Falls Church Ranked #17 on Best Small Towns List

June 1, 2015 12:43 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church is number 17 in a new list ranking the best small towns in the country to live, work and play, according to a press release Monday.

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La Cote D’Or Owner Dies Following Short Illness

May 29, 2015 1:28 PM0 comments

An email from Lynne Campet, co-owner of the La Cote D’Or restaurant on Router 29 at the Arlington-Falls Church border, announced the passing of her husband and co-owner Ramon Campet following a short illness. The following is the text of the message sent by Ms. Campet: “It is with great […]

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Ty Harris Named Principal of F.C.’s Mary Ellen Henderson

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Mary Ellen Henderson assistant principal Ty Harris has been selected as the City of Falls Church school’s new principal.

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Prisoner Who Escaped Custoday at Inova Fairfax Indicted on 16 Counts

May 28, 2015 3:34 PM0 comments

A federal grand jury returned a 16-count indictment against Wossen Assaye, the 43-year-old Arlington man who escaped from custody while being treated at Inova Fairfax Hospital in late March.

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Warhurst Leaves Legacy of Determination, Care

May 29, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Kevin Warhurst, the youngest son of Bob Warhurst, said that his father’s life has been about making his own opportunities and creating his own destiny. Bob Warhurst, who passed away in late April, got his first job at the age of seven, Kevin recalled in a conversation with the News-Press, […]

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PHOTOS: F.C. Honors & Celebrates At Memorial Day Festival

May 28, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

It was a gorgeous spring day, warm but with a breeze, as thousands showed up around Falls Church City Hall and along the parade route the length of Park Avenue to commemorate Memorial Day Monday.

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F.C.’s Kimble, Simon Challenge LCI Funding Formula

May 27, 2015 5:46 PM2 comments

Although initiated with good intentions, Virginia’s “local composite index,” or LCI, that determines how much state revenue aid goes to the 134 school divisions around the commonwealth has become a political football, with influences in the state legislature skewing aid levels by leaving out local sources of income, such as […]

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As Filing Deadline Looms, a Dearth Of F.C. Council Candidates So Far

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Thinking of running for the Falls Church City Council? It’s not too late! All it will take is 125 valid signatures of City of Falls Church registered voters and a few other forms that need to be submitted to the City Registrar’s office by 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 9.

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No Environmentalist Seal of Approval for New Mt. Daniel

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An extra $85,000 was removed from a budget supplemental by the Falls Church City Council Tuesday when it was reported that the new Mt. Daniel Elementary School construction project already in its preliminary stages will not be crafted to meet so-called “LEED Silver” environmental certification standards.

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F.C. Native Betty Boardway Dies at Age 83

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Betty Jean Boardway, 83, passed away on May 24, 2015 after a short illness. She was born and raised in Falls Church and was a longtime resident of Willow Grove. She is preceded in death by her mother, Bessie Virginia Shumate, her father, Alton Palmer Shumate and her brother Robert […]

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