Dog in Quarantine; Bitten Boy is OK

August 6, 2014 7:52 PM0 comments

Falls Church Police located a dog yesterday who reportedly bit a person in the 100 block of N. Virginia Ave, Tuesday, and it has been placed in routine quarantine, according to the City’s Public information Office. Meanwhile, the young man who was bitten is reported in excellent condition.

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2nd Columbia Pike Farmer’s Market to Open

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To be open Wednesdays from 3 – 7 p.m., a new farmer’s market along Columbia Pike is set to open on Aug. 13, with an opening ceremony at 3 p.m., it was announced by the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization. It will be located at the Arlington Mill Community Center on […]

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Silver Line Ridership Solid for First Week

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In its first week of operation, the Metrorail System’s new Silver Line that runs from Wiehle Road in Reston to Largo, Maryland with a stop and transfer point from the Orange Line at the East Falls Church station, an average of 15,900 riders boarded the line daily at each of […]

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Hazardous Waste Dump Here Aug. 23

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Household hazardous waste will be accepted free of charge from City of Falls Church residents on Saturday, August 23. The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the City’s Property Yard, 7100 Gordon Road, near the intersection of Shreve Road and Broad […]

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Six Injured in Police Chase on I-66 in Arlington

August 3, 2014 11:35 AM0 comments

Six people were sent to the hospital on Saturday afternoon after a police chase caused a multiple-car collision on I-66 eastbound between the Glebe Road and Sycamore Street exits in Arlington County. Shortly after 3 p.m., a Virginia State Police trooper initiated a traffic stop on a Dodge Charger for allegedly […]

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American Legion Post 130 Gears Up for Axe Throwing

July 30, 2014 8:48 PM1 comment

Bob Simpson, Commander of the American Legion Post 130, has been throwing axes since he was a kid. He and Mike Strickler, Second Vice Commander of Post 130, grew up in the City of Falls Church and began throwing axes when they were preteens. “It’s just one of those things […]

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City of Falls Church Releases New Information, Photos on Capitol One Bank Robbery

July 21, 2014 12:47 PM3 comments

The City of Falls Church released new information today about the robbery of the Capitol One Bank at 1100 W. Broad St. last Tuesday. According to city police, last Tuesday a man walked into the bank at approximately 1:40 p.m. with a long knife and demanded cash from one of the bank’s […]

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Michael Gardner Granted Bail, Retrial Set Next February

June 23, 2014 10:56 AM0 comments

Michael Gardner, the Falls Church resident whose conviction on two charges of child molestation stemming from incidents in 2011 was overturned by the Virginia Supreme Court earlier this month, was granted release from prison on a $50,000 bond in an Arlington court hearing today pending a retrial scheduled to begin February 2, 2015.

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Four Options on Table as F.C. Council Closes in on Vote for FY15 Budget

April 21, 2014 11:03 PM3 comments

With one week to go before a final vote on the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, the seven members of the Falls Church City Council wound up Monday night’s marathon work session with no less than four different options to chose among going into their final act. The plans all attempt […]

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Driver Cited in 3-Car Crash Outside F.C. Farmers Market

March 29, 2014 11:13 AM12 comments

According to Falls Church Police, as reported by the City’s Public Information Office today, at 11:35 a.m. today a driver exiting the parking lot behind the Falls Church City Hall after shopping at the Farmer’s Market there pulled onto Little Falls St. and crashed into a moving vehicle which subsequently […]

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