F.C. Residents Imagine ‘Schools Of the Future’ at Public Forum

October 22, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney New ideas were inoculating minds, broadening the array of possibilities and sparking conversations between parents, city residents and students alike over what the future holds for the community and Earth as we know it. This was the scene at Falls Church City Public Schools’ “Schools of the […]

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F.C. School Board Chair Calls for Civility After Flurry of Harsh Comments

October 20, 2015 9:53 PM0 comments

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Falls Church School Board, chair Justin Castillo made an appeal for civility in the heated discourse that has developed in the recent period, especially in the wake of the report that another School Board candidate (in addition to Castillo) in the upcoming Nov. 3 election.

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5 F.C. Council Candidates Square Off Before Local Chamber of Commerce

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The five candidates seeking three seats being contested in the upcoming Nov. 3 election in the City of Falls Church faced off in front of a large turnout at the monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, and with the focus on economic development, the characterization of campaigns by one candidate seemed apropos: it is a choice between two “M’s,” moratorium versus momentum.

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Smerdon Rules Motion Calling for Her Resignation ‘Out of Order’

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At the monthly meeting of the Falls Church Schools’ citizens’ voluntary Special Education Advisory Committee Monday night, committee chair Becky Smerdon, a candidate in the School Board election coming Nov. 3, ruled as “out of order” a motion and second to call her her resignation Monday.

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F.C. Police Found Dog Involved in Saturday Biting Incident

October 19, 2015 4:03 PM0 comments

UPDATE: The dog from Saturday’s dog biting incident has been found and is in quarantine. The victim will not need to undergo rabies vaccinations. In a press release updating the City’s previous report, the Falls Church City Police Department thanked the community for their help. The City of Falls Church Police […]

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Spree of Car Break-Ins Hits Falls Church

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At least 16 cars were broken into or tampered with over the weekend in the City of Falls Church causing City police to issue an alert urging residents to take precautionary measure to keep their cars and property safe.

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Falls Church Man Found Dead at Fairfax County Jail

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Fairfax County Police are investigating the death of a 68-year-old Falls Church man who died while in custody at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

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Forum at GMHS Auditorium Yields Little New on F.C. School Board Hopefuls

October 16, 2015 9:35 AM0 comments

Last night’s much anticipated face off between the record number of candidates seeking election to three Falls Church School Board seats did not yield marked differences among them.

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Wish You Were Here

October 15, 2015 2:02 PM0 comments

Famous musicians graced the streets of the City of Falls Church last weekend for a recording session at the City’s Cue Recording Studio. Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame (left) and Sheryl Crow (center) were present to record a rendition of Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” with three disabled veteran […]

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Absentee Voting Begins for Nov. 3 Election

October 14, 2015 7:00 PM0 comments

Absentee voting is underway in the City of Falls Church for the upcoming General Election on Nov. 3. According to a statement from City Hall, qualified voters may vote absentee by mail or in person at the Office of Voter Registration and Elections in City Hall, 300 Park Avenue, Suite […]

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