2 Big Multi-Screen Dine-In Theater Outfits Eying New Project in City

August 6, 2014 8:13 PM4 comments

The Spectrum Development Group that wants a massive redevelopment at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Street in the City of Falls Church showed up with its latest iteration to the Economic Development Committee of the Falls Church City Council Monday, and presented a whole new concept compared to the version that the Council expressed a willingness to preliminarily approve July 28.

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Army Major General Killed in Afghanistan was from Falls Church

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The U.S. Army major general killed on Tuesday in an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan was a resident of Falls Church. Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, a 34-year Army veteran and a 2-star general, was the highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since 1970. Greene, 55, was shot to death in an […]

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UPDATE: Dog in Tuesday Biting Incident Found

August 5, 2014 2:40 PM0 comments

Police are looking for information after a man was bitten by a German Shepherd-type dog on N. Virginia Ave. this afternoon in the City of Falls Church.

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Fairfax Co. 7 Corners Redesign Study Digs Deep Into Falls Church

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Members of a Fairfax County Task Force for the redesign and reconfiguration of the 7 Corners section of the county right on the border of the City of Falls Church told the Falls Church Planning Commission Monday night that two years of its studies have involved plans that cut deep into the City’s boundaries, especially in the plan to build a “ring road” around the infamous 7 Corners intersection itself.

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Tax Free School Supplies This Weekend

July 30, 2014 8:13 PM0 comments

For the ninth straight year, many clothing items, shoes, and school and office supplies will be sales tax-free in Virginia during the first full weekend in August, which is this Friday, August 1 – Sunday, August 3. During the three-day event, most school and office supplies that cost $20 or […]

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Ebbin Calls on GOP State Treasurer to Resign

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State Sen. Adam Ebbin, a Democrat, has lashed out at controversial comments posted on Facebook by the secretary of the Republican Party of Virginia this week, calling for his resignation. The posting by Bob FitzSimmons, treasurer of the GOP state organization and deputy clerk of the circuit court for Prince […]

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Spectrum Hearing Re-Set for Aug. 11

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At the request of the developer, Spectrum Development, a scheduled public hearing and vote on its request for a “first reading” approval of its large mixed-use plans for the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets by the Falls Church City Council last Monday was postponed until Aug. 11. […]

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Metro’s Silver Line Opens, F.C. Now Challenged to Capitalize

8:08 PM5 comments

The much-anticipated first phase of the new Metro Silver Line, extending public transit service from Falls Church to Reston, enjoyed a grand opening with tons of dignitaries and a few small souvenirs on Saturday, and was flawless in its run through its first business commuter day Monday.

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New F.C., Arlington Treasurers Grew Up as Childhood & Lifelong Friends

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Jody Acosta and Carla de la Pava, best of friends since childhood and interim treasurers of the City of Falls Church and Arlington County, respectively, sat in the Cosi on Wilson Boulevard in Arlington on Tuesday afternoon, having a friendly competition.

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Fairfax Inks Deal for Phase II Metro Station

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Fairfax County inked a real estate deal Tuesday that allows it to move forward on building an approximately 2,100-space garage for the Innovation Center Metro Station. This garage is one of two that the county will build as part of the Silver Line’s second phase. Fairfax committed to constructing them […]

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