5 Auto Financing Tips from Falls Church Businesses

November 8, 2014 9:03 AM1 comment

By Liz Lizama Major purchases like buying a car may seem intimidating around the holidays, but it might actually be a prime opportunity to score a great deal. As the year comes to an end, dealerships are eager to make room for the new year’s models. Moreover, making year-end sales […]

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Toyotas Are Little City’s Most Popular Cars; Honda Accord is F.C.’s Most Popular Model

November 6, 2014 1:59 PM0 comments

By Patricia Leslie City of Falls Church residents love Toyotas – or at least love buying them – but the Honda Accord is the City’s most popular car according to numbers from F.C.’s Commissioner of the Revenue office. The News-Press looked at statistics from vehicle registrations over the past several […]

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Few Questions Remain About Warner Victory

November 5, 2014 7:43 PM0 comments

Declaring victory before a statewide canvass got under way, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is “100 percent certain” to be sworn in for a second term, his election attorney said Wednesday. Warner is leading Republican Ed Gillespie by some 16,000 votes out of two million cast Tuesday. “The margin is close, […]

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F.C. Vets Day Ceremony Set for Tuesday

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The City of Falls Church will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at the Falls Church City Veterans Memorial in front of the Falls Church Community Center, located at 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m., it was announced this week. The program will include […]

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Arlington Election Shouldn’t Stop Streetcar

7:42 PM0 comments

According to the Coalition for Smarter Growth, “It would be reading too much into Arlington voters’ intentions to ascribe the election of John Vihstadt to a full term on the Arlington Board over Alan Howze primarily to the debate over the Columbia Pike streetcar.” Streetcar opponents linked the price tag […]

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Fairfax Co. Schools File Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit

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Attorneys for Fairfax County Public Schools filed a motion to sever and a motion to dismiss the lawsuit brought against them and Bailey’s Elementary School Principal Marie Lemmon late last month. The motion to sever the lawsuit claims that the claims of Rachel Charlton, the former Bailey’s assistant principal now […]

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Once Again, F.C. Votes for Quality Schools; Beyer & Acosta Win Big

7:37 PM4 comments

It was yet another landslide vote in the City of Falls Church to authorize school construction bonds this week. In this Tuesday’s election the vote in favor of a $15.4 million bond issue for the expansion and improvement of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School was by more than a whopping 2-to-1 margin.

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It’s Official, DMV Select Shuts Down for Good At F.C. City Hall

1:08 PM10 comments

After more than eight years of service, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles “Select” office at the Commissioner of the Revenue’s office in Falls Church’s City Hall shut its doors for good last Friday.

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School Bond Referendum, Jody Acosta, Beyer All Win by Landslides in F.C.

November 4, 2014 8:05 PM1 comment

In two important strictly local elections in the City of Falls Church today, the results tallied tonight were surprisingly lopsided. With all three City precincts reporting, the Mt. Daniel School bond referendum won by a overwhelming majority of two-to-one, and in the special election to fill the City treasurer’s seat acting treasurer Jody Acosta won by two thirds of the vote.

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F.C. LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: November 4, 2014

7:16 PM2 comments

Follow along with the News-Press as results from today’s election will be reported LIVE after polls close at 7 p.m. tonight.

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