F.C. Council Preps to Cut School Budget, Public Hearing at Special Meeting Thursday

April 21, 2009 3:02 AM0 comments

With an eye to adopting its final coming fiscal year budget next Monday, the Falls Church City Council decided to call one more work session for this Thursday, and to open it to public comment.

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Fairfax Water, F.C.’s ‘War of Words’ Escalates, But in Print

April 16, 2009 3:58 PM0 comments

Still No Face-To-Face Talks As Row Grows The chairman of the board of the Fairfax County Water Authority shot back at the City of Falls Church with a sharply-worded letter this week, responding to an exclusive Q and A with F.C. City Manager Wyatt Shields in last week’s News-Press.

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Fairfax May Hold $ For Econ Growth & Jobs

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Fairfax County is blessed with “a very unusual group of politicians,” according to the head of the county’s Economic Development Authority (EDA), responding to the recent remark by Sharon Bulova, new chair of the county Board of Supervisors, that she “will not vote for any cut in economic development” despite […]

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F.C. News Briefs: April 16 – 22, 2009

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Connolly, Hull Blast Va. GOP’s Stimulus Rejection U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly led an entourage of fellow Democratic state legislators, including Del. Bob Hull of Falls Church, at a rally in Alexandria Monday to “declare outrage”at the vote by Virginia’s House Republicans last week to reject $125 million in federal stimulus […]

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Falls Church Business News and Notes

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NEWS Peer2Peer Tutors has partnered with the Falls Church Education Foundation to launch once per week student-to-student tutoring through the Wilden Project at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School.

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School News & Notes

April 15, 2009 9:22 PM0 comments

Falls Church Schools Names 2009 Support Staff Employee Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) named band paraprofessional Larry Allen as the 2009 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year for his 10 years of service at George Mason High, Mary Ellen Henderson Middle and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools.

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Community News & Notes

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Crosslink International Hosts Fundraiser Ball CrossLink International, a non-profit organization that equips medical missions overseas, is hosting its annual Band Aid Ball at the Hilton McLean (7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean) this Saturday, April 18.

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Pimmit Hill Sets & Meets High Goals for State Exams

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Amid diverse cultures and backgrounds, the student body at Pimmit Hill Alternative High School share at least one thing in common: success on the most recent round of Virginia Standards of Learning, or SOL, exams.

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F.C. Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Hosts Over 50 People at Annual Victorian Séance

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Over 50 people left skepticism at the door when they entered the Falls Church-based Center for Spiritual Enlightenment building next to the State Theatre recently to partake in a séance.

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Mystery Benefactor Pays Fares For GEORGE Riders Today

April 13, 2009 8:04 PM0 comments

Rides are free on the City of Falls Church’s GEORGE bus system today as a mystery benefactor has reportedly picked up the tab for all riders in hopes of encouraging a large turnout of GEORGE supporters at tonight’s Falls Church City Council budget hearing. According to News-Press sources, at least […]

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