Beyer Appointed to Joint Economic Committee

March 4, 2015 9:27 PM0 comments

Freshman U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, the Falls Church businessman and past Chamber of Commerce president who was elected in November to represent the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, has been appointed by his party leadership to the prestigious and important bicameral Joint Economic Committee, […]

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News-Press to Sponsor F.C Job Fair Aug. 11

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The Falls Church News-Press will sponsor and host a Job Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 11, designed to bring together prospective employers and employees to share information and conversation. The event will be held at the Best Western at Route 50 by Annandale Road. While there will be a cost of […]

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Unanimous F.C. School Board OKs Teacher Competitiveness Budget

9:22 PM37 comments

By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Falls Church School Board Tuesday night formally adopted its Fiscal Year 2016 budget that calls for a 5.3 percent increase in its request for a transfer from the City, nearly identical to the numbers they mulled a week ago.

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New Library Plan at Mason Row Gets Tepid 1st Review

9:19 PM3 comments

The Spectrum LLC developers of the 4.3-acre proposed Mason Row mixed use project at the corner of N. West and W. Broad Streets saw their latest attempt to serve the interests of the City by providing 25,000 square feet of brand new office space to sell the City a new public library fall short of cause for great delight.

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Award-Winning F.C. Design Firm Talks Remodeling

March 6, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s Foxcraft Design Group may soon have to remodel its trophy case to accommodate all its recent awards. It has received a national first-place award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry for a residential bathroom project costing more than $60,000, two national magazine awards, and regional and […]

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Use of Engineered Wood Poses Benefits, Dangers

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One of the trends in real estate construction over the last 30 years has been the use of engineered wood and other lightweight construction materials in the building of the structures that house residences, including apartments, and businesses. The advantages to using these materials – engineered wood trusses and I-joists […]

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F.C. Declares Snow Emergency Starting at Midnight

March 4, 2015 11:08 AM0 comments

With upwards of eight inches of snowfall expected Wednesday night and Thursday morning, the City of Falls Church has declared a Snow Emergency starting at midnight on Thursday, March 5.

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F.C. School Board Adopts Budget With Aim of Competitive Teacher Salaries

March 3, 2015 10:58 PM1 comment

By a unanimous 7-0 vote, the Falls Church School Board Tuesday night formally adopted its Fiscal Year 2016 budget that calls for a 5.3 percent increase in its request for a transfer from the City, nearly identical to the numbers they mulled a week ago.

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In Mega-Work Session, Library Move Idea Fares Less Than Stunning

March 2, 2015 11:38 PM3 comments

The Spectrum LLC developers of the 4.3-acre proposed Mason Row mixed use project at the corner of N. West and W. Broad Streets saw their latest attempt to serve the interests of the City by providing 25,000 square feet of new office space to sell the City a new public library fall short of cause for great delight.

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Police Looking for Info About Dog Bite Incident in Falls Church

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Police are seeking information about an incident where a dog bit a teenage boy near the intersection of Gundry Drive and S. Virginia Ave. in the City of Falls Church on Sunday afternoon.

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