New Program Gives Laptops to All Mason, Henderson Students

September 24, 2014 7:19 PM2 comments

In an effort to prepare students for the 21st century workforce, Falls Church City Public Schools is providing laptops for every student at George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School as part of their Personalized Learning Initiative.

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LaCondre: Population Growth is Key To F.C.’s Future Economic Growth

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The fiscal year ending report for the City of Falls Church, all the numbers tallying up to the City’s performance as of June 30, was presented to the F.C. City Council late in the night of a work session last week, but was given its first comprehensive review as presented by the City’s chief financial officer Richard LaCondre at a Tuesday meeting of the Council’s Budget and Finance committee.

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Arlington’s Kropf Named Northrop Grumman Privacy Executive

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Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the appointment of Arlington resident John Kropf as corporate privacy executive. In this new role, Kropf has executive responsibility for leading and executing Northrop Grumman’s global privacy strategy and data protection programs, as well as advising the business on initiatives involving the collection, use and disclosure […]

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Memories, Goodbyes During the Last Week of Sam’s Farm

September 25, 2014 10:52 AM0 comments

Mary Alice Cole, 66, sat in a pink rocking chair on Tuesday afternoon when a couple, two longtime patrons of Sam’s Farm, which is closing this Sunday, Sept. 28, walked up and said their goodbyes.

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F.C. Finance Chief LaCondre Projects $2 Million Revenue-Expenditure Gap

September 23, 2014 10:52 PM9 comments

City of Falls Church’s Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre says closing a $2 million gap between projected revenues and expenditures presents a daunting task for the coming budget year.

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F.C. Council Mulls Reverting Spring Street to 2-Way

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An administrative decision in the 1990s to make the first block N. Spring Street between W. Broad and Park Avenue one-way may come up for reconsideration, based on comments made by City Manager Wyatt Shields at Monday’s Falls Church City Council meeting. The network of streets would function a lot better […]

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F.C. Revenue Commissioner Clinton Says City to Lose DMV Select Oct. 31

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Tom Clinton, Falls Church’s elected Commissioner of the Revenue, told the Falls Church City Council Monday night he’ll be shutting down the uber-popular DMV Select his office at City Hall has been providing the last half dozen years.

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Callahan Dies After Lengthy Illness at Age 82

September 20, 2014 6:53 PM1 comment

The Hon. Vincent Francis Callahan Jr, died at age 82 today. He began a 40 year career as a moderate Republican representing Northern Virginia, and the City of Falls Church for a period in the 1980s, in the Virginia House of Delegates.

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Sen. Warner Issues Statement On Death of Vincent Callahan

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U.S. Senator from Virginia Mark Warner issued a statement Saturday afternoon upon learning of the death of long-time Northern Virginia political leader Vincent Callahan. The following is the Warner statement in full: “I am saddened by the death of my friend, longtime Delegate Vince Callahan. Over 40 years of service in […]

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Arlington Hails Road Project Completion

September 17, 2014 9:34 PM0 comments

A dramatic makeover for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists along Route 50 at 10th Street and Courthouse Road in Arlington was made official yesterday as local leaders joined the Virginia Department of Transportation and the County to cut the ribbon on $40 million of capacity, access and safety improvements. The Virginia […]

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