Falls Church Dealers Dish on Latest Auto Trends

July 30, 2015 4:06 PM0 comments

The thrill is gone, hybrids. Boxy is sexy no more. Sayonara, battery-operated cars. Goodbye, keys. Welcome, more technology and safety features. These are some of the assessments about new cars gathered from car sales managers and salesmen in and around town. “Hybrid sales lost their thrill” when they got dumped […]

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Sen. Kaine: Iran Pact May Not Require a Presidential Veto

July 28, 2015 10:54 PM0 comments

Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine told the News-Press that at this stage he’s not sure that both houses of Congress will reject the Iran treaty and that therefore President Obama may not have anything to veto.

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F.C. Council, School Board Reach Consensus on RFP for Annexed Land

July 27, 2015 11:36 PM0 comments

Another marathon meeting, this time held open to the public, saw the Falls Church City Council and School Board hammer out some final modifications to the “request for proposal” that is scheduled to be sent out later this week to prospective developers of the City’s near 40 acres of land that it annexed from Fairfax County,

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W. Broad Street Fire Causes $100,000 in Damages

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A fire at 929 W. Broad Street Monday morning caused $100,000 damage, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church.

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F.C. Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing in Urban, Md.

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Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church has been charged by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly murdering a man and seriously wounding the man’s wife at the Anna Prayer Counseling and Retreat Center in Urbana, Md.

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Mason Row Developers Submit Revised Plan to City Hall

July 26, 2015 3:34 PM4 comments

Peter Batten, principal of Spectrum Development LLC, notified the News-Press Saturday that his group has formally resubmitted a revised plan for the 4.3-acre so-called Mason Row mixed use project they’re proposing at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets in the City of Falls Church.

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Prisoner Who Escaped Custody at Inova Fairfax Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charges

July 24, 2015 1:53 PM0 comments

Wossen Assaye, 43, of Arlington, a prisoner who escaped police custody at Inova Fairfax Hospital in late March, pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during his assaults of two security guards when he escaped from custody.

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F.C. School Supply Drive Underway

July 22, 2015 6:54 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Housing and Human Services Department announced this week that it is hosting a school supply drive for local middle and high school students in need. Donations of unused items are being collected until August 19 at the HHS office in City Hall, 300 Park Avenue, […]

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At 1st Candidate Forum, Mt. Daniel Deferral Draws Much Commentary

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The next steps forward for the Falls Church City Schools seeking to expand and renovate the Mt. Daniel Elementary campus two blocks outside the City limits in Fairfax County became a major issue of discussion among the nine City Council and School Board candidates assembled at the first group forum heading into the November election season.

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Transit Plans for Route 7 Shared With Chamber

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The monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce this Tuesday featured an update by Kelley Coyner, executive director of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, on plans for a significantly increased role for public transit on the route. While questions focused on concern for more congestion with either bus […]

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