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F.C. Council Approves City Hall Renovation Funds

April 13, 2016 6:40 PM0 comments

By a vote of 6-1, the Falls Church City Council Monday approved expenditures of up to $1.2 million for the first phase of a $17.4 million renovation and expansion of City Hall. The Council was informed that it could halt the process at any point it deemed the plan was […]

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Emergency Heating, Cooling Center Hailed

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The Winter Hill Emergency Heating and Cooling Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Development Block Grant Celebration took place Tuesday adjacent the Winter Hill Community Center on S. Virginia Ave. Community members, Falls Church Housing Corporation staff, City Council members, Housing Commissioners, the City fire marshal and other City staff […]

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W&OD, West Broad Concept Plans OK’d

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By unanimous votes the Falls Church Council adopted the plans for the development of the W&OD Trail through the City and the concept small area plan for the six blocks of West Broad outlined in earlier Council discussions. Principal Planner Paul Stoddard, in response to inquiries, stated that the criteria […]

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McAuliffe: April 16 ‘Va. Tech Remembrance Day’

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Virignia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday declared April 16, 2016 as “Virginia Tech Remembrance Day” in Virginia in honor of those who were killed or injured during a mass shooting at the university on April 16, 2007. “We will stop on April 16 not only to remember the horror of that […]

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Editorial: Please, Some Imagination!

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Falls Church stands at the precipice of a disastrously squandered potential. The lack of imagination and ability to visualize the true potential of the City-owned 36 acres adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station may doom the City to a level of underachievement that could do her in before long. […]

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Mt. Daniel Students Visit the National Zoo

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Kindergarten students from Mt. Daniel Elementary School have been visiting the National Zoo recently, three classes at a time, according to the Falls Church City Public Schools’ Morning Announcements. Students had personal encounters during their visit, coming face to face (with the protection of glass enclosures) with orangutans and sea […]

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Falls Church High School Hosts 11th Annual Jaguar 5K

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Falls Church High School is hosting its 11th annual Jaguar 5K on Saturday, April 30 at the school, located at 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. There will also be a one mile fun run for children. All money raised from the event will go to support the school. Medals will […]

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Mason Softball Team Loses 2 in a Row to District Foes

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by John Rodock – Special to the News-Press Logyn Estes went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored, and pitched 3 innings of hit-less relief to lead the home team Madison County (6-3, 3-0) past George Mason last Friday, 7-1. The Mountaineer bats banged out 12 hits, including 5 doubles, […]

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‘Arrive Alive’ Campaign Encourages Safe Teen Driving

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Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety and the Virginia State Police, funded by a grant from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, kicked off its Arrive Alive campaign in local middle and high schools on April 4 to encourage safe teen driving during the high-risk, warm weather months. […]

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Crime Report: 3 Assaults in F.C. & Man Arrested for Intent to Distribute Cocaine

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There were three reports of assaults in the City of Falls Church crime report this week. One incident occurred at the Exxon on W. Broad Street when it was reported a customer assaulted an employee, another when a victim reported an assaults by an acquaintance and the final was a […]

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