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Falls Church Halloween Carnival Set for Oct. 25

October 17, 2014 10:31 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Community Center is hosting its annual family-friendly Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 25. There will be carnival games, a moon bounce, face painting, crafts, a haunted house, movies, candy and a live creepy creature show featuring the spookiest reptiles in nature. The entrance fee is $2 per child […]

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Vocal Trash Performs at The Alden this Saturday

October 16, 2014 12:55 PM0 comments

An urban-themed band, Vocal Trash, which uses its shows to promote the preservation of the environment, will perform at The Alden in McLean at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. Described as “Glee meets Stomp,” Vocal Trash has performed for audiences from around the world, aiming to delight and energize […]

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Guest Commentary: Experience Matters in F.C. Treasurer’s Office

12:21 PM4 comments

My name is Jody Acosta and I am the current City of Falls Church treasurer. I have eight years of experience in the treasurer’s office, first as the chief deputy and then as treasurer since July of this year, when the former treasurer had to resign due to health reasons. […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. PTA Presidents Urge ‘Yes’ Referendum Vote

11:16 AM6 comments

F.C. PTA Presidents Urge ‘Yes’ Referendum Vote Editor, On behalf of all Falls Church City School PTAs, we unanimously support the November 4 referendum for Mt. Daniel Elementary. The $15.6 million expansion is sorely needed, long overdue and will help balance our schools’ populations. Why do we need it? Simple: […]

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GMHS Volleyball Loses Dig Pink Match 3-0 to William Monroe

11:01 AM0 comments

by Hermela Hailemariam The George Mason High School’s varsity volleyball team’s lost their annual Dig Pink game on Tuesday, Oct. 14, to William Monroe High School 3-0 (25-8, 25-16, 25-10). The Mustangs were communicating with one another and working decently to pass the ball, but William Monroe beat Mason 3-1 […]

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Local Youths Play In Battlefield Soccer Tournament

10:30 AM0 comments

Several City of Falls Church, McLean and Arlington Youths participated in the Battlefield Tournament over Columbus Day weekend. The Premier Athletics Club U10 Navy Elite Team (shown above) won first place in the U10 Boys White Division. Front (left to right): Logan Donley, Jack Ettinger, Jake Nielsen, Jack Nelson, Tucker […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

10:06 AM0 comments

For a long time, Ebola virus disease was relegated to the back pages of the newspaper, affecting a few poor areas in Africa, thousands of miles away. First identified in 1976, the disease takes its name from the Ebola River, which runs near a village with one of the first […]

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Falls Church Tree Fest Set for Mid-December at Hilton Garden Inn

9:03 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Tree Fest, a holiday event featuring decorated trees displayed at the Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn, will be held from Dec. 12 – 14. The purpose of the event is to aid non-profit groups who provide benefits and services to the Falls Church City community. To participate in the […]

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Editorial: No Time to Throw $ at the Markets

8:15 AM1 comment

Not that it isn’t their job, because it is, but the Falls Church City Council was toying around with an awful lot of taxpayer dollars at its meeting Tuesday night. First, there is the $20.5 million in the cash component of the sale of the City’s water system to Fairfax […]

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Mason Row Revisions Due by Oct. 27

October 15, 2014 8:36 PM1 comment

The latest round of deliberations with the Falls Church City Council will lead to some new revisions to the plan to develop “Mason Row” at the intersection of N. West and W. Broad Streets, and the new plans are expected to be presented to the Council by Oct. 27, Falls […]

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