Monday Storm Topples Tree in F.C.

July 15, 2014 11:20 AM0 comments

A tree on Ellison Street in Falls Church fell during Monday’s heavy rain storms, bringing utility lines down with it and crushing a car parked on the street there. This photo submitted by Ariadne Autor documents the damage.

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F.C. Police Seek Information in Dog Bite Incident

July 14, 2014 12:33 PM4 comments

At about 11 a.m. today, a man was bitten by a yellow Labrador Retriever-type dog in the 400 block of S. West Street, according to City of Falls Church police. The dog was being walked by a woman who was heading in the direction of W. Broad Street. The woman […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Mona Maloney Dies at Age 93

July 10, 2014 12:17 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church resident Mona Maloney passed away on July 8, 2014, at the age of 93. Mona was born in Atchison County, Missouri, on Feb. 21, 1921, to Minnie and Tom Fleming. She grew up in Mound City, Missouri, where she initially lived on a farm owned by William […]

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Citizen-Initiated ‘Traffic Calming’ Efforts ‘Costly & Non-Essential,’ City Hall Says

July 9, 2014 7:56 PM7 comments

An angry dust-up at Monday’s Falls Church City Council work session about planned delays in the implementation of a traffic-calming plan for the intersection of Parker and Kent Streets – where a City student was injured in a traffic accident last month – led to an uncommon set of exchanges in which the City’s entire “traffic calming” effort got called into question.

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Longtime Aide Jody Acosta to Fill in for Kaye & Seek Election

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Falls Church City Treasurer Cathy Miller Kaye announced her retirement, effective as of July 18, for health reasons at a June 23 F.C. Council meeting. She served in the elected position for more than eight years, and was uncontested in two elections.

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Anthony’s Restaurant Close to Opening on Annandale Road

7:35 PM2 comments

The new location of Anthony’s, the Falls Church institution which shuttered last year to make way for a mixed-use development project, is “95 percent done” and should be completed in a few weeks, the restaurant’s general manager, Pete Zoutis, told the News-Press this week

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F.C. City Treasurer Cathy Kaye to Retire; Jody Acosta to Assume Duties

July 8, 2014 2:56 PM1 comment

Cathy Kaye last month announced her retirement as the City of Falls Church’s treasurer after more than eight years of service, including two reelections. “I am retiring for health reasons,” said Kaye, “but my heart will always be with the City Treasurer’s office. I am so proud of the advancements […]

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Former Mason Teacher Alice Rooney Dies at Age 101

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Alice M. Rooney, 101, a longtime resident of Falls Church, closed her eyes for the last time on July 4, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Alice was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Marywood College and received her Master of Science degree from American University. She taught chemistry and was head […]

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F.C. Assistant City Manager Mester Receives Outstanding Achievement Award

July 7, 2014 12:55 PM0 comments

Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester was recently awarded the Marcia Mashaw Outstanding Assistant Award by the Virginia Local Government Management Association. Each year VLGMA presents this award to an assistant manager who has demonstrated outstanding performance, particularly with a special project or during a period of unique conditions and circumstances. […]

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Woman Stabbed Watching Fireworks in F.C. Area Parking Lot

July 5, 2014 5:22 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Police say a 65-year-old woman was stabbed last night while watching fireworks from a parking lot just over the Falls Church City line on Leesburg Pike. According to police reports, around 10:25 p.m. the woman was sitting in a shopping center parking lot at 7129 Leesburg Pike, with […]

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