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Crime Report: Stolen Wallet, Laptop & Bottle of Crown Royal

April 18, 2017 3:44 PM0 comments

Most of this week’s Falls Church crime report consists of thefts including a wallet taken from a locker at 24 Hour Fitness, a power washer stolen from a shed on Great Falls St., a laptop taken from a vehicle, stolen jewelry from Yasini Jewelers and a bottle of Crown Royal […]

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Longtime Falls Church Resident Kathleen Jones Dies at 61

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Kathleen A. Jones died peacefully in her home in Falls Church, Va. at the age of 61. Kathleen was born in Bridgeport, Conn. and was the only daughter of Patrick F. and Teresa C. Jones. She graduated from Sacred Heart School and Cathedral High School in Bridgeport. She then attended […]

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Tim McKinney Dies After Year-Long Cancer Battle

April 17, 2017 5:47 PM0 comments

Long time Falls Church resident Timothy (Tim) McKinney passed away Wednesday, April 12 in New Orleans, La. after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. In recent months, Tim, who worked for Simplex Grinnell for 31 years, was blessed to take several trips with his wife, Tori McKinney, and daughter, Halley, […]

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F.C. Awards City Employee of the Year

April 14, 2017 4:10 PM0 comments

Joe Dowling (second from right), a 35-year veteran employee in the City’s Public Works Department, was honored by the Falls Church City Council Monday as the City’s Employee of the Year. Dowling, posing with the Council alongside family members, was recognized and presented with a cash award for his career […]

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Preserving Family Heirlooms Class in Vienna

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The Fairfax Genealogical Society education class brings in Tina Beaird on Saturday, April 29 for a class called “Preserving Family Heirlooms.” Beaird will present a brief history of paper manufacturing and photography while describing how to store and preserve such items, as well as techniques for preserving historic and modern […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors

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Two students from Falls Church have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester at Washington University in St. Louis: Noah Bardash, who is enrolled in the university’s School of Engineering & Applied Science, and Matt Spidi, who is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & […]

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Critter Corner: Leo, Cody & Niles

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LEO, CODY AND NILES take some time to contemplate life as they peer out the window of their N. West St. home in the City of Falls Church. The darker of the kitties are each one-year-old and biological brothers while the one-and-a-half year-old orange tabby is their big, non-biological brother. […]

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Forum on Transportation Development April 23

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The League of Women Voters of Falls Church will host a forum to explore regional transportation developments and their impact on Falls Church from 4 – 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. The forum will be held at the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls Street). The forum will […]

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Strike a Pose at FCA’s ‘Portrait Painting Workshop’

April 13, 2017 5:15 PM0 comments

Over the weekend at the Falls Church Arts new studio, Virginia based artist Seth Havercamp taught a portrait class called “Portrait Painting Workshop.” Havercamp has won a host of award competitions, including the “People’s Choice Award” in the 2013 Portrait Society of America’s International Portrait Competition for a painting of […]

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Guest Commentary: We Need Safe Schools, Now More Than Ever

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By Josh Israel Last week, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a bipartisan resolution supporting diversity in the county and affirming its commitment to safe schools. Amid a terrifying national surge of threats and hate crimes against Jews, Muslims, immigrants, people of color, and those who identify as […]

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