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Letters to the Editor: Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year

July 13, 2017 11:27 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 13 – 19, 2017   Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year Editor, Although Falls Church City was blessed with no motor vehicle-related deaths in 2016, as reported in the July 6, Falls Church News-Press, “F.C. Lauded for No Traffic Fatalities in 2016,” we should […]

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Regional Transportation Open House Tonight

9:14 AM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is scheduled to host an open house and public hearing for Northern Virginians to learn about the Draft TransAction Plan and share comments in regards to it. The open house will commence at 5:30 p.m. and the public hearing at 7:00 p.m. tonight, July […]

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New Carousel at Lee District Park Unveiled

July 12, 2017 8:44 PM0 comments

A ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held at the Lee District Family Recreation Area in Fairfax County last Saturday officially opened Chessie’s Carousel there. Modeled after the popular Clemyjontri Park carousel in McLean, this new addition to Lee District Park allows riders who use wheelchairs to transfer to a bench and […]

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F.C. Street Sweeping Schedule Updated

8:40 PM0 comments

The street sweeping schedule for the City of Falls Church has been updated to include sweeping south of Broad St. on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14, and sweeping north of Broad St. on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18. The City’s street sweeping contractor reports a large […]

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Crime Report: Metro Bus Involved in Hit & Run in Falls Church

July 11, 2017 4:16 PM0 comments

There were two more hit and runs — one involving a Metro bus — in the City of Falls Church last week according to the crime report released this week. Per the report, last Monday a WMATA bus was struck on N. Washington St. by a white box truck which then […]

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F.C.’s Butler Featured in D.C. Fringe Festival Production July 13-16

July 7, 2017 4:42 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Miles Butler, a 2010 graduate of George Mason High School, is a featured performer in a Capital Fringe Festival production of Shinka in its world premiere. It is a dance and theater work by Ren Gyo Soh that “explores the mystery of living beings.” In a press release it […]

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Critter Corner: Captain and Morgan

11:20 AM0 comments

The inseparable duo of Captain and Morgan are hanging out in one of their favorite perches at home with the Huang family. While they may occasionally have their differences, the pair have come to relish what the other brings to the table.

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Concerts in the Park Enters 25th Year

July 6, 2017 5:20 PM0 comments

The 25th annual summer Concerts in the Park series hosted at Cherry Hill Park by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society kicked off on June 22 with the Falls Church Concert Band and continued last week with Flashback (pictured above), who performed music from the 1960s. This week’s performer is […]

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Goff Honored with Parting Gift

4:15 PM0 comments

On his last day on the job as the Economic Development Director for the City of Falls Church, Rick Goff (center) was recognized with a commemorative plaque presented by Mayor David Tarter (left) and City Manager Wyatt Shields (right). Goff went out with a bang on news that Target and […]

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Revisit the Skirmish at Arlington Mill

3:10 PM0 comments

Come by Arlington Mill Community & Senior Center (909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington) on Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m – 12 p.m.. for a presentation recognizing the 1861 Arlington Mill Skirmish. A Civil War video will be shown as well. In 1861, a Confederate scouting party attacked Union troops […]

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