Syrian refugees from relocating to Virginia, even as dozens of governors of other states have done otherwise. […]

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Del. Simon Denounces Efforts to Block Syrian Refugees

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“Shame on Virginia House of Delegates Majority Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo (R), Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R), Delegate Greg Habeeb (R), and Delegate Manoli Loupassi (R) who have written a letter to the Governor threatening to introduce legislation to block the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Virginia,” said State […]

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F.C. Treasurer Issues Blue City Decal Reminder

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City of Falls Church Treasurer Jody Acosta issued a statement Wednesday reminding residents that all cars, trucks, and motorcycles normally garaged within the City must be registered and clearly display a 2016 blue City decal as of Monday, Nov. 16. She noted that the City’s parking enforcement officer will ticket […]

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F.C. Gets 2 Bids to Execute New ‘Campus Redevelopment Project’

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The Office of the City Manager of the City of Falls Church released Friday extensive non-confidential components of the two responses the City received to its request for proposal for the development of the 36-acre Upper West End property.

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Planning Commissioner Calls to Nullify November Election Vote

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To at least one member of the Falls Church Planning Commission, the vote to reject the Mason Row project despite the absence of a key member Monday night was explicitly to override the will of the people as reflected in the November 3 election.

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The Lasso in the News-Press:

November 19, 2015 12:30 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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F.C. Residents, Cancer Survivors Embark on Costly Journey to Parenthood

November 20, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama The cost to just become parents could reach nearly $75,000 for one Falls Church couple, Matt and Heidi Cahill, both cancer survivors. Their journey to parenthood has proven challenging since Matt’s diagnosis of testicular cancer 10 years ago when he was just 22 years old. The two […]

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Man Arrested, Charged with Assault and Kissing of Child

November 18, 2015 1:33 PM0 comments

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 17 for allegedly assaulting and kissing an 8-year-old girl in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County, according to Fairfax County police.

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