Murphy Wins Special Election, Dems Hope Harbinger of Better Days Ahead

January 7, 2015 8:22 PM0 comments

It was by a slim margin of 324 votes, but in a district that has been Republican for all but one two-year hiatus in decades, a win is a win for a Democrat there.

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New Gun Store Opens Above Bedo’s Leatherworks

January 6, 2015 5:25 PM2 comments

A new firearms store has opened up in the City of Falls Church in the same location the City’s last gun store was in business: above Bedo’s Leatherworks on West Broad Street. NOVA Firearms, the previous gun store that occupied the space, relocated its operation to McLean in September of 2013. […]

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Light Snowfall Surprises Falls Church City, Fairfax and Arlington County School Officials

12:30 PM0 comments

Although it stopped around noon, a light snowfall that started Tuesday morning led to transportation woes throughout the region and surprised school officials in Falls Church City and Fairfax and Arlington counties, who elected to open schools on time.

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Latest F.C. Library Expansion Plan Spawns Council Doubts

12:26 AM5 comments

The latest plan devised by the patient consultants retained by the Mary Riley Styles Public Library Board of Trustees to provide a renovation and expansion of the library at its current location next to the City Hall/Cherry Hill Park campus continued to raise questions from members of the Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission.

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Music, Food and Fun in F.C. for 17th Annual Watch Night

January 5, 2015 2:38 PM0 comments

People came from around the region to downtown Falls Church last Wednesday to ring in the new year at the 17th annual Watch Night Celebration.

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Fairfax Services Plan Move to Merrifield

December 31, 2014 2:03 PM0 comments

UPDATE: The original article had the wrong main phone number for the Merrifield center and this report has been changed to include the correct number. More than 400 Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board staff members from several major sites will be moving to a new Merrifield building in January 2015, the […]

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Mason District Officers Help Culmore Family

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Officers from Fairfax County’s Mason Police District made a difference this Christmas for a family in the Culmore area of Falls Church by delivering gifts. Master Police Officer P. McCaughey learned of a family in the area that had no financial means to have a Christmas. Donations from the Fairfax […]

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Love Letters

1:24 PM3 comments

One of Virginia Tourism Corporation’s ‘LOVE’ sculptures, part of its promotional “Love Works” program built on the “Virginia Is for Lovers” slogan, has been loaned to the organizers of Watch Night, the 17th annual New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown City of Falls Church.

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Lawsuit Against Fairfax Schools, Principal Moves Forward

December 30, 2014 6:31 PM0 comments

On Dec. 19, federal judge T.S. Ellis III rejected the Fairfax County School Board and Bailey’s Elementary School principal Marie Lemmon’s motion to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit brought against the two parties by former employees and a former student. The lawsuit, filed on Sept. 25 in the U.S. District Court […]

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Special Election in 34th District Tuesday

6:28 PM0 comments

The special election to fill the 34th District State Delegate seat vacated by November’s election to the U.S. Congress of Barbara Comstock will be held next Tuesday, Jan. 6, with polls from McLean to Loudoun Country open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. The 34trh District borders on the City […]

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