Stamos Announces Bid for Re-Election

January 16, 2019 7:19 PM0 comments

Last week, appearing before the monthly meeting of the Arlington County Democratic Committee, incumbent Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos announced her candidacy for re-election to represent Arlington and the City of Falls Church, having served for seven years to date. Stamos has an announced challenger in Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, whose campaign kickoff […]

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MLK ‘Day of Service’ Events Monday

January 17, 2019 12:15 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council voted this week to commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by declaring Monday, Jan. 21, a Day of Service and supporting and promoting civic engagement across The Little City. The Council declared that “Dr. King said, ‘Life’s most persistent and urgent question […]

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Grand Marshal Nominations Sought

January 18, 2019 10:11 AM0 comments

Nominations from the public for the grand marshal of the annual Falls Church Memorial Day Parade are now being sought by the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Past honorees include Midge Wang (2018), Barb Cram (2017), Kathy Hilayko (2016), Kathy and Barry Buschow (2015), Sergeant Steve Rau (2014), Janet […]

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1st Public Unveiling Held of 3-Player Plan To Develop at West F.C. Metro

January 17, 2019 1:08 PM0 comments

For the first time in a public meeting, the scope of a three-party cooperative effort to put over 40 acres of dense mixed-use development adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station was unveiled Tuesday night at a forum on the campus of the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Graduate Center.

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F.C. Resident, Journalist Bob Kearns Dies at 74

January 16, 2019 7:35 PM0 comments

Robert M. Kearns, 74, of Falls Church, passed away suddenly on Jan. 11. As a journalist for Reuters, Bob worked in New York, London, Toronto, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. Bob’s assignments covered everything from the Watergate hearings to the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, and he was embedded with U.S. […]

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Chambers, Area Business Groups Decry Impact of Federal Shutdown

7:07 PM0 comments

Area leaders are calling for an immediate end to the federal government shutdown, including Virginia’s leaders in Congress and the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Chambers of Commerce throughout the area.

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