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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LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: Connelly, Snyder, Oliver, Sze Elected to Council, Water Referendum Passes in a Landslide

November 5, 2013 7:00 PM0 comments

Follow along with the News-Press as results from today’s 2013 City of Falls Church election and vote on a proposed sale of the water system are reported LIVE after polls close at 7 p.m. tonight.

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Audition Call for ‘Little Mermaid’ Production

September 25, 2013 7:05 PM0 comments

Students ages nine to 18 are invited to audition for the cast of Encore Stage and Studio’s musical production of “The Little Mermaid,” to be presented in January, it was announced today. Students 12 and older can audition for crew. No experience is necessary and there is no fee to […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Mad Fox Brewing Company’s 3rd Oktoberfest

5:02 PM0 comments

Break out the lederhosen and beer steins, Mad Fox’s Oktoberfest celebration is going down this weekend in The Little City. On Saturday, from noon until 6 p.m., the F.C. brewpub is creating their own all-day Biergarten festival in Market Square (the space between Mad Fox and Panera) and featuring over […]

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