U.S. Supreme Court Stays Va. Gay Marriages

August 20, 2014 7:18 PM0 comments

Late yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on the exercise of same sex marriages in Virginia, only hours before the first such marriage would have become legal in the state. Equality Virginia had circulated a list of clergymen who were prepared to be at the ready at county […]

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Katherine Sutalo, F.C.’s Newest Arborist, Likes Lights on Trees

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Katherine Sutalo, the City of Falls Church’s newest arborist, said she’s in favor of residents and businesses of the Little City interacting with trees in a positive manner.

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‘Bulldozers Not on Their Way Yet,’ Gross Quips on 7 Corners Plan

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“Bulldozers are not moving up Route 7 now,” Fairfax County’s Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross quipped to the News-Press in a phone interview this week about concerns that have been raised about the county’s Seven Corners Revitalization Plan.

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Casual Pace Characterizes School Bond Campaign So Far

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At last night’s Falls Church School Board work session, almost two hours expired before the subject got around to what efforts are being undertaken around the November school bond referendum, when citizens will be asked to approve a $15 million bond to expansion and renovate the Mt. Daniel Elementary School.

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Sam’s Farm Closing at End of September

August 19, 2014 2:31 PM3 comments

Sam’s Farm, the third-generation family-owned-and-operated garden center located at 7125 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church will be closing after 38 years in business.

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F.C.’s New Hilton Garden Inn Opens, City Officials Get a Tour

August 15, 2014 2:49 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s new Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad St. was proclaimed open as of today by City Councilman Phil Duncan in a Facebook posting. This followed a breakfast tour offered City officials, including Mayor David Tarter, Councilman Dan Sze and Duncan.

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Longtime F.C. Resident, Eli Uglejesa Dies at 89

August 13, 2014 8:47 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church resident Eli M. Ugljesa, 89, died on August 8 in Wyandotte, Michigan where he resided for the last 10 years. He lived in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for most of his life and lived in Falls Church for 42 years. Ugljesa is survived by his son, […]

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Sgt. Toler Fêted by City Council

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A proclamation by the Falls Church City Council Monday night was signed by Mayor David Tarter in memory of Sergeant Dale Toler, a “respected member of the Falls Church Sheriff’s Office,” who died July 31. According to the proclamation, Sgt. Toler was the Reserves Coordinator for the F.C. Sheriff’s Office […]

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Late Maj. Gen. Greene Honored By F.C. Council

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In a proclamation by the Falls Church City Council honoring the life of U.S. Army Major General Harold J. Greene, a City of Falls Church resident, signed by Mayor David Tarter at Monday’s meeting, noted that “Major General Greene, of Falls Church, made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his […]

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F.C. Council OKs Efficiency Changes

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Monday, the Falls Church City Council approved some changes to streamline its meetings, including by reconfiguring seating arrangements at work sessions so that members better face each other. Changes in how staff reports are presented, including clearer delineation of “Council action requested” space, are aimed at reducing staff time spent […]

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