F.C. City Schools, Government Closed Wednesday

February 9, 2010 9:30 PM0 comments

Library & Community Center Closed & GEORGE Bus Service Cancelled Tomorrow Falls Church City Public Schools and the F.C. City Government will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 10, City officials announced today.

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Gov. McDonnell Updates Emergency Plans As New Blizzard Approaches Virginia

February 8, 2010 9:56 PM0 comments

In advance of another blizzard arriving Tuesday that forecasters now predict could dump another 20 inches of snow on top of last weekend’s record storm, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell updated today the existing State of Emergency that’s been in effect since last week.

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Falls Church City Schools Closed Tuesday

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Falls Church City Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 9, it was announced this afternoon. In addition, daycare, after school programs and all other school activities are cancelled.

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Roof of Firehouse in Bailey’s Crossroads Collapses Under Weight of Snow

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The roof of the Bailey’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department partially collapsed early this morning with 18 firefighters asleep inside. Everyone got out safely.

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Falls Church City Council Meeting Postponed, Federal Government Closed Monday

February 7, 2010 11:36 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church officially announced tonight that tomorrow’s regularly-scheduled City Council meeting has been postponed, with no new date yet set. It was reiterated that schools, the City government, community center and library will also be closed to permit crews to clear the enormous amounts of snow that […]

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U.S. National Weather Service Issues Storm Warning for Tuesday Night

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The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Tuesday night, indicating that up to 5 inches of snow may be expected. The forecast remains subject to change, it was noted.

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VDOT Reports Crews Removing 500,000 Tons Of Snow in Northern Virginia

7:56 PM0 comments

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), responsible for all the snow removal from roads in Fairfax County, estimates it will remove about 500,000 tons of snow from area roads over the next few days,according to a Traffic Alert from the agency today.

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F.C. Schools, Government Closed Monday, Emergency Warming Centers Open in Fairfax Co.

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Following a telephone conference call with all relevant members of the City of Falls Church staff this morning, Falls Church officials announced this morning that the City’s schools and government offices will remain closed on Monday as City plowing crews continue efforts that began Saturday night to clear residential streets […]

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As F.C. Digs Out, Residents Urged to Be Patient With Snow Crews

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Library, Community Center Closed Today; City Hall, Schools Closed Monday The City of Falls Church continues to dig out and clean up after one of the biggest snow storms of all-time hit the area this weekend. F.C. City Public Information Officer Barbara Gordon says City crews worked through the night […]

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A Modest Narrative Concerning an Intrepid Editor’s Slog to Get His Story Through 20 Inches of Snow

3:53 AM0 comments

It’s 8 p.m. on this Saturday night in Falls Church, just an hour or so after Mother Nature finished dumping upwards of 20 inches of snow in what this editor is confident to say was the biggest single snowfall accumulation, at least around his house, in his 25 years living […]

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