F.C. Finance Chief LaCondre Projects $2 Million Revenue-Expenditure Gap

September 23, 2014 10:52 PM9 comments

City of Falls Church’s Chief Financial Officer Richard LaCondre says closing a $2 million gap between projected revenues and expenditures presents a daunting task for the coming budget year.

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F.C. Council Mulls Reverting Spring Street to 2-Way

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An administrative decision in the 1990s to make the first block N. Spring Street between W. Broad and Park Avenue one-way may come up for reconsideration, based on comments made by City Manager Wyatt Shields at Monday’s Falls Church City Council meeting. The network of streets would function a lot better […]

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F.C. Revenue Commissioner Clinton Says City to Lose DMV Select Oct. 31

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Tom Clinton, Falls Church’s elected Commissioner of the Revenue, told the Falls Church City Council Monday night he’ll be shutting down the uber-popular DMV Select his office at City Hall has been providing the last half dozen years.

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Callahan Dies After Lengthy Illness at Age 82

September 20, 2014 6:53 PM1 comment

The Hon. Vincent Francis Callahan Jr, died at age 82 today. He began a 40 year career as a moderate Republican representing Northern Virginia, and the City of Falls Church for a period in the 1980s, in the Virginia House of Delegates.

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Sen. Warner Issues Statement On Death of Vincent Callahan

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U.S. Senator from Virginia Mark Warner issued a statement Saturday afternoon upon learning of the death of long-time Northern Virginia political leader Vincent Callahan. The following is the Warner statement in full: “I am saddened by the death of my friend, longtime Delegate Vince Callahan. Over 40 years of service in […]

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Arlington Hails Road Project Completion

September 17, 2014 9:34 PM0 comments

A dramatic makeover for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists along Route 50 at 10th Street and Courthouse Road in Arlington was made official yesterday as local leaders joined the Virginia Department of Transportation and the County to cut the ribbon on $40 million of capacity, access and safety improvements. The Virginia […]

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F.C. Schools’ SOL Test Scores Top All in Virginia for Reading, Writing

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Falls Church City Public Schools earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education this week for being one of only 22 school divisions in Virginia, out of 156 total, to earn full accreditation for the coming year.

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Argia’s, Anthony’s and Clare and Don’s Named Winners at 2014 Taste of Falls Church

September 16, 2014 3:52 PM0 comments

Argia’s walked away the big winner at the Taste of Falls Church on Saturday, beating out 13 other F.C. restaurants for “Best Taste” at the City’s annual competition at the Fall Festival.

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Gross Delegation, F.C. Council Bury Hatchets Over ‘Ring Road’ Plan

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Fairfax County Supervisor Penny Gross from the neighboring Mason District and her team met with the Falls Church City Council Monday night at the F.C. City Hall, and the encounter turned into a veritable love fest.

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A Month After Opening Doors, Anthony’s Gets ABC License

September 11, 2014 2:31 PM0 comments

When Anthony and Faye Yianniarrakis and their family finally got their new location for Anthony’s Restaurant open last month near the intersection of Rt. 50 and Annandale Road, they had to go with a “soft opening” approach because the Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control was taking its sweet time approving their […]

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