7 Corners Task Force to Consider Revision to Avoid F.C. Altogether

August 25, 2014 1:06 PM0 comments

The chair of the Seven Corners Revitalization Task Force and Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross told the News-Press that the task force, at its meeting tomorrow night, may be asked to reconsider and revise plans for a “ring road” around the heavily-congested Rt. 7/Rt. 50 intersection to avoid crossing over into the City of Falls Church, altogether.

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Same-Sex Covenant Ceremony Held In Historic Falls Church Chapel

August 22, 2014 2:40 PM4 comments

A “Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenent” binding Robert Graham Stansbery and John Michael Pionke was held today in the historic chapel of the Falls Church Episcopal before over 100 witnesses and under the direction of Rector John Ohmer.

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2nd Candidate for F.C. Treasurer Qualifies for Ballot

August 20, 2014 7:20 PM1 comment

Minutes before the filing deadline last Friday, a second candidate filed papers to run as an independent for Treasurer of the City of Falls Church.

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U.S. Supreme Court Stays Va. Gay Marriages

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Late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on the exercise of same sex marriages in Virginia, only hours before the first such marriage would have become legal in the state. Equality Virginia had circulated a list of clergymen who were prepared to be at the ready at county […]

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Katherine Sutalo, F.C.’s Newest Arborist, Likes Lights on Trees

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Katherine Sutalo, the City of Falls Church’s newest arborist, said she’s in favor of residents and businesses of the Little City interacting with trees in a positive manner.

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‘Bulldozers Not on Their Way Yet,’ Gross Quips on 7 Corners Plan

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“Bulldozers are not moving up Route 7 now,” Fairfax County’s Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross quipped to the News-Press in a phone interview this week about concerns that have been raised about the county’s Seven Corners Revitalization Plan.

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Casual Pace Characterizes School Bond Campaign So Far

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At last night’s Falls Church School Board work session, almost two hours expired before the subject got around to what efforts are being undertaken around the November school bond referendum, when citizens will be asked to approve a $15 million bond to expansion and renovate the Mt. Daniel Elementary School.

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Sam’s Farm Closing at End of September

August 19, 2014 2:31 PM2 comments

Sam’s Farm, the third-generation family-owned-and-operated garden center located at 7125 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church will be closing after 38 years in business.

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F.C.’s New Hilton Garden Inn Opens, City Officials Get a Tour

August 15, 2014 2:49 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s new Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad St. was proclaimed open as of today by City Councilman Phil Duncan in a Facebook posting. This followed a breakfast tour offered City officials, including Mayor David Tarter, Councilman Dan Sze and Duncan.

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Longtime F.C. Resident, Eli Uglejesa Dies at 89

August 13, 2014 8:47 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church resident Eli M. Ugljesa, 89, died on August 8 in Wyandotte, Michigan where he resided for the last 10 years. He lived in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for most of his life and lived in Falls Church for 42 years. Ugljesa is survived by his son, […]

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