Kaiser, Inova End Partnership

September 24, 2013 4:35 PM1 comment

Inova has announced that as of October 1, Kaiser Permanente will no longer consider Inova as an in-network provider and Kaiser members will no longer be referred by Kaiser to Inova facilities, physicians or out-patient services. Patients of either Inova or Kaiser should contact their service provider for more information.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Taste of Tysons

September 18, 2013 5:52 PM0 comments

You tasted the goods Falls Church restaurants had to offer but now it’s time to take a bite out of Tysons. This Saturday, the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce presents the Taste of Tysons with 19 participating restaurants. Popular, well-know joints like Clyde’s, Legal Sea Foods, Maggiano’s and BGR will […]

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CBC Announces Water Forum Plans

July 24, 2013 4:13 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Citizens for a Better City (CBC) civic organization has announced this week that it will focus on promoting dialogue, debate and discourse regarding the proposed sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax County in the upcoming election campaign this fall. Citizens will ratify or reject the sale […]

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F.C. Set to Settle With Atlantic Realty, Sale Opens New Downtown Hopes

July 17, 2013 4:38 PM0 comments

Since 2008, when the economy dipped into the Great Recession, great plans by Atlantic Realty and the City of Falls Church to develop an ambitious $315 million City Center project in the City’s downtown fell into a dead standstill.

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Big Plans Unveiled to Develop W. Broad & N. West St. Corner

4:36 PM4 comments

In the works since late 2011, an ambitious plan involving the assembly of five parcels of land to piece together a four-acre new development likely to include a 149-room hotel, 274 rental residential units, 42,900 feet of retail anchored by an “upscale” Walgreens, two levels of underground parking and a […]

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Petition Seeks Mobile Food Unit OK

4:01 PM0 comments

A Falls Church woman seeking a license to operate a mobile food unit which she describes as a “taco cart,” is circulating a petition in Falls Church calling on City officials to amend the zoning code to address the matter of mobile food units. She says that she was told […]

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F.C. Voter Registrar Gets Certified

4:00 PM0 comments

David Bjerke, General Registrar of Voters for the City of Falls Church has earned the designation of Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), the highest professional achievement, a F.C. press statement announced yesterday. CERA designation is achieved only through a multi-year course of study conducted by The Election Center’s Professional Education Program […]

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Officials Assure Sale of Harris Teeter To Kroger Won’t Change F.C. Plans

July 9, 2013 2:25 PM4 comments

The news announced today of the Cincinnati-based Kroger grocery chain to acquire all Harris Teeter operations came with assurances from Kroger and Harris Teeter officials that nothing will change in Harris Teeter’s plans for development of new stores in the Washington, D.C. area, including one now approved for construction downtown […]

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Council to Extend Deadline a Year for ‘Substandard’ Policy

June 12, 2013 6:05 PM0 comments

While giving unanimous preliminary approval to an ordinance designed to ensure that the City of Falls Church’s 220 contiguous “substandard” residential lots “be considered combined” for purposes of zoning rulings, the F.C. City Council Monday night extended for over a year the date when such a policy would become legally […]

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Falls Church Icon Walter Mess Dies

May 27, 2013 11:25 AM2 comments

Walter Mess, founder of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, died Sunday night. Conflicting birth certificates listed him at age 100 and 98. His passing was first made public at today’s Memorial Day service in Falls Church. Mess was a pioneering operative of the OSS during World War II.

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