2941′s Dysart Named Pastry Chef of the Year at 2014 Rammys

June 23, 2014 1:12 PM0 comments

Falls Church was rolling deep at the 2014 Rammy Awards, the biggest event of the year for the Washington metropolitan area’s food and dining industry, held Sunday night at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C.

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Don Beyer’s Next 5 Months

June 20, 2014 2:39 PM2 comments

In an exclusive post-primary interview with the News-Press this week, Falls Church businessman Donald S. Beyer Jr., the victorious Democratic nominee to replace the retiring Rep. Jim Moran in the 8th District, said that Northern Virginia is going to play an even more important role, politically, in the destiny of the nation in the coming years than it has up to this point.

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Woman Found Stabbed to Death in F.C. Area Home

June 19, 2014 10:29 AM0 comments

A woman was found dead yesterday in a Falls Church area home. According to Fairfax County Police, Glenda Aviles, 28, died of stab wounds; she was found in a home located in the 6900 block of Westmoreland Road, Falls Church, where she rented a room. Police have obtained an arrest warrant […]

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New ‘Infill’ Vs. ‘Tear-Down’ Approach to Downtown Redevelopment Hailed

June 18, 2014 7:14 PM1 comment

Expressing enthusiasm for the new “infill” versus “tear-down” approach that the City of Falls Church’s new Planning Director Jim Snyder has brought to his planning work here the last couple years, the Falls Church Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs-up to the latest of Snyder’s conceptual so-called “small area redevelopment plans” Monday night.

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Coe Branch Stream Restoration Project Begins This Week

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Construction for the Coe Branch Stream Restoration project seeking to improve drainage to nearby residences and Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park is expected to begin this week, the City of Falls Church announced Monday. The City expects the project to take up to six months to complete during which time […]

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Dual GMU Graduation for F.C. Mom & Daughter

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By David Thompson For one Falls Church family, commencement day at George Mason University was a doubly special occasion. On Saturday, May 17, Maria Obeid and her daughter Christina both graduated from GMU with a doctor of nursing practice degree and a bachelor of science in nursing degree, respectively. “I […]

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Mason High All-Class Reunion Taking Place This Weekend

June 17, 2014 6:51 PM0 comments

This weekend is George Mason High School’s all-class reunion with events taking place for Mustang alums starting Friday night and lasting through Sunday.

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F.C. Vice Mayor Snyder Elected to Statewide Transit Group

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The Virginia Transit Association (VTA) unanimously elected City of Falls Church Vice Mayor David Snyder as vice president of the association at its meeting on June 3. Snyder has served on the Falls Church City Council since 1994 and as Mayor and Vice Mayor.

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PHOTOS: Mason High Graduates Its Class of 2014

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George Mason High School graduated 180 seniors last night at DAR Constitution Hall. (Photos: Gary Mester)

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F.C. Planning Commission Unanimous in OK’ing New Downtown Area Plan

June 16, 2014 9:52 PM0 comments

Expressing enthusiasm for the new “infill” versus “teardown” approach that the City of Falls Church’s new Planning Director Jim Snyder has brought to his planning work here the last couple years, the Falls Church Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs-up to the latest of Snyder’s conceptual so-called “small area redevelopment plans” Monday night, a 5-0 approval for the downtown “Heart of the City” component.

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