2 F.C Church Leaders Differ Sharply On Supreme Court Marriage Equality Ruling

June 28, 2015 10:52 PM1 comment

The rectors of Falls Church’s two Protestant congregations that have been at odds with each other, the Falls Church Anglican, the bulk of whose members defected from the historic Falls Church in 2006, and the “continuing Episcopalians” who endured a seven year legal battle to for the Anglicans out and to reclaim the historic church site for themselves, differed sharply on the outcome of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday that established marriage equality (including between same-sex couples) as the law of the land.

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Armed Robbery at Falls Church Smashburger Friday

June 27, 2015 8:16 AM0 comments

A man, claiming he had a gun, hit an employee and robbed the Falls Church Smashburger on S. Washington Street Friday night.

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Virginia Attorney General Herring Hails SCOTUS Marriage Ruling

June 26, 2015 3:13 PM1 comment

In a press conference at the plaza outside the Arlington Courthouse this afternoon, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring hailed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage made across the Potomac Friday.

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4 F.C. Police Members Head to World Police & Fire Games

June 24, 2015 6:06 PM1 comment

Four members of the City of Falls Church Police Department will be competing in the World Police and Fire Games kicking off this Friday in Fairfax County. Master Police Officer Jennifer “Missy” Elliot will compete individually and as part of a duo in women’s golf next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, […]

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Gallows Rd. Bridge Over Rt. 50 Set for Rehab

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Del. Kaye Kory announced that the Virginia Department of Transportation held an informational open house for the public to learn more about plans to reconstruct the Gallows Road (Route 650) bridge over Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) yesterday at the Luther Jackson Middle School. The bridge is a 128-foot-long, two simple-span, […]

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Rep. Beyer Submits Gun Legislation

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U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, introduced the Keeping Guns from Criminals Act yesterday to close a loophole in federal law that allows straw purchasers and gun traffickers to funnel firearms to felons, juveniles, and other restricted purchasers with little to […]

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Commercial Development By Metro Can Be Super-Dense, Planner Says

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A veteran leading member of the Falls Church Planning Commission, included in an effort by consultants to the City of Falls Church and School Board to elicit comments on how to best develop near 40 acres annexed to the City said Monday that if commercial development of 10 acres of the land was on the area nearest the West Falls Church Metro station, she would have no opposition to whatever height or density variances might be sought.

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Expelled from Historic Church, Anglicans Buy a New Home

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The Falls Church Anglican, the large congregation of defectors from the Episcopal Church denomination who occupied but was eventually forced by the courts to vacate the historic Falls Church site on S. Washington St., has bought a new five-acre location at 6565 Arlington Blvd. within a mile of its former site in Fairfax County.

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FOOD NEWS: Buffalo Wild Wings Opens Monday, DGS Now in Mosaic & ‘Beast of the Month’ at Red Apron

June 25, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

  Buffalo Wild Wings Opens in Skyline on Monday Falls Church is getting a giant new sports bar. On Monday, Buffalo Wild Wings is opening on Leesburg Pike in the Skyline-area of F.C., bringing with it an extensive collection of beer, wall-to-wall TVs, 21 signature sauces and a whole lot […]

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F.C.-Retained Consultants Query City ‘Stakeholders’ on School Site Options

June 23, 2015 8:12 AM1 comment

Consultants from Cooper Carry and VHB spent the day Monday calling in scores of City of Falls Church so-called “stakeholders” to follow up the June 6 well-attended public “visioning meeting” on how the near 40 acres of property, including that currently housing the City’s high and middle schools, annexed into the City as part of last year’s deal to sell the City’s water system to Fairfax County.should be best developed.

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