PHOTOS: Tinner Hill Blues Fest Brings Music to Cherry Hill Park

June 16, 2014 12:17 PM0 comments

Blues-related activities were planned throughout the City of Falls Church for the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation’s 21st annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival. Blues acts played The State Theatre Friday and JV’s Restaurant Sunday, but the main event of the festival was the Blues, Brew & BBQ event at Cherry Hill […]

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Burnett Honored at F.C. Community Center Ceremony

June 14, 2014 8:35 PM0 comments

Saturday afternoon, the City of Falls Church honored its first-ever Recreation and Parks director, Ken Burnett, with the dedication and unveiling of a new sign at the F.C. Community Center, now named for Burnett.

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F.C. Schools to Open Later in Fall

June 11, 2014 8:30 PM1 comment

Beginning this fall, the school day will begin later for Falls Church Public Schools.

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Burnett Building Dedication Saturday

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The City of Falls Church will honor Ken Burnett, its first director of Recreation and Parks, with an unveiling of a new sign outside the Falls Church Community Center, Kenneth R. Burnett Building. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 14 at 12:30 p.m. The F.C. City Council passed […]

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F.C.’s ‘Favorite Son’ Beyer Wins Dem Primary to Replace Moran

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The long-expected, even from the beginning of the campaign in March, lopsided victory for Falls Church businessman, U.S. Ambassador and former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Donald S. Beyer Jr. in the 8th District Democratic primary Tuesday was achieved with a bare minimum of internal party rancor and had the effect of tuning up activists in the region for bigger battles in the fall.

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Michael Gardner’s Conviction Overturned, New Trial Slated

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The Virginia Supreme Court, by a 6-1 margin, reversed the conviction of Falls Church resident Michael Gardner on charges of child molestation in a ruling issued last week.

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Longtime F.C. Resident Irene Awret Dies at Age 93

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Irene Awret, a well-known artist, a loving mother, a Holocaust survivor, a speaker of five languages, and a longtime resident of Falls Church, passed away at the age of 93 last Friday, June 6. To tour Irene’s home painting studio was to take in a brilliant prism of colors, textures, […]

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Beyer Wins Virginia 8th District Primary

June 10, 2014 8:34 PM2 comments

Securing more than 45% of the vote, Don Beyer, Jr. won Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Virginia’s 8th congressional district seat to replace Rep. Jim Moran.

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F.C. Council Unanimous In 1st Vote To OK School Bond Referendum

June 9, 2014 11:48 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council Monday night gave a swift and unanimous vote to approve a process that will lead to a public referendum for the City of Falls Church this November seeking voter approval for a $15.6 million bond referendum to fund improvements and expansions of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School, coming in the face of unprecedented enrollment growth.

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Falls Church AT&T Store Robbed Monday

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Four men, one armed with a handgun, held up an AT&T Store in the City of Falls Church Monday morning, police report.

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