Sen. Warner Hosts Science Summit

December 3, 2014 7:39 PM0 comments

On Friday, Dec. 5, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va) will bring together a cross-section of Virginia’s leaders in science for the second annual Virginia Summit on Science, Engineering and Medicine. The event is co-hosted by Sen. Warner, the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine and Virginia Tech. The […]

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McAuliffe Appoints Whipple to Health Board

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe appointed former State Senator Mary Margaret Whipple to the Virginia Board of Health, according to a press release from the governor’s office yesterday. Sen. Whipple, who represented the 31st District that includes the City of Falls Church from 1995 until her retirement in 2012, is currently […]

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Dreary Regional Economic Outlook Impacts F.C.,Top Officials Warned

7:35 PM4 comments

The devastating effect in the wider region of the recent Great Recession, federal sequestration and the ongoing uncertainty about where the federal government is headed has not been lost on the City of Falls Church, attendees at an extraordinary joint work session of the City Council, School Board and Planning Commission held at George Mason High School Monday night learned.

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17 GMHS Students Sign Onto City’s Boards & Commissions

7:32 PM2 comments

Seventeen students from Falls Church’s George Mason High School have jumped in with both feet this fall to their new assignments as members of a variety of City of Falls Church boards and commissions and related volunteer groups.

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14-Year Old Accused of Assaulting 8-Year Old at Cherry Hill’s Sunset Cinema to Plead Not-Guilty

7:04 PM9 comments

A 14-year-old boy who was arrested at Cherry Hill Park in late August after allegedly physically and sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl plans to plead not guilty to charges of abduction, object sexual penetration and assault and battery when his trial starts next Tuesday, Dec. 9, according to his defense […]

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Richard Thompson’s Work Featured in Documentary, Book

December 4, 2014 10:30 AM1 comment

By Liz Lizama From one cul de sac to another, Northern Virginia has a knack for attracting cartoonists. A new documentary short “The Art of Richard Thompson,” which shares the same name with a recently published book, follows the career of the Arlington resident and former Washington Post cartoonist and […]

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F.C. Not Immune From Regional Economic Malaise, Leaders Told

December 1, 2014 9:31 PM5 comments

The devastating effect in the wider region of federal sequestration and the ongoing uncertainty about where the federal government is headed has not been lost on the City of Falls Church, attendees at an extraordinary joint work session of the City Council, School Board and Planning Commission held at George Mason High School Monday night learned.

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F.C. Police Holiday Safety Tips

November 25, 2014 6:57 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department reminds the community that robberies and thefts can increase around the holidays. Protect yourself and your property by following these tips: • When shopping, do not leave valuables in your vehicle. If you make purchases and have further shopping to do, place your […]

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Ferguson Fêted by Gay Alliance

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Each year the Arlington Gay & Lesbian Alliance has presented two Equality awards, one to an individual and one to an organization, in recognition of their record of working to improve LGBT equality. This year the alliance board voted unanimously to honor Paul Ferguson, Clerk of the Circuit Court of […]

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Saslaw Lashes Out at U.Va. ‘Culture Of Rape & Cover Up,’ Vows to End It

November 26, 2014 12:47 PM12 comments

“I can’t remember when I’ve been angrier as an adult” reading the Rolling Stone magazine account of systemic sexual assault and official cover up at the University of Virginia, Virginia State Sen. Richard Saslaw said at a City Council meeting in Falls Church Monday night. He had extremely critical words […]

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