Homeland Security Investigating F.C. Shop iFaifo

April 30, 2015 4:07 PM0 comments

Officers from the Department of Homeland Security spent the day at iFaifo, a Falls Church electronics repair shop, collecting evidence for an ongoing investigation.

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‘Topping Out’ Party at Harris-Teeter Site May 22

April 29, 2015 9:02 PM0 comments

A “Topping Out” party, an event held at new large-scale construction sites when the point has been reached to complete the roofing, has been announced for the “301 W. Broad” building that will be home to a new Harris Teeter, hosted by developers Rushmark Properties and HITT Construction. The building’s […]

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F.C. GOP Pitches for Candidate Vs. Del. Simon

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In a “Call for a Legislative District Mass Meeting of the 53rd House District,” the chair of the Republican Party’s 53rd Virginia Delegate District, Falls Church’s Brad Tidwell announced this week a May 16 caucus to select the party’s nominee to run against incumbent Democratic Del. Marcus Simon. A non-refundable […]

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F.C.’s Nepalese Restaurateurs React to Nepal Quake

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Pragun and Salina Rana, the husband and wife team who have owned and operated the Argia’s Restaurant in Falls Church for the last three years, are natives of Nepal, and endured hours of terrible stress last weekend before learning that all members of their close family in Katmandu, Nepal, where […]

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Adding 1¢ to Fund Schools Will Cost Average $64 More

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The difference between a zero tax rate growth for the City of Falls Church and the one-cent increase voted by the Falls Church City Council Monday night (up to $1.315 per $100 assessed valuation) amounts to $64 dollars for the median home tax bill, City Manager Wyatt Shields told the City Council before its vote.

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Slain F.C. Foreign Service Specialist to Be Honored

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Falls Church resident Rayda Nadal, who lost her life while serving in the United States Foreign Service, will be honored at the Annual Memorial Ceremony at the U.S. State Department C Street lobby in Washington, D.C. this Friday, May 1, at 10:20 a.m. The ceremony is being organized by the […]

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Shreve McGonegal Celebrates 100 Years in F.C.

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This Thursday, April 30, at the entrance and dock at Shreve/McGonegal, there’s scheduled to be a 100th birthday party going on, and you’re invited to the celebratory lunch with hot dogs, ‘burgers, and all the fixuns.

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Local Resident Helps Lead Multiple Sclerosis Initiative

May 1, 2015 10:44 AM1 comment

Falls Church resident Lisa Emrich was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system, nearly ten years ago. But the first time she experienced what can be one of the more extreme symptoms of the disorder, temporary blindness, was in 2000. “That bout of optic neuritis […]

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Plaka Grill Now Looks to Mid-May Opening

April 28, 2015 3:27 PM0 comments

The long-awaited opening of Plaka Grill’s Falls Church location will take just a little longer than originally planned. The greek cafe had originally hoped to open in the former Cosi space on W. Broad St. this April but a rep for the restaurant says a mid-May opening is now most […]

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F.C. Council Votes 4-3 to Fund Schools, Raise Taxes 1 Cent

April 27, 2015 10:21 PM4 comments

In a dramatic late night vote Monday, the Falls Church City Council voted 4-3 to fully fund the School Board budget request by raising the real estate tax rate a penny in the final adoption of the coming fiscal year budget.

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