State Senate Blocks Immigrant Denier Bill, 20-19

January 21, 2015 7:14 PM0 comments

With the gain of one critical Republican vote and another critical Republican abstention, a bill by Sen. Dick Black (R-Loudoun) to deny in-state tuition to students deemed lawful through the federal “deferred action for childhood arrivals” (DACA) program was defeated 20-19 in Richmond Tuesday. DACA allowed undocumented students who meet […]

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F.C. Council Mulls Sorely-Needed Quick Fixes for Rt. 7 and 29 Hub

6:59 PM1 comment

By utilizing a tiny fraction of the $20 million the City of Falls Church received as the cash component of the sale of its water system to Fairfax County last year, a significant sprucing up of the area around the intersection of Routes 7 (Broad St.) and 29 (Washington Street) may be coming in the next months, if the City Council follows the guidance of City Manager Wyatt Shields.

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Saslaw Still Passionate, Pushing Hard for Anti-Campus Rape Bill

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State Sen. Dick Saslaw, the veteran Senate Democratic leader in Richmond, brought the same fiery rhetoric against campus rape, and what he called the “cover up” policy at the University of Virginia, back to Falls Church Saturday after similar remarks in the wake of the first release of the Rolling Stone magazine article on the subject to the Falls Church City Council last month.

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Police Seek Help in Identifying Exxon Burglary Suspect

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The Arlington County Police Department’s Burglary/Larceny Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a burglary incident over the weekend at the Exxon gas station at 4746 Lee Highway in Arlington. The suspect broke into the gas station, shortly after 8 p.m. on […]

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Water Main Break Shuts Down E. Broad in Falls Church

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A water main break has shut down parts of Route 7 in Falls Church early Wednesday morning with closures continuing through evening rush hour.

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Indoor Ribbon Cutting Marks Grand Opening of New Sports Bar

January 17, 2015 10:44 PM1 comment

An official grand opening ceremony, led by Falls Church Mayor David Snyder and many local city government and Chamber of Commerce dignitaries, held indoors to welcome the new sports bar to the City of Falls Church, The Locker Room, at the location of the former Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar […]

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Saslaw Says He’s Pushing Hard to Pass His Campus Rape Bill

10:40 PM1 comment

State Sen. Dick Saslaw, the veteran Senate Democratic leader in Richmond, brought the same fiery rhetoric against campus rape, and what he called the “cover up” policy at the University of Virginia, back to Falls Church Saturday after similar remarks in the wake of the first release of the Rolling Stone magazine article on the subject to the Falls Church City Council last month.

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Falls Church Man Dies in Springfield-Area Car Crash

January 16, 2015 12:27 PM0 comments

Lee Lawson, 61, of Falls Church died Thursday afternoon after his van ran into a tree in the on Loisdale Road in the Springfield-area. According to Fairfax County police, Lawson was driving his 2011 Ford Van northbound on Loisdale Road at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday when he left the road […]

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Local Entrepreneurs Try Crowdfunding to Raise $

January 15, 2015 3:30 PM0 comments

Quick! What do an ear swab, a smartphone accessory and a math app have in common? They are all inventions conceived by Falls Church area residents, all of whom have raised money for their products through crowdfunding. (Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a project from many people, […]

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New Senior Tax Break News at Tuesday Forum

January 14, 2015 8:16 PM0 comments

New senior tax relief policies that have been adopted by the City of Falls Church will be the subject of a forum at the Senior Center in the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 1:30 p.m., City Treasurer Jody Acosta has announced. “The […]

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