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Rotary Club Slated to Host First Monthly Meeting

October 5, 2017 3:20 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Rotary Club’s program for this Thursday’s dinner meeting at the Harvest Moon Restaurant (7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church) will be a “Classification Talk” by Rotarian Jennifer Martin. Classification Talks are given by new members to describe their interests and background. Dinner starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. and […]

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Homeless Shelter in Search Of New Volunteers

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The Falls Church Homeless Shelter (217 Gordon Rd., Falls Church) is seeking volunteers to help keep the shelter open from Nov. 15 – Apr. 1. Volunteers assist professional staff each night between 5:45 and midnight to keep this vital service available to those in need. Interested volunteers should attend one […]

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10th Annual Halloween Painting Festival

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Artists participating in the 10th Annual Halloween Painting Festival will start on Saturday Oct. 7 and continue through Saturday, Oct.14. The goal of the week-long festival is to decorate businesses in downtown Falls Church with Halloween themes. Due to the popularity of this tradition within the City of Falls Church, […]

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Halfway Home at 5-0, Mustangs Continue Renaissance

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By Alex Moore George Mason High School’s football team showed off their opportunistic ways in a 34-20 home victory against the Brentsville Tigers last Friday, continuing their undefeated season. Mason’s record improved to 5-0 with the win and the team is now guaranteed to at least break even on the […]

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Reminder to Pay Personal Property Taxes Today

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The 2017 Personal Property Tax (“Car Tax”) and Business Personal Property Tax bills are due today. A new City ordinance passed in August 2016 requires an additional late payment penalty on personal property bills that remain unpaid after 60 days. The additional penalty amount is 15 percent of the unpaid […]

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F.C. Mother of 3 Facing Felony Charges for Leaving Children in Hot Car

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A 26-year-old Falls Church woman, Alexa Faulkison, is facing three felony charges for cruelty to a child for leaving her three young children in a hot car on Oct. 3. Fairfax County Police officers were called to the 5600 block of Columbia Pike on Tuesday after a report came in of three […]

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Guest Commentary: CBC Supports November’s School Bond Referendum

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By Richard McCall For over 50 years the Citizens for a Better City (CBC) has promoted responsible local government, excellence in education, and citizen stewardship in the City of Falls Church. Most recently, CBC has focused on educating the public on important issues and helping potential candidates for office understand […]

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Editorial: Russian Tampering Was Pro-Trump

October 4, 2017 8:48 PM0 comments

Kudos to U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia for sounding the alarm on continued Russian “active measures” in the U.S. and elsewhere aimed at disrupting our democratic elections. It was important for him and his Senate Intelligence Committee chair to step out now, in advance of the Virginia elections next […]

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Crime Report: Strangulation at Unity Club

October 3, 2017 12:21 PM0 comments

A 68-year-old man was arrested for strangulation and assault at the Unity Club last Wednesday morning according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report, released Monday. In other crime, there was an altercation between neighbors on S. West St., someone didn’t return a rental car to Enterprise, a […]

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Fatal Pedestrian Collision Occurs in McLean

October 2, 2017 2:37 PM0 comments

A 73-year-old McLean resident, Thomas Field Jr., was fatally struck by a 82-year-old female driver while crossing to the other side of the street near 5900 block of Chesterbrook Rd. on Sept. 30. The Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) have ruled out speed and alcohol as factors in the crash […]

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