F.C.’s Michael Gardner Arrested for Felony Sexual Battery

October 1, 2014 10:15 AM5 comments

City of Falls Church Police have arrested and charged Michael A. Gardner with one felony count of aggravated sexual battery of a child.

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Personal Property Tax Due Monday; F.C. Vehicle Decals Must Be Displayed by Nov. 16

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Virginia Personal Property Tax is due next Monday, Oct. 6 with a 10 percent penalty assessed to all payments not received or postmarked by the date. City residents can make payments via mail, in person at the treasurer’s office at City Hall (300 Park Ave., Suite 103) or after hours […]

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F.C. Community Center Replacing Its Roof

September 29, 2014 1:35 PM0 comments

Work to replace the roof of the Falls Church Community Center begins today, Monday, Sept. 29, and will continue for the next three weeks. While the Community Center will remain open during the replacement, City officials ask the public to make a note of sidewalk closures around the building during the […]

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West End Park Upgrade OK’d

September 24, 2014 7:30 PM0 comments

Delayed by the recession from original plans designed in 2005, the $528,000 renovation of the City of Falls Church’s West End Park on the north side of W. Broad St in the shadow of the W&OD Trail Bike Bridge was approved unanimously by the F.C. City Council Monday. F.C. Rec […]

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Shields Outlines 3 Uses for Water Sale $

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How to best spend the $20 million in cash that has come to the City of Falls Church from the sale of its water system to Fairfax County last January has been the subject of considerable deliberations by the Falls Church City Council this year, and City Manager Wyatt Shields […]

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Library Board to Revisit Consultants

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Falls Church’s Mary Riley Styles Public Library’s head librarian Mary McMann told the F.C. City Council Monday that the Library Board has decided to call back the consultants it contracted earlier to examine how, rather than expanding the space, the library site may be made more efficient in its current […]

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New Program Gives Laptops to All Mason, Henderson Students

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In an effort to prepare students for the 21st century workforce, Falls Church City Public Schools is providing laptops for every student at George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School as part of their Personalized Learning Initiative.

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LaCondre: Population Growth is Key To F.C.’s Future Economic Growth

7:13 PM5 comments

The fiscal year ending report for the City of Falls Church, all the numbers tallying up to the City’s performance as of June 30, was presented to the F.C. City Council late in the night of a work session last week, but was given its first comprehensive review as presented by the City’s chief financial officer Richard LaCondre at a Tuesday meeting of the Council’s Budget and Finance committee.

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Arlington’s Kropf Named Northrop Grumman Privacy Executive

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Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the appointment of Arlington resident John Kropf as corporate privacy executive. In this new role, Kropf has executive responsibility for leading and executing Northrop Grumman’s global privacy strategy and data protection programs, as well as advising the business on initiatives involving the collection, use and disclosure […]

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Memories, Goodbyes During the Last Week of Sam’s Farm

September 25, 2014 10:52 AM0 comments

Mary Alice Cole, 66, sat in a pink rocking chair on Tuesday afternoon when a couple, two longtime patrons of Sam’s Farm, which is closing this Sunday, Sept. 28, walked up and said their goodbyes.

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