Absentee Voting Begins for Nov. 3 Election

October 14, 2015 7:00 PM0 comments

Absentee voting is underway in the City of Falls Church for the upcoming General Election on Nov. 3. According to a statement from City Hall, qualified voters may vote absentee by mail or in person at the Office of Voter Registration and Elections in City Hall, 300 Park Avenue, Suite […]

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School Board Candidates in Spotlight at GMHS Tonight

October 15, 2015 12:57 PM0 comments

With the School Board and City Council election looming on Nov. 3, citizens of the City of Falls Church will have more opportunities to see the 13 total candidates vying for six positions facing off against each other in public.

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Shields Adamant: Model Shows Big Net Benefit From Mixed Use in F.C.

October 14, 2015 7:10 PM0 comments

As the benefits and liabilities of large-scale mixed use development projects have become major points of contention in the Falls Church City Council race this fall, top officials at City Hall remain adamant contending that there have been marked positive effects on the fiscal health of the City.

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The Lasso In the News-Press: High Class Sizes & Mason’s Golf Team

October 15, 2015 11:16 AM0 comments

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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Dorothy Macomber Dies at Age 95

October 14, 2015 6:15 PM0 comments

Dorothy Macomber, longtime resident of Falls Church, died at her home on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Dorothy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on Oct. 29, 1919, to Robert Arthur and Fanny Queen Black. On Jan. 30, 1943, Dorothy, was married to Robert Clifford Macomber, in Detroit. During the summer of […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Richard Allan Dies

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Richard T. Allan, Jr., longtime and beloved resident of the City of Falls Church and a bedrock supporter of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library in Falls Church, died on his 94th birthday while in Hospice care at Goodwin House of Bailey’s Crossroads. The cause of death was complications associated […]

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Native Foods Closes in Falls Church

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Well, that was fast. Open not even a year, the fast-casual vegan restaurant Native Foods Cafe has closed its doors in the City of Falls Church. The Chicago-based cafe, which had major expansion plans with hopes of 200 stores by 2017, opened just last December in the West Falls Church shopping […]

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Falls Church High School Introduces Vietnamese Class

October 16, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Over 5,000 students in Fairfax County speak Vietnamese as their home language. Despite this, Virginia hadn’t offered Vietnamese as a foreign language in public high schools until this school year. Fairfax County has introduced the first Vietnamese class in the state at Falls Church High School.

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Happy Tart Opening Tomorrow in Falls Church

October 14, 2015 12:41 PM0 comments

The gluten-free bakery The Happy Tart will open its second location tomorrow in the City of  Falls Church. Owner and baker Emma Cech told the News-Press the bakery will open for limited hours at 410 S. Maple Avenue this Thursday and Friday and then next Tuesday through Friday before its […]

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F.C. Council Gives Preliminary OK to 2 New City Positions

October 13, 2015 9:19 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council has given “first reading” preliminary approval to $1,271,679 in new general fund expenditures that became available following the conclusion of Fiscal Year 2015 to include two new City positions, a new school bus and an array of smaller items at its meeting Tuesday.

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