Articles by: FCNP.com

McLean Benefits From Giant Food’s Rewards Program

May 18, 2017 1:40 PM0 comments

McLean High School received over $17,000 as a part of Giant Food’s A+ School Rewards program. The optional program allows customers to designate two schools that they would like to benefit from when purchases are made using their Giant Card. Customer’s sign up for the program each fall, and throughout […]

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Mayor Tarter Announces Public Service Recognition Week

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                      A majority of those present for last week’s F.C. City Council meeting gathered for a group photo in recognition of the mayor’s proclamation of May 7-13 as Public Service Recognition week in F.C. aimed at “recognizing and celebrating the City’s and School’s […]

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Letters to the Editor: Falls Church Has Rare Development Opportunity

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Letters to the Editor: May 18 – 24, 2017   Falls Church Has Rare Development Opportunity Editor, I agree completely with the sentiments in your editorial in last week’s edition. I would like to add some of my perspectives on the subject. Falls Church, unlike the surrounding Virginia and Maryland Counties, […]

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Arlington BioBlitz Kicks Off On May 20

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Arlington County residents are encouraged to celebrate Arlington’s diversity by helping the county government conduct a citizen science inventory of plants and wildlife at Long Branch Nature Center at Glencarlyn Park (625 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington) on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. During a 24-hour […]

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Economic Equality Caucus Being Held On May 18

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The Economic Equality Caucus focuses on the northern Virginia/DC region at a meeting held at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation on Capitol Hill (212 E. Capitol St., NE Washington, D.C.) near the Supreme Court, Thursday May 18, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The emphasis of the caucus is […]

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Founder’s Row Developers Say Big Restaurant Deal Near

May 17, 2017 8:39 PM0 comments

As Spectrum and Mill Creek prepare to come back to the Falls Church City Council to seek a variance to the special exception that green-lighted the 4.3-acre Founder’s Row (formerly Mason Row) development on the northeast corner of the W. Broad at West St. intersection, Amirali Nasserian, a Mill Creek […]

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F.C. Rec Leader Defends Invite to Robert E. Lee Impersonator

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In response to an inquiry from the News-Press on the appropriateness, in light of the movement underway to remove Confederate symbols throughout the south, of advertising an appearance by impersonators of Gen. Robert E. Lee and his spouse at the annual Civil War Day in Cherry Hill Park this Saturday, […]

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Kaye Life Celebration Sunday Afternoon

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A “celebration of life” remembering the late Catherine (Cathy) Ann Kaye (1969-2017), former Treasurer of the City of Falls Church whose passing on May 3 was reported in last week’s News-Press, will be held this Sunday, May 21, from 2 p.m.– 5 p.m. at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel, 3111 […]

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Editorial: Falls Church In 40 Years?

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As citizens in Falls Church are routinely invited or otherwise subjected to “visioning” exercises that try to divine what the Little City ought to look like in the coming years, even 40 years out, the question arises, “Who cares?” We don’t mean this in a nasty way, but from the […]

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Crime Report: Suit of Armor Stolen from Stylish Patina

May 16, 2017 1:04 PM0 comments

It was a week of thefts in the City of Falls Church according to the latest crime report released Tuesday. Last Monday, a leaf blower and hedge trimmer were stolen from a landscaping crew at Northgate Apartments and on Wednesday, items were taken from the Safe Driver School on S. […]

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