Woman Gets Stuck Under SUV Near Eden Center

February 9, 2015 2:33 PM0 comments

UPDATE: This report has been updated to include information released by the Fairfax County Police Department on Monday. A woman got trapped under a Toyota RAV4 in front of the Eden Center on Wilson Boulevard in Falls Church after being struck by it while she was crossing the street. Arlington County Fire Department’s […]

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Alex Ovechkin Receives Car at F.C.’s Bill Page Honda, Donates It to Charity

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Washington Capitals star left wing Alex Ovechkin received a car from Honda today at Bill Page Honda in Falls Church, which he promptly donated to the American Special Hockey Association for them to raffle off. Honda decided to give Ovechkin the car after the company learned of his widely publicized […]

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F.C. Planning Commission Town Hall On Capital Projects Draws a Crowd

February 8, 2015 5:37 PM0 comments

Despite the warmest day in weeks, a respectable turnout at the Community Center Sunday was introduced to the wide array of capital improvement projects (CIP) that are being considered or have been requested by departments of the City government for inclusion in the coming fiscal year budget.

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Saslaw, Kory, Marsden Offer Richmond Update at Forum

February 7, 2015 2:11 PM0 comments

State Senators Dick Saslaw and Dave Marden joined State Del. Kaye Kory before a full house of constituents for a Richmond legislative update at the Sleepy Hollow Elementary School in greater Falls Church Saturday morning, answering a battery of question as the State Legislature prepares to go into its “crossover” mode on Tuesday, when bills approved by either the senate or house gets transferred over to the other for action.

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Stafford Man Rams Police Cruiser During Pursuit

February 5, 2015 2:58 PM1 comment

A 22-year-old Stafford man was arrested in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 4, after ramming a Fairfax County police cruiser with his Honda Coupe during a police pursuit. At about 12:40 a.m. on Wednesday morning, a Fairfax County officer driving a police cruiser initiated a traffic stop on a […]

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Haycock Elementary Ranked 14th in U.S.

February 4, 2015 9:20 PM0 comments

Haycock Elementary School, located on Haycock Road in the Fairfax County section of greater Falls Church, was ranked No. 15 in an article titled “The 50 Best American Public Elementary Schools” by online TheBestSchools.org. Out of a total of 50 ranked schools, TheBestSchools.org selected Haycock based on several weighted factors, […]

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F.C. Personal Property Tax Revenues Down

February 5, 2015 11:19 AM1 comment

The second quarter (Oct.-Nov. 2014) financial report for the City of Falls Church released by Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre Monday showed personal property tax receipts for the year to date down by 4.3 percent below projections and 1.77 percent below last year. But in the big number, real estate […]

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F.C. Council Wary of I-66 Toll Road Plan

9:17 AM1 comment

Plans by the Virginia Department of Transportation to turn I-66 into a toll road met with considerable skepticism from members of the Falls Church City Council at its work session Monday night, with concerns for the impact on City roads from persons avoiding the tolls in deference to I-66 users […]

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Spectrum Submits New ‘Mason Row’ Plan

February 4, 2015 9:17 PM0 comments

Responding to additional requests for modifications from the City staff and neighbors to the site, the Spectrum Group submitted this Tuesday its latest iteration of its proposed “Mason Row” project for the southeast intersection of W. Broad and N. West Street. The new submission to the City’s planning department calls […]

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Study: $64K Will Make F.C. Salaries Competitive

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A study presented at Monday’s Falls Church City Council work session by the Management Advisory Group shows that an additional $23,237 in the current fiscal year and $64,712 in the upcoming year will bring all City employee positions fully comparable with those of surrounding jurisdictions. In the first such study […]

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