Buschows to Serve as Parade Grand Marshals

May 21, 2015 11:01 AM2 comments

Longtime Falls Church residents Barry and Kathleen Buschow are honored to serve as grand marshals for this year’s Memorial Day parade.

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Falls Church’s Biggest Party: Annual Memorial Day Parade & Fete Monday

May 22, 2015 10:34 AM0 comments

It’s the biggest party of the year in the City of Falls Church. The annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival will engulf areas around City Hall with as many as 15,000 people from the entire region, and hundreds of colorful booth and food vendors, live music and the big parade comes down Park Avenue that starts at 2 p.m., all built around a solemn Memorial Day commemoration ceremony at 11 a.m.

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June 9 Filing Deadline Looms For F.C. Fall Council Election

May 20, 2015 6:28 PM0 comments

Talk about a date that may be sneaking up on people, especially those who plan to run for the City Council or School Board in the City of Falls Church, consider June 9, just two and a half weeks from now.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Principal Byrd’s Award & the Application Process

May 21, 2015 1:07 PM0 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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Paving to Affect Traffic, Residence Access on West St. Through Summer

May 20, 2015 5:09 PM0 comments

After 4,700 feet of new water mains were installed on South West Street, road paving will affect traffic and access to residences through early September in the City of Falls Church. The South West Roadbed Reconstruction Project, tasked with reconstructing the infrastructure along S. West in the City, will install new pavement […]

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F.C. Schools, City Council Clash Over LEED Status of New Mt. Daniel

May 18, 2015 11:27 PM4 comments

At Monday night’s Falls Church City Council work session, F.C. School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones was invited to speak to why she considers it too late in the construction and renovation of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School for the project to qualify as LEED Silver environmentally certified.

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‘Visioning Process’ on School Property to Kick Off With June 6 Public Meeting

May 15, 2015 2:21 PM4 comments

Falls Church School Board Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones told a meeting of the Mason High/Henderson Middle School Joint Steering Committee that the consulting firm of Cooper Carry was retained to lead a first-step “visioning process” aimed at engaging the community and stake holders in a conversation on how the development might look.

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Bike to Work Day

10:27 AM1 comment

The base of the bike bridge on the W&OD Bike Trail in Falls Church was the scene of a “pit stop” for bikers taking to heart the “Bike to Work” day promotion throughout the region.

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F.C. Man Arrested and Charged with Abduction

May 14, 2015 2:11 PM0 comments

Detectives for the Fairfax County Police Department arrested Elmer Moises Nieto Lara, 28, of the Falls Church area of Fairfax County and charged him with abduction with the intent to defile.

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U.S. News Report Ranks GMHS 5th in State

May 13, 2015 7:43 PM8 comments

The U.S. News and World Report has ranked Falls Church’s George Mason High School the fifth best in Virginia in its school rankings edition. Mason is also ranked by the magazine 140th out of 29,070 high schools nationally. Rankings of other area schools in Virginia include the magnet Thomas Jefferson […]

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