F.C’s PTAs Begin Weighing In to Fight for Passage of Bond Referendum

September 9, 2014 10:55 PM3 comments

Falls Church’s Elementary PTA organization, representing the Thackrey Pre-School, Mt. Daniel and Jefferson Elementary Schools, came out formally Tuesday night to join the fight to pass the $15.6 million school bond referendum on this November’s ballot in the City.

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F.C. Council Gives Interim Attorney Kudos Completing 10 Month Tenure

September 8, 2014 9:25 PM0 comments

He became a fixture at many a Falls Church City Council and other civic meetings over the last 10 months, but he was there only to fill a vacancy while a new official city attorney was retained. That finally happened, and tonight attorney J. Patrick Taves was honored by the Council at his last meeting.

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F.C. Activists Host Appreciation Event for Retiring Rep,. Moran

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A large contingent of City of Falls Church political activists filled the public meeting space at The Spectrum this afternoon to honor retiring Rep. Jim Moran and to express appreciation for his two dozen years representing the 8th District of Northern Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives with courage and distinction.

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Filled with History, Vice Mayor’s Home Nearly as Old as F.C.

September 5, 2014 2:54 PM2 comments

The house on the corner of Great Falls Street and North Maple Avenue in the City of Falls Church has undergone many renovations in the decades since it was built in the 1890s, but at its core lies a beautiful Victorian model almost as old as F.C. itself.

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F.C.’s Homestretch Wins Human Rights Award

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Homestretch, the highly-acclaimed Falls Church-based non-profit working to place homeless persons in housing, has been named the recipient of this year’s Human Rights Award from the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission. The honor will be presented at a ceremony on Sept. 16 at the county’s Government Center. The annual ceremony […]

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F.C. Citizens Jam Community Center for Town Hall on ‘Mason Row’ Project

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A standing room only crowd of concerned Falls Church citizens jammed a meeting room at the F.C. Community Center Thursday night to hear a briefing from the developers on the proposed “Mason Row” project at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets.

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Ted’s Bulletin Opening October 6 in Mosaic

September 4, 2014 1:48 PM0 comments

Next month, Ted’s Bulletin will debut at Mosaic District adding yet another dining option to the Merrifield development’s growing lineup when it opens its doors on October 6.

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5 Green & Cheap Home Improvement Ideas

September 3, 2014 11:19 PM0 comments

By Hermela Hailemariam Over the past decade or so homeowners have been renovating their homes and installing new features to make houses more environmentally friendly. Some of these fixes and updates, like green roofs or recycled water systems, are costly. “People are always looking for ways to save money when […]

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After Slow Summer, F.C. Agents Ready for Fall Market Pick Up

September 5, 2014 9:12 AM1 comment

Labor Day weekend is much anticipated because it marks the start of a new school year and all the excitement and new things associated with it. But it’s more than just teachers, students and parents who are looking forward to this week. It’s also home sellers, buyers and real estate agents.

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Bailey’s Upper Elementary Now Open on Leesburg Pike

September 3, 2014 11:00 PM0 comments

Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences opened for the first time to students in grades 3-5 on Tuesday in a former office building on Leesburg Pike renovated by Fairfax County Public Schools for use as a learning facility.

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