F.C. Council Mulls Stiff New Limits on Trailer, RV Parking

November 12, 2014 10:26 PM7 comments

By a unanimous vote this Monday, the Falls Church City Council gave preliminary approval to a new ordinance that would effectively prohibit parking on public streets in the City of any trailer or RV.

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Buschow Gets ‘Spirit of F.C.’ Award

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Barry Buschow was presented with the Spirit of Falls Church Award at Sunday’s semiannual meeting of the Village Preservation and Improvement Society. It has only been presented to six other people over 40 years. “The Bear” has been a dedicated volunteer in the city since moving to F.C. in 1987. […]

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Yellow Decal Required by Nov. 15

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All cars, trucks, and motorcycles normally garaged within the City must be registered and clearly display a 2015 yellow City decal. The City’s parking enforcement officer will ticket cars without decals properly posted on front windshields. The treasurer’s office mails the current year decals with the personal property tax bills each year. […]

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Residents Hear Plans for Parks, Library at VPIS Meeting

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by Patricia Leslie New officers, awards, parks, and an expanded library were on the agenda at the fall membership meeting of the Village Preservation and Improvement Society, which met Sunday, Nov. 9, at the American Legion Post 130 on North Oak Street. About 80 people came to hear the ideas […]

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Springfield Couple Charged in McLean Stabbing and Home Invasion Robbery

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A Springfield couple was charged in the Sunday stabbing of two 61-year-old McLean residents during a home invasion robbery, the Fairfax County Police Department announced this morning. Andrew and Alecia Schmul of 5918 Attentee Road in Springfield were charged with two counts of abduction and two counts of malicious wounding, Fairfax Police […]

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Veterans Honored in Annual Nov. 11 Service at F.C. Veterans Memorial

November 11, 2014 1:56 PM1 comment

It was virtually standing room only at the Veterans Day memorial service in Falls Church Tuesday morning, as clear and pleasant skies welcomed all comers.

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Moran to Receive ASPCA Award Thursday

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Retiring U.S. Rep. Jim Moran is one of this year’s recipients of the 2014 Humane Award Winners, according to the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. According to an ASPCA statement, “During his last term before his retirement, Congressman Jim Moran is being awarded with this accolade from […]

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LaCondre Assures Council F.C. Can Handle Debt Load

November 10, 2014 10:56 PM1 comment

Following last week’s landslide passage of a Mt. Daniel School bond referendum in the City of Falls Church, the City’s chief financial officer Richard LaCondre assured the City Council at its meeting Monday night that with the City’s current low debt burden, handling the issuance of bonds for the expansion of Mt. Daniel, plus the renovation of City Hall and the expansion of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, along with funds for storm water abatement and other lesser needs in the City can be met comfortably by taking on added debt in the next few years.

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McLean Residents Stabbed During Robbery

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Two 61-year-old residents of McLean were stabbed during an apparent home invasion robbery last night, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said they responded to a reported home invasion robbery and stabbing on the 900 block of Spencer Road shortly before 10 p.m. on Nov. 9 and upon […]

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New Filings Allege More Discrimination by Fairfax Principal

November 8, 2014 5:55 PM0 comments

The lawyer representing three former educators and one former student at Bailey’s Elementary School in Falls Church in a federal discrimination lawsuit against Bailey’s Principal Marie Lemmon and the Fairfax County school system filed new documents on Wednesday to bolster the plaintiffs’ discrimination claims. The new filings, a complaint amending the one originally filed in late […]

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