Arc of NoVa Hosting Networking Mixer Feb. 24

February 18, 2015 7:00 PM0 comments

The Arc of Northern Virginia is hosting a networking mixer for the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, February 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Arc represents and serves more than 16,000 people with intellectual and development disabilities and their families providing vital programs, services, and advocacy. Members […]

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Doodlehopper Offers Free Crafts on Wednesdays Through March

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Doodlehopper 4 Kids is offering free crafts for kids from 4 to 4:30 p.m. on “Wacky Wednesdays” through March. Crafts include rhinestone bracelets, Tape A Doddle, Leprechaun bookmarks, paper bag puppets, and BFF jewelry. Doodlehopper is located at 234 W. Broad Street. For more information, visit

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Middle Years Program & Flipped Classrooms

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The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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F.C. Real Estate Assessments Mailed Next Week

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This year’s assessments of the land and building values of all real estate parcels in the City of Falls Church is due to be mailed out from the Assessor’s Office at City Hall next Tuesday, to be received in the mail by individual land owners beginning Wednesday of next week. […]

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A Snowy Tuesday in The Little City

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In a relatively mild winter so far, the City of Falls Church got hit with the biggest storm of the season Monday night and early Tuesday, dropping close to four inches of snow on The Little City.

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F.C. School Board Closing in on Budget Request With 5% Hike

February 17, 2015 11:44 PM6 comments

At its work session Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board appeared to narrow its options for its budget request of transfer from the City to near a five percent increase, setting up what could be another major clash with the City Council, which has the final say on the budget numbers and has called for a zero growth school board budget in order to avoid having to impose a real estate tax rate increase.

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Eden Center Kicks Off Chinese New Year Celebration Tomorrow

February 18, 2015 2:51 PM0 comments

A raising of the American and Vietnamese flags and singing national anthems at 11:30 a.m. will kick off the Eden Center’s celebration of the Chinese New Year, which will continue with more events commemorating the start of the Year of the Goat this weekend. The Chinese Zodiac revolves around a 12-year […]

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Longtime F.C. Business Leader Cindy Elkin Dies

February 17, 2015 11:47 AM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church business leader Cynthia Murphy Elkin died last Friday, Feb. 13, surrounded by family and close friends. Elkin and her late husband, Jim Elkin, were important leaders of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce since coming to Falls Church in the mid-1990s and operating the Point of View […]

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Falls Church Schools, Government Closed Tuesday as Snow Emergency in Effect

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Falls Church City Schools and government services are closes Tuesday as the biggest winter storm of the season dumped closed to six inches on the area late Monday and early Tuesday morning. School day care services are also closed in addition to Mary Riley Styles Public Library.  The Community Center […]

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Falls Church City Schools Closed Tuesday

February 16, 2015 6:24 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 16, in advance of a winter storm expected to drop upwards of six inches of snow Monday evening through Tuesday morning. In addition to the school closures, Monday evening activities were cancelled and all City daycare services will also […]

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