McAuliffe Endorses Gross in Mason District Primary

April 15, 2015 5:12 PM0 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday endorsed Penelope A. “Penny” Gross for re-election as Mason District Supervisor, citing her results-oriented, pragmatic, common-sense approach to governing. Gross is seeking the Democratic nomination for a sixth term as Mason District’s representative to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors over first-time challenger Jessica Swanson. […]

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Beyer Hails F.C. in Local Speech

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In his first formal appearance in the City of Falls Church since taking office in the U.S. Congress earlier this year, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. hailed the electoral activism of the Little City in an address to the annual Jefferson-Jackson Potluck Dinner at the Community Center Sunday night. […]

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F.C. Schools Find $400k in Savings, Hope for No Tax Rate Hike Grows

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The clock is ticking, and for the Falls Church City Council, its date with destiny for committing to the next fiscal year’s budget is fast approaching.

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Latest ‘Mason Row’ Proposal Wins Another City Council OK

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By a 4-2 vote, the Falls Church City Council, working deep into the night Monday with concerns about the 4.3 acre mixed use project the Spectrum Group has planned for the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Street, wound up approving a new first reading for the plan at 12:20 a.m.

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Taste By Katie Celebrating 1st Year With Open House

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Taste by Katie is celebrating its one year anniversary with an open house running through Friday, April 17 from 5 – 8 p.m. Chef Katie Gilman will serve samples of a variety of appetizers, dinners and desserts. Taste by Katie, located at 6017 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington just outside the […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Tennis & GM Commercialization

April 16, 2015 12:54 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Beyer Gives Keynote at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

April 15, 2015 4:36 PM0 comments

Congressman Don Beyer giving the keynote address at the Falls Church City Democratic Committee’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Saturday. Members of the Falls Church City Council and Sen. Dick Saslaw, Del. Marcus Simon, Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos and Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson were all present at the dinner.

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Charlie Clark to Appear on Radio Hotline

April 14, 2015 2:37 PM0 comments

Charlie Clark, author of the News-Press column “Our Man in Arlington,” will be appearing on Radio Hotline with Dennis Price tonight at 9 p.m. On the show he will be discussing his life as a writer, his work habits and the stories he writes about in “Our Man in Arlington,” […]

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F.C. City Council Approves New First Reading of ‘Mason Row’ Project

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By a 4-2 vote, the Falls Church City Council, working deep into the night Monday with concerns about the 4.3 acre mixed use project the Spectrum Group has planned for the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Street, wound up approving a new first reading for the plan at 12:20 a.m.

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F.C. Town Hall on Budget Draws 13 Residents

April 11, 2015 2:54 PM5 comments

At Saturday’s Town Hall on the budget at the F.C. Community Center, 13 citizens showed up in addition to City and school representatives.

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