F.C. Honors & Celebrates at Memorial Day Fête

May 27, 2014 12:07 PM0 comments

Beautiful weather saw big crowds at the City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade and Festival on Monday, including a few special guests.

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Candidate Patrick Hope Says He Cracked a Rib, Out ‘A Few Days’

May 25, 2014 1:32 PM0 comments

State Del. Patrick Hope, one of the three most active candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the 8th Congressional District to fill the seat being vacated by Rep. Jim Moran, reported via Facebook today that he’s suffered a broken rib that “may force me to rest a few days.” Hope […]

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Mason Seniors & F.C. Natives Named Parade King & Queen

May 23, 2014 10:00 AM0 comments

Unexpected paths led both City of Falls Church natives Matt Earman and Lilly Constance into their roles as king and queen of the City of Falls Church’s Memorial Day Parade. The seniors earned the honors by winning the Mr. and Ms. Mason faux beauty pageant in February, competing against fellow […]

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Longtime F.C. Policeman Named Parade Grand Marshal

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As a longtime member of the City of Falls Church Police Department, Sergeant Steve Rau has spent many of his Memorial Day holidays serving the City. He’s directed traffic at the end of the parade route. He’s patrolled the streets during the Memorial Day festivities. He’s worked at George Mason […]

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F.C. City Veterans Memorial Turns 20

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Twenty years ago on Memorial Day, Falls Church dedicated its Veterans Memorial. The celebration marked the end of a nearly decade-long effort to establish a space in the City where veterans could be honored. Before the memorial was built, all that stood at the site was a flag pole and […]

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Simon Speaks to F.C. League of Women Voters

May 21, 2014 6:11 PM0 comments

State Rep. Marcus Simon described the highs and lows of his first months representing the City of Falls Church in the House of Delegates at the 63rd annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Falls Church, held May 17 at Tea with Mrs. B. Simon said that he […]

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Mason’s DeLeo Nominated for a Cappie

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George Mason High School’s Sophie DeLeo has been nominated for a Cappie Award for her performance as a female vocalist in the school’s production of “Oklahoma” this past year. The Cappies nominate and determine winners in a number of categories to draw attention to the achievements in high school theatre. […]

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Sally Ekfelt Wins CBC’s Dexter Award

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At its annual meeting Sunday night, the Falls Church Citizens for a Better City (CBC) honored Sally Ekfelt as the recipient of its annual Wayne and Jane Dexter Award for meritorious community service.

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Cash from Water Sale Tops $20 Million; Not All on Council Happy

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It was made public for the first time Monday night, including to most members of the Falls Church City Council, that the City will receive in excess of $20 million in the cash component of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax County.

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Gov. McAuliffe to March in F.C.’s Memorial Day Parade Monday

May 22, 2014 9:42 AM3 comments

Virginia’s new governor, Terry McAuliffe, will march in Falls Church’s annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, it was announced yesterday.

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