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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50-Year Falls Church Resident Dorothy H. Wurz Dies at Age 92

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Dorothy Louise Hastings Wurz, 92, of Falls Church, passed away on Sunday, Apr. 27, 2014 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.

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As F.C. Schools Open, Early Signs Of a Cooling in Enrollment Growth

10:47 PM9 comments

Although it’s still too early to say for sure, with numbers lower than expected on Day One, there are signs Falls Church City Public School enrollment growth is cooling.

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F.C. Officials Mull ‘Ring Road’ Impact for Economic Growth

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Buoyed by “revised mapping” of a proposed “ring road” around the Seven Corners bottleneck at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 7, a revision that relocates the road completely outside the Falls Church City limits, F.C. officials are now anticipating Fairfax County officials coming to F.C. City Hall to present a thorough briefing on the overall plan for the renovation of Seven Corners on Sept. 15.

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Former State Legislator Vincent Callahan In Hospital With West Nile Virus encephalitis

September 1, 2014 9:05 PM0 comments

Former Northern Virginia-based state legislator Vincent Callahan was confirmed in the Virginia Hospital Center tonight suffering from exposure to the West Nile Virus encephalitis, according to a G. Paul Nardo, Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond. Since there is no cure for the virus other than rest, […]

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8-Year Old Girl Assaulted By 14-Year Old Boy at Cherry Hill Park Friday

August 30, 2014 2:14 PM8 comments

A 14-year old boy was arrested after physically and sexually assaulting an 8-year old girl at Cherry Hill Park Friday night, police reported today. Officers responded to the Falls Church park at 9:30 p.m., Friday, August 29, where the victim told police she was physically and sexually assaulted by the 14-year […]

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N. Oak St. Closed Shortly Today for Mt. Daniel ‘Teacher Day’

August 29, 2014 11:15 AM0 comments

North Oak Street, leading up to Mt. Daniel Elementary, will be closed today from 1-1:30 p.m. due to “Meet the Teacher Day” at the Falls Church school. Traffic barriers and school staff will be at the intersection of N. West and N. Oak and Walnut and N. Oak. The closure […]

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Best of Falls Church 2014: The Winners!

August 28, 2014 10:10 AM6 comments

For the fifth consecutive year, the News-Press asked readers to cast their votes for their favorite places to eat, drink, shop, relax and more in and around The Little City. After eight long weeks and a record number of ballots, the votes have all been tallied.

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F.C.’s Idrobo Appointed to State Body

August 27, 2014 8:05 PM0 comments

Julio Idrobo of Falls Church, chair of the City’s Housing Commission, has been appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to a position on the Virginia Latino Advisory Board for a four-year term through June 30, 2018, it has been announced by Jennifer Sayegh of the governor’s board appointments team. “Gov. McAuliffe […]

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Mayor Says F.C. ‘Up to the Challenge’ For Growth Needed to Support Schools

7:45 PM3 comments

While exploring opportunities for economic development, Falls Church Mayor David Tarter told the News-Press this week he believes the City is “up to the challenge” of promoting economic growth to meet an array of interrelated pressures, including the growing needs of its school system.

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