Falls Church’s Jerome Tennille Runs for Survivors of Tragedy

August 17, 2015 2:02 PM0 comments

by Karim Doumar Jerome Tennille of Falls Church will run the ninth annual 12-hour Adventure Trail Run on September 19 to raise funds to benefit the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. According to its website, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors provides help, hope and healing to all those grieving […]

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Republican Show to Remain on FCC-TV

August 19, 2015 6:28 PM0 comments

A move to take off the air the “Northern Virginia Republican” show produced by Jim Parmelee telecast on over 40 Virginia cable systems, including all in Northern Virginia, has been reversed and the show will remain on the Falls Church Cable TV system, the City’s Republican committee has reported. The […]

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Va. Class Sizes Ballooning, Report Says

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In Prince William County, middle and high school class sizes have ballooned from 21 kids to 30 kids, and there’s been talk there of ending full-day kindergarten, according to a new report from the Richmond-based Commonwealth Institute. Despite a state budget surplus, it reports, in Norfolk, there are school buildings […]

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Webb Appointed to Juvenile Justice Committee

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Falls Church School Board member Lawrence L. Webb has been appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to an Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, the governor’s office announced Monday. Webb, who is a senior recruiter at Bowie State University, has formerly served a term on the Falls Church City Council.

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Developer Todd Hitt’s Commitment To Falls Church Knows No Limits

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In addition to what he’s already done and announced he wants to do, at least three new projects in Falls Church are in the planning mind of Todd Hitt, the Northern Virginia native and energetic real estate visionary.

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How 1980s Anti-Development Bias Constrained Falls Church’s Growth

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Longtime Northern Virginia Real Estate developer Ross W. Keith died at age 86 after a lengthy illness at his home last week, and among other things the occasion spurred recollections in Falls Church of Keith’s central role in the 1970s development at the City’s central intersection where routes 29 and 7 cross.

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F.C. Residents Hold Least Credit Card Debt Among Virginians

August 21, 2015 11:34 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama Residents of Falls Church ranked most fiscally responsible with their plastic in Virginia and 13 in the nation, according to a new SmartAsset study that measured credit card debt against income and wealth. With an average income of $59,088 and wealth at $58,462, Falls Church residents racked $3,670 […]

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Local Banks Talk Lending Practices

August 20, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

or first time home buyers, now is the time to “jump in” the housing market before the Federal Reserve hikes its interest rate like it’s been hinting for weeks it’s going to do. Once the Fed raises its rate, it’s only a quick matter of time before many financial institutions […]

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FOOD NEWS: Happy Tart Looks to September Opening, More New Restaurants On the Way

August 19, 2015 4:27 PM0 comments

  Gluten-Free Bakery Happy Tart Likely Opening Next Month The Happy Tart, the gluten-free bakery and cafe from Alexandria, will likely open in early-to-mid September in Falls Church’s Pearson Square development, the City’s Economic Development Office reports. Owner and executive chef Emma Cech says she spent years researching, baking and […]

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Falls Church Area Fire Causes Over $37,000 in Damage

August 17, 2015 11:47 AM1 comment

A fire in the Falls Church area on Saturday afternoon caused an estimated $37,500 to a single-family townhouse, the Fairfax County Fire Department reported this morning on their website.

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