Already Over 200 ‘Stop Arm’ School Bus Violators Since October in F.C.

April 7, 2014 11:40 PM4 comments

Falls Church Police Chief Mary Gavin told the Falls Church City Council tonight that since into effect last Oct. 1, there are already 201 fines charged to motorists in the City for violation of newly camera-documented failure to stop when school buses are stopped and flashing their lights to take or let off students in the City

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Correction: Chatman Court Ruling A Judgment, Not Conviction

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A report in last week’s News-Press that 8th District Democratic congressional candidate Lavern Chapman’s erroneously-reported “conviction in 2001″ should have been characterized as a “judgment” in a civil, not a “conviction” in a criminal court, the result of a civil lawsuit. Also, Ms. Chapman has not, as the report erroneously […]

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Leslyn Barrow Named 2013 City of F.C. Employee of the Year

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Human Services Specialist Leslyn Barrow has been named the 2013 City of Falls Church Employee of the Year. The Employee Review Board selected Barrow for her work with the City’s most vulnerable residents, including senior citizens, at-risk families and individuals, victims of domestic violence, individuals with disabilities, homeless individuals, and households […]

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State Del. Lopez Drops Out of 8th District Race, N-P Corrects Errors

April 4, 2014 1:12 PM2 comments

Virginia State Del. Alfonso Lopez representing the Cullmore District of greater Falls Church, announced the end of his campaign today for the Democratic nomination to replace Rep. Jim Moran as the U.S. congressman from the 8th District. “I got into this race because even though on paper the economy is […]

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Police Arrest Man for Assault in F.C. Domestic Dispute

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City of Falls Church Police responded to a domestic dispute early this morning involving three adults at a residence on S. Spring Street. According to a City of Falls Church news release, a 29 year-old male was transported to Virginia Hospital Center where he was treated for non-life threatening stab wounds; […]

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Mason High Charter Bus Breaks Down on Way to South Carolina

April 3, 2014 2:25 PM0 comments

A charter bus carrying student musicians from George Mason High School to a band competition in South Carolina broke down in North Carolina this afternoon.

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‘Alice in Wonderland’ Nears Sell Out

April 2, 2014 7:46 PM0 comments

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Lincoln Properties’ “Reserve at Tinner Hill” at 540 S. Maple Street will be held at 10:30 a.m. next Tuesday, April 8, to which the public is invited. The event will be similar to the one held at the Rushmark Property’s Harris Teeter site project held […]

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Saturday Town Hall Set for Council Chambers

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The second in a series of town hall meetings on the City of Falls Church’s Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) budget will be held this Saturday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, as budget deliberations are now underway. The town hall forum will be moderated by City Manager Wyatt Shields. It […]

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As Filing Deadline Passes, 11 Candidates Reported Certified for Democratic Primary

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As the deadline passed last Friday to file for candidates seeking the 8th District party nominations to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Moran, it came as a mild surprise that all but one of those who announced they were seeking the Democratic nomination (and likely success in the November general election), 11 of them, were successfully certified for the June 10 ballot, according to Democratic 8th District chair Margo Horner.

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F.C. Chamber, News-Press Team Up for ‘Spotlight’

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The first edition of the Falls Church Chamber Spotlight in the Falls Church News-Press will be published in the paper’s April 10 edition next week. Information on the Chamber and its member businesses will be highlighted on the second Thursday of each month and Chamber member businesses will be provided […]

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