F.C. Schools’ SOL Test Scores Top All in Virginia for Reading, Writing

September 17, 2014 9:17 PM1 comment

Falls Church City Public Schools earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education this week for being one of only 22 school divisions in Virginia, out of 156 total, to earn full accreditation for the coming year.

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Argia’s, Anthony’s and Clare and Don’s Named Winners at 2014 Taste of Falls Church

September 16, 2014 3:52 PM0 comments

Argia’s walked away the big winner at the Taste of Falls Church on Saturday, beating out 13 other F.C. restaurants for “Best Taste” at the City’s annual competition at the Fall Festival.

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Gross Delegation, F.C. Council Bury Hatchets Over ‘Ring Road’ Plan

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Fairfax County Supervisor Penny Gross from the neighboring Mason District and her team met with the Falls Church City Council Monday night at the F.C. City Hall, and the encounter turned into a veritable love fest.

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A Month After Opening Doors, Anthony’s Gets ABC License

September 11, 2014 2:31 PM0 comments

When Anthony and Faye Yianniarrakis and their family finally got their new location for Anthony’s Restaurant open last month near the intersection of Rt. 50 and Annandale Road, they had to go with a “soft opening” approach because the Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control was taking its sweet time approving their […]

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Vegan Restaurant Replacing Pie-tanza in Falls Plaza

September 10, 2014 11:30 PM2 comments

Fast casual vegan restaurant Native Food Café is coming to the space vacated by Pie-Tanza in the Falls Plaza Shopping Center. Pie-Tanza shuttered in the Falls Church strip mall two weeks ago.

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City Asks Residents to Move Cars for Street Sweeping Starting Monday

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The City of Falls Church will begin sweeping streets starting next Monday, September 15. The City anticipates collection 200-250 tons of debris from the five sweep cycles in conducts throughout the year. Street sweeping will take place Monday and Tuesday, September 15-16 in residential areas south of Broad St., on […]

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Veterinarian Groups Raise Rabies Awareness

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The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) has partnered with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to sponsor a statewide effort to raise rabies awareness and promote health guidelines to safely vaccinate animals. This week long observance will take place Monday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 28. Each September, the two […]

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F.C. PTAs Sign Onto Campaign to Win Passage of Bond Referendum

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Falls Church’s Elementary PTA organization, representing the Thackrey Pre-School, Mt. Daniel and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools, voted formally Tuesday night to join the fight to pass the $15.6 million school bond referendum on this November’s ballot in the City.

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F.C. EDA, Chamber of Commerce In Strong Support for ‘Mason Row’

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Falls Church’s two imminent economic development organizations – the Economic Development Authority and the Chamber of Commerce – on Tuesday both came in with strong expressions of support for the Spectrum Development’s so-called “Mason Row” mixed use project at the corner of W. Broad and N. West Streets.

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DMV2Go Returns to the Little City

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The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mobile customer service center, DMV2Go, will be at City Hall, located at 300 Park Ave., Falls Church, this Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event will be co-hosted by the City of Falls Church DMV Select, Commissioner of Revenue and […]

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