Hundreds Come Out to Tet Trung Thu Festival at Eden Center

September 23, 2014 5:31 PM1 comment

by Patricia Leslie Hundreds turned out Saturday for the free Tet Trung Thu Mid-Autumn Festival at Eden Center in Falls Church to celebrate the advent of fall and the crowning of the new Miss Vietnam DC. It was a beautiful day at the Vietnamese shopping center filled with happy families, […]

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Rebuilding Together Repairs F.C. Resident’s Home

September 18, 2014 1:10 PM0 comments

The Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church chapter of Rebuilding Together (RTAFF) and over 30 volunteers from Wells Fargo made several repairs to the home of Falls Church resident Esther Casas Garcia’s home on Tuesday. The repairs included rerouting and cleaning out the gutters and building and painting a new porch on Garcia’s home, which […]

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FCCPS Leads State in SOL Scores, One of 22 School Divisions Fully Accredited by VDOE

September 16, 2014 4:59 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) today for being one of 22 school divisions in Virginia earned full accreditation from the VDOE. In 2014, FCCPS had the highest or among the highest passing rates in Virginia on all of the Standards of Learning […]

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Falls Church Participates in Regional ‘Day to Serve’

September 11, 2014 1:58 PM2 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Governors of Maryland, West Virginia and the Mayor of DC have declared today through Sept. 28 as days of service as part of the region’s Day to Serve program. Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter voiced his support for the Day to Serve program […]

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‘Run For the Schools’ Has Raised over $100,000 in ten years

September 10, 2014 10:15 PM0 comments

By Liz Lizama The Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) has raised more than $100,000 over the ten years that it has been holding its annual Run for the Schools 5K race and 1-mile family fun run/walk. And they hope to raise more before they begin their tenth race this Sunday, […]

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Missing Dog Last Seen in Dunn Loring

September 9, 2014 5:14 PM0 comments

UPDATE: Zsa-zsa was hit by a car and is on life support at a veterinarian’s office. Zsa-zsa, a 2-year-old chihuahua/daschund mix breed, went missing around 9 a.m. yesterday at Governor’s Square in Dunn Loring. Zsa-zsa belongs to Jodi Leigh, president of the Fairfax marketing firm The Leigh Agency. If you have […]

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Fairfax Police Identify Man Murdered in the Culmore Area

September 3, 2014 10:43 AM0 comments

Yesterday afternoon, the Fairfax County Police Department identified the man found dead in a parking lot in Falls Church early Monday morning as 27-year-old Filaberto Felipe Paz Ramirez. Police were able to make contact with his family in Guatemala to notify them of Ramirez’s death. Ramirez had suffered trauma to his upper […]

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Fairfax Police Investigating Homicide in the Culmore Area

September 2, 2014 11:32 AM0 comments

This morning Fairfax County police completed the autopsy of a man found dead in a parking lot in the 6000 block of Bellview Drive early Monday morning and are investigating the death as a homicide, according to the Fairfax County Police department. Fairfax County officer Bud Walker said that residents of […]

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Gov. McAuliffe Signs Anti-Fraud Bill Into Law in Falls Church

August 27, 2014 4:52 PM0 comments

At a ceremony in the Bailey’s Crossroads area of Greater Falls Church today, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law two pieces of legislation that were championed by State Sen. Adam Ebbin (to McAulilffe’s immediate left) and State Del. Alfonso Lopez (far left in picture). The laws impose stiff penalties against […]

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Same-Sex Covenant Ceremony Held In Historic Falls Church Chapel

August 22, 2014 2:40 PM4 comments

A “Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenent” binding Robert Graham Stansbery and John Michael Pionke was held today in the historic chapel of the Falls Church Episcopal before over 100 witnesses and under the direction of Rector John Ohmer.

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