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Letters to the Editor: Chamber Takes Pride in Small Business Support

July 14, 2016 11:09 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 14 – 20, 2016   Chamber Takes Pride in Small Business Support Editor, Thank you very much for the article highlighting the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s Guide for Displaced Businesses in the July 7 – 13 edition of the Falls Church News-Press. We are very pleased […]

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F.C. Arts Grant Solicitations Sought

July 13, 2016 7:25 PM0 comments

The Little City C.A.T.C.H. Foundation Inc. announced this week that it is now accepting applications from eligible non-profit organizations that support the arts, culture, theater and history based within the City of Falls Church. The application deadline is August 15 and funds must be used before May 15, 2017. Applications […]

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Fairfax Planning Staff Recommends Mt. Daniel OK

7:23 PM0 comments

The latest report from the Fairfax County Planning and Zoning Division staff to its Planning Commission has recommended the commission find the application by the Falls Church City School Board to renovate and expand the Mt. Daniel Elementary School to be “substantially in accord with provisions of the adopted Comprehensive […]

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Editorial: Calling All Big Time Developers

7:08 PM0 comments

We can hope that private developers will not sit on their hands waiting for the Falls Church City government and School Board to give them the cue to step forward and propose an ambitious project by the West Falls Church Metro station that would merge 10 acres of the City’s […]

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UPDATE: Missing Baby Located, Suspect In Custody

3:18 PM0 comments

UPDATE at 7:05 p.m.: Fairfax County police said that Flora Khatun was located with the baby in the 3500 block of Dean Drive in Chillum, Md. at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 with the assistance of FBI’s Washington and Baltimore Field Offices and the Prince George’s County Police. Khatun will […]

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Fairfax Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Gun in F.C.

3:03 PM0 comments

A 40-year-old man was arrested on Monday, July 11 for allegedly firing a gun 10-15 times on Tuesday, July 5, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that around 3:47 p.m. on July 5 that an officer heard several gunshots being fired in the area of the 8200 […]

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Matt Hills Appointed as New Principal at Mason

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The Falls Church Scool Board appointed Matt Hills as the new principal of George Mason High School during its meeting on Tuesday, July 12. The appointment of Hills follows the resignation of Tyrone Byrd, who was the school’s principal from 2008-2016. Also, Jeremy Ferrara was appointed as the assistant principal […]

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Crime Report: Vehicle Stolen from N. Washington St., 2 Assaults & Shoplifting at 7-Eleven

July 12, 2016 2:39 PM0 comments

A vehicle was stolen from the IM Autohaus on N. Washington St. last Thursday, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. The vehicle was later recovered after it turned up in Prince Georges Co. In other crime, two people shoplifted food from 7-Eleven, a woman assaulted a […]

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Shannyn Snyder Teaches ‘Grossology’ to Local Children

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Shannyn Snyder will teach ‘Grossology’ at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Wednesday, July 27 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the library’s Youth Services room. At the event, children will be exploring  all things slimy, burpy, runny and gooey, from making slime and goop […]

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Once Upon a Stage Performs at Falls Church Library

12:43 PM0 comments

Once Upon a Stage, an interactive children’s theater troupe, is performing “The Princess and The Pea,” at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Saturday, July 16 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the library’s Youth Services room. In each hour-long performance, the narrator and ensemble […]

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