F.C.’s Homestretch Wins Human Rights Award

September 5, 2014 2:48 PM0 comments

Homestretch, the highly-acclaimed Falls Church-based non-profit working to place homeless persons in housing, has been named the recipient of this year’s Human Rights Award from the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission. The honor will be presented at a ceremony on Sept. 16 at the county’s Government Center. The annual ceremony […]

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F.C. Citizens Jam Community Center for Town Hall on ‘Mason Row’ Project

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A standing room only crowd of concerned Falls Church citizens jammed a meeting room at the F.C. Community Center Thursday night to hear a briefing from the developers on the proposed “Mason Row” project at the intersection of W. Broad and N. West Streets.

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Ted’s Bulletin Opening October 6 in Mosaic

September 4, 2014 1:48 PM0 comments

Next month, Ted’s Bulletin will debut at Mosaic District adding yet another dining option to the Merrifield development’s growing lineup when it opens its doors on October 6.

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5 Green & Cheap Home Improvement Ideas

September 3, 2014 11:19 PM0 comments

By Hermela Hailemariam Over the past decade or so homeowners have been renovating their homes and installing new features to make houses more environmentally friendly. Some of these fixes and updates, like green roofs or recycled water systems, are costly. “People are always looking for ways to save money when […]

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After Slow Summer, F.C. Agents Ready for Fall Market Pick Up

September 5, 2014 9:12 AM1 comment

Labor Day weekend is much anticipated because it marks the start of a new school year and all the excitement and new things associated with it. But it’s more than just teachers, students and parents who are looking forward to this week. It’s also home sellers, buyers and real estate agents.

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Bailey’s Upper Elementary Now Open on Leesburg Pike

September 3, 2014 11:00 PM0 comments

Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences opened for the first time to students in grades 3-5 on Tuesday in a former office building on Leesburg Pike renovated by Fairfax County Public Schools for use as a learning facility.

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50-Year Falls Church Resident Dorothy H. Wurz Dies at Age 92

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Dorothy Louise Hastings Wurz, 92, of Falls Church, passed away on Sunday, Apr. 27, 2014 at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.

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As F.C. Schools Open, Early Signs Of a Cooling in Enrollment Growth

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Although it’s still too early to say for sure, with numbers lower than expected on Day One, there are signs Falls Church City Public School enrollment growth is cooling.

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F.C. Officials Mull ‘Ring Road’ Impact for Economic Growth

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Buoyed by “revised mapping” of a proposed “ring road” around the Seven Corners bottleneck at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 7, a revision that relocates the road completely outside the Falls Church City limits, F.C. officials are now anticipating Fairfax County officials coming to F.C. City Hall to present a thorough briefing on the overall plan for the renovation of Seven Corners on Sept. 15.

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Former State Legislator Vincent Callahan In Hospital With West Nile Virus encephalitis

September 1, 2014 9:05 PM0 comments

Former Northern Virginia-based state legislator Vincent Callahan was confirmed in the Virginia Hospital Center tonight suffering from exposure to the West Nile Virus encephalitis, according to a G. Paul Nardo, Clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond. Since there is no cure for the virus other than rest, […]

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