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George Mason Grad Haley Zullo Wins $750 Scholarship

July 22, 2015 10:23 AM0 comments

by Kate Karstens On May 31, Green Pest Services control turned their needs from maintaining pest control to providing scholarship money to rising college freshman in Virginia. Local George Mason graduate, Haley Zullo, has been one of four students awarded $750. To be considered, students must demonstrate a need for […]

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Sampling of F.C. Council, School Board Candidates Face Off for First Time

July 21, 2015 9:44 PM2 comments

Out of the enormous field of Falls Church City Council and School Board candidates that have qualified for the ballot in this November’s municipal election, a sampling of new people and veterans showed up for Tuesday night’s first candidates’ face-off at the American Legion Hall.

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Galleria Florist Now Under New Ownership

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Galleria Florist, located at 7187 Lee Highway in Falls Church, is now under new ownership. Owner and manager Carol Beales has sold the popular florist shop to entrepreneurs Alisa Rabinovich and Mark Fedorchak. Since opening the shop in 1991, Beales has provided flower arrangements for multiple White House and high […]

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Crime Report: Another Stolen Auto, Marijuana Possession & Thefts

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Another vehicle was stolen in the City of Falls Church, this one from the 300 block of South Maple Ave. last Wednesday, according to the most recent crime report. Two weeks ago, two vehicles were taken in the City, one from N. Quesada and another on Roosevelt Blvd. In other […]

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Amy Poe Leaves McLean HS, Set to Direct ‘American Idiot’

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by Kate Karstens Following the touring Broadway production of American Idiot in 2014, comes another theatrical work from the critically acclaimed director, Amy E. Poe. Following her national success with Big Fish, Poe will return to the stage apart from McLean High School with her rendition of American Idiot, a […]

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Tysons-Pimmit Library Hosts David Nicholson for Author Event

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The Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, located at 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, is hosting local author David Nicholson, who will read selections from his latest book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City, next Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Nicholson will also discuss and sign his new book at the […]

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F.C.’s Howard Stoodley Honored by City Council

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Falls Church resident Howard Stoodley was honored by the City Council last week for his service as a member, leader and historian of the Board of Zoning Appeals for more than twenty years, from October 1994 through December 2014. In an e-mail from the City’s communications office, the City Council […]

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In Marathon Session, F.C. Council, School Board Edge Closer to Final RFP Language

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Working past midnight Monday night, the Falls Church City Council and School Board worked to within sight of a final version of language for its “request for conceptual proposal” to go out to the development world next month for development of the almost 40 acres of land annexed to the City as a component of its deal to sell its water system to Fairfax County last year.

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F.C. Resident Finishes First Twice, Wins Over $45,000 on Jeopardy!

July 17, 2015 1:51 PM0 comments

Ben Hemmens, 43, a stay-at-home dad from Bailey’s Crossroads, came in first place on “”Jeopardy!”” on both Tuesday and Wednesday night and came in second place last night, winning a total of $45,200.

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Eye-Popping Initial Briefing on Broad-Washington Plan Well Received

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Usually almost nobody shows up for sub-committee meetings of the Falls Church City Council, but this was not the case Thursday night, when the Dogwood Room at City Hall was graced with not only five of the seven members of the City Council, but with representatives of the City’s Planning Commission and Economic Development Authority, two from the City’s own Economic Development Office among others.

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