2 F.C. Educators Honored By Washington Post

April 10, 2015 9:55 AM0 comments

George Mason High School principal Tyrone Byrd was honored as one of the area’s top principals and Mount Daniel Elementary’s Nanette Hof was named the City of Falls Church’s most outstanding teacher of the year by the Washington Post Friday.

Read more ›

‘Solarize Falls Church’ Initiative Kicks Off

April 8, 2015 8:52 PM0 comments

From April 1 through June 30, solar power for homes will be easier and more affordable than ever thanks to another round of Solarize Falls Church, a program that offers bulk purchasing discounts and free solar site assessments to homeowners. The program kicks off in Falls Church as a limited-time, […]

Read more ›

VPIS Prepares for April 18 Arbor Day

8:50 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Village Preservation and Improvement Society announced plans for a tree planting and participation in annual Arbor Day celebrations at Falls Church’s Frady Park on Saturday, April 18. The planting will take place at 120 W. Westmoreland at 8:30 a.m. and the celebration at 3 p.m. at Frady Park. […]

Read more ›

Another Challenger to Gross Announces

8:48 PM0 comments

Not only will long-time Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross face a Democratic primary challenge in June, but another candidate has announced her intent to run as an independent to face Gross in the November general election. While Gross will be challenged by Jessica Swanson in the June primary, community activist […]

Read more ›

Detailed 400-Page Development Plan For New Land Goes to Secret Confab

8:41 PM0 comments

Members of the Falls Church City Council and School Board crammed into a City Hall conference room Monday night with their legal teams and City staff to discuss the unsolicited proposal last month for the build out of the 39 acres that was annexed by Falls Church as part of the swap that delivered the City’s water system into Fairfax County’s hands last year.

Read more ›

2 on Falls Church City Council Vow to Keep Current Tax Rate

8:44 PM14 comments

Two members of the Falls Church City Council during a work session at City Hall Monday night went on record opposing any increase in the real estate tax rate, a position that would leave the City short by over $1 million in its effort to fund community services and the schools at the levels City Manager Wyatt Shields and School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones and the School Board say are needed.

Read more ›

F.C. Council, School Board Briefed In Closed Session on Clark Plan

April 7, 2015 9:56 PM2 comments

Members of the Falls Church City Council and School Board crammed into a City Hall conference room Monday night with principal figures of the development team that presented an unsolicited proposal last month for the build out of the 39 acres that was annexed by Falls Church as part of the swap that delivered the City’s water system into Fairfax County’s hands last year.

Read more ›

Alex Ripley, An Inspiration to Many in Falls Church, Dies at 39

April 3, 2015 3:09 PM3 comments

Alex was born at Fairfax Hospital on March 29, 1975. Within hours doctors noticed Alex was in distress. They began a frantic effort to diagnose his problem. It was assumed that it had to do with digestion of food and so nourishment was withheld while the detective work continued. For […]

Read more ›

Painkillers, Heroin Subject of April 13 Forum

April 1, 2015 7:33 PM0 comments

Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services William A. Hazel Jr. will join Fairfax County community leaders, local experts and parents in a special April 13 forum to highlight Fairfax County’s current fight against painkiller abuse and heroin use that has reached epidemic levels across the nation, according to a […]

Read more ›

Jackson Announces Retirement from AHDC

7:32 PM2 comments

Longtime Falls Church affordable housing advocate and Affordable Housing Development Corporation director Carol Jackson announced to a wide circle of friends and associates this week that she will be retiring from her position as of June 30, and that she and her husband, Charlie, will immediately move their home to […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+