New Road Closure as S. West Reconstruction Moves to Next Phase

September 29, 2015 4:31 PM0 comments

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30, South West Street will be closed from Parker to Fowler streets as the City of Falls Church moves into the next phase of its S. West. reconstruction project.

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Children, Adults Become ‘Makers’ at Virginia Tech Festival

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Families from around the region converged on the Falls Church campus of Virginia Tech’s Northern Virginia Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 for the Makers Festival.

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Virginia Tech’s F.C. Campus Hosts Makers Festival

September 25, 2015 3:03 PM0 comments

Residents of the region can write with soy ink, make a lava lamp and get licensed to drive a robot at the Makers Festival on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Virginia Tech’s Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church.

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Benton’s ‘Extraordinary Hearts’ Rises To #3 of Amazon ‘Gay Studies’ Books

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Nicholas Benton’s book, Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility’s Central Role in the Progress of Civilization, has climbed today to the #3 best seller on Amazon’s list of ‘Gay Studies’ kindle edition books.

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Michael Gardner’s Sister Insists on His Innocence

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Maya Jerome, sister of Michael Gardner, submitted a statement to the News-Press today concerning Michael Gardner’s guilty plea on child sex abuse charges.

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Baileys Crossroads Senior Citizen Missing, Police Say

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Fairfax County Police have asked for the public’s assistance in finding a senior citizen who went missing from the Baileys Crossroads area on Thursday.

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Michael Gardner Pleads Guilty In 2 Child Sex Abuse Cases, Sentenced to 20 Years

September 24, 2015 2:55 PM4 comments

Michael Gardner, a longtime City of Falls Church resident and political activist, pleaded guilty Thursday to all counts in two child abuse cases, one of which was due to go to trial Thursday, and the other slated for late November. Gardner’s attorneys recommended a sentence of 20 years in prison which was so ordered.

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George Mason HS Class of ’65 Has 50-Year Reunion

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George Mason High School’s Class of 1965, the first class to graduate from Mason after completing 12 years as Falls Church City students, is having its 50-year reunion this weekend. The class started first grade together at Mt. Daniel Elementary School when the school opened in 1953, though some of the students […]

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Falls Church EDA Proposes New Pocket Park

September 23, 2015 6:11 PM0 comments

Michael Novotny, the chair of the Falls Church Economic Development Authority came before the F.C. City Council Monday to outline alternatives for sprucing up a small City-owned parcel of land in the downtown area which, he proposed, would go hand-in-hand with existing City plans to improve the walkability, looks and […]

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VPIS Announces Fall Tree Planting Schedule

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Falls Church tree planting volunteers will have a robust planting list this fall, according to a statement released by the F.C. Village Preservation and Improvement Society this week. Each event will begin with a brief demonstration and refreshments before teams fan out to plant trees. Dirt-friendly clothes, boots or heavy […]

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