Longtime Aide Jody Acosta to Fill in for Kaye & Seek Election

July 9, 2014 7:52 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Treasurer Cathy Miller Kaye announced her retirement, effective as of July 18, for health reasons at a June 23 F.C. Council meeting. She served in the elected position for more than eight years, and was uncontested in two elections.

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Anthony’s Restaurant Close to Opening on Annandale Road

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The new location of Anthony’s, the Falls Church institution which shuttered last year to make way for a mixed-use development project, is “95 percent done” and should be completed in a few weeks, the restaurant’s general manager, Pete Zoutis, told the News-Press this week

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F.C. City Treasurer Cathy Kaye to Retire; Jody Acosta to Assume Duties

July 8, 2014 2:56 PM1 comment

Cathy Kaye last month announced her retirement as the City of Falls Church’s treasurer after more than eight years of service, including two reelections. “I am retiring for health reasons,” said Kaye, “but my heart will always be with the City Treasurer’s office. I am so proud of the advancements […]

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Former Mason Teacher Alice Rooney Dies at Age 101

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Alice M. Rooney, 101, a longtime resident of Falls Church, closed her eyes for the last time on July 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Alice was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Marywood College and received her Master of Science degree from American University. She taught chemistry and was head […]

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F.C. Assistant City Manager Mester Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

July 7, 2014 12:55 PM0 comments

Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester was recently awarded the Marcia Mashaw Outstanding Assistant Award by the Virginia Local Government Management Association. Each year VLGMA presents this award to an assistant manager who has demonstrated outstanding performance, particularly with a special project or during a period of unique conditions and circumstances. […]

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Woman Stabbed Watching Fireworks in F.C. Area Parking Lot

July 5, 2014 5:22 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Police say a 65-year-old woman was stabbed last night while watching fireworks from a parking lot just over the Falls Church City line on Leesburg Pike. According to police reports, around 10:25 p.m. the woman was sitting in a shopping center parking lot at 7129 Leesburg Pike, with […]

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Arlington, Fairfax Dems Holding Caucus to Select 48th District Nominee

July 2, 2014 5:57 PM0 comments

Arlington and Fairfax Democrats are holding caucuses and a debate this weekend to select a nominee for an August 19 special election in the 48th District to replace recently-resigned Virginia State Del. Bob Brink. Virginia code requires political party nominees to be identified by July 7, so the Arlington County […]

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Thousands of Miles & Dollars: F.C. City Cyclist Bikes for Charity

July 7, 2014 2:50 PM0 comments

For nearly 30 years, avid bicyclist and longtime Falls Church resident Carol Sly has been undertaking an annual 160-mile journey across Massachusetts for the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge.

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F.C. City Clerk Buschow Retires; Heath Named Replacement

July 1, 2014 12:39 PM0 comments

City Clerk Kathleen Clarken Buschow, MMC, retired today after serving with the City and City Council since January 2000, more than 14 years. She was named Clerk of the Year in 2008 by the Virginia Municipal Clerks Association and served as VMCA president for 2010-11. Buschow, a City resident, plans […]

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Katherine Sternoff Beyer Dies at Age 62

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Katherine Sternoff Beyer, 62, died of breast cancer Sunday, June 29, surrounded by loving family members. Kathy was born in Trieste, Italy, with an intellectual disability. She was a member of the inaugural class of The Kennedy Institute of Catholic Charities, and presented the original bouquet of roses to its […]

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