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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City of F.C. Declares Snow Emergency; Schools Closed, Government Closes at 1 p.m.

January 21, 2014 1:08 AM0 comments

Ahead of the storm expected to drop up to 10 inches of snow, Falls Church City Public Schools will be closed today for students and staff. Day care services are also cancelled as well as all F.C. Rec and Park services and activities.

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F.C. Schools Chief Unveils New Budget With 10.6% Funding Request Hike

January 14, 2014 7:45 PM0 comments

Unveiling the results of what she said was months of careful and diligent work, Falls Church Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones Tuesday night unveiled her proposed budget for the coming fiscal year that includes a request for a transfer from the City to the school system that is 10.6 percent higher than this year

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TJ 5th-Grader Publishes eBook

December 18, 2013 11:34 AM1 comment

Maryn Hiscott is a published author. She spent six months writing her debut novel, which was released as an Amazon eBook last month under the pseudonym Scotty Nyram. She devoted several hours each day to writing 30 Days of Terror and Torture, but in the weeks leading up the book’s […]

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F.C. Police Offering Free Rape Aggression Defense Course

November 20, 2013 9:25 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department is offering a free Rape Aggression Defense program to teach women realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. The course, or RAD, is taught by nationally certified instructors from the City’s police department and is a comprehensive, women-only course that addresses awareness, prevention, risk reduction, […]

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Mary Riley Styles Earns 6th Straight Top Library Rating

9:16 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Mary Riley Styles Public Library was once again named one of the top libraries in the country, earning a four-star rating from Library Journal. This marks the sixth consecutive year the F.C. library has earned a high rating and is one of only three in […]

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