The News-Press on Twitter

February 23, 2010 11:27 PM0 comments

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Original Pancake House Raises Dough for Mary Riley Styles

February 18, 2010 3:54 PM0 comments

To celebrate Library Lovers’ Month, Falls Church’s Original Pancake House is teaming up with the Mary Riley Styles Public Library Foundation next Thursday, Feb. 25.

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Fairfax County’s Snow Emergency Rescinded

February 14, 2010 2:04 AM0 comments

Fairfax County rescinded its current snow emergency at 9 p.m. on February 13. The snow emergency was originally declared for Fairfax County on February 10, under which it was unlawful to park any vehicle on a snow emergency route or to impede traffic in a vehicle that is not equipped […]

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F.C. Announces City Hall, Community Center, Library Open Friday, Feb. 12

February 11, 2010 7:41 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Public Information Office issued the following statement at 3:15 p.m. EST this afternoon: City Hall, the Community Center and library will be open on time tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 12.  Friday refuse will be picked up as scheduled, but not recycling.  (note: City government employees may use unscheduled […]

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F. C. Snow Emergency Persists Thursday, Prohibiting Parking on Key Routes

7:30 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church told the News-Press today that the Declaration of Snow Emergency remains in effect Thursday as crews try to push back snow and widen intersections. According to the City’s Public Information chief Barbara Gordon, the Emergency declaration may be lifted Friday.

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Fairfax County Issues Precaution on Snow-Related Flooding; Metro Bus Begins Operating 47 Routes

7:11 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County government today issued a precautionary warning to citizens about the dangers of snow-related flooding as accumulated snow begins to melt. Citizens are urged to clear areas around roof downspouts and drains and away from water drains where possible.

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F.C. Schools, Government Closed Thursday

4:45 AM0 comments

Library & Community Center Closed; GEORGE Bus Service Cancelled Through Week In addition to City public schools, Falls Church City Government will also be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 11, F.C. Director of Communications Barbara Gordon announced tonight. GEORGE bus service is cancelled the rest of the week, as is recycling […]

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Weather Service Reports All-Time Snowfall Record Achieved for D.C. Region

February 10, 2010 8:29 PM0 comments

This afternoon, the National Weather Service announced that with 54.9 inches of snow received at the Reagan National Airport this winter, an all-time record was achieved, eclipsing the former mark of 54.4 inches set in 1899.

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Fairfax County Declares Snow Emergency Prohibiting Parking, Impeding Traffic on Designated Routes

7:05 PM0 comments

A snow emergency was declared in Fairfax County at 1:55 pm EST today, as county officials urged residents to stay at home and off the roads, and noting that parking or impeding traffic on designated snow emergency routes is unlawful and prohibited.

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Virgina Gov. McDonnell Declares ‘Very Dangerous Situation” in Northern Virginia

7:04 PM0 comments

In a telephone conference call with reporters this afternoon, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell declared the current blizzard conditions in Northern Virginia are “very dangerous,” citing zero visibility in some areas, seven-to-14 inches of snow from the latest storm, 39-54 mile-per-hour winds and wind chills driving temperatures down to 5-15 degrees. […]

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