City of Falls Church Schools Closed Monday

January 13, 2019 5:03 PM0 comments

The weekend’s continued snowfall and hazardous road conditions have resulted in cancelled classes at Falls Church City Public Schools for Monday, Jan. 14, the school system announced Sunday. In addition to the schools, day care and school offices and facilities will be closed and all activities including athletic practices have […]

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Snow Emergency Lifted for City of Falls Church [UPDATE]

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As snow continues to fall around the area, the City of Falls Church declared a snow emergency beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday morning.

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F.C. Schools Offer Assistance for Furloughed Federal Workers

January 10, 2019 3:42 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Public Schools announced in a press release earlier today that it is implementing a series of new measures to aid the students and families affected by the on-going shutdown of the federal government. FCCPS will be offering expedited free and reduced lunch applications. Due to the federal […]

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F.C.’s Johnson is Master of Improv & Voice of Capitals’ Cup Run

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When you’ve made career out of being one of “those guys” in show business — the ones only the biggest IMDB nerds can sniff out during a cameo or a voiceover — you know you’ll never be well-acquainted with the red carpet. For longtime Falls Church resident Wes Johnson, however, […]

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Lifelong F.C. Resident Robert Denekas Dies

January 9, 2019 7:03 PM0 comments

Robert N. Denekas passed away in his home in Linden, Virginia with his wife by his side on Jan. 7. He was born on Nov. 21, 1940 in Washington, D.C. He was a lifelong Falls Church resident until he retired with his wife in 2015, and moved to the country. […]

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WMATA Mulls W. Falls Church Coordination

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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Finance and Budget Committee members are slated to consider approving tonight (Jan. 10) a solicitation to developers for the commercial development of 24 acres at the West Falls Church Metro station site, a plan that could include 700 residential units, 150,000 square feet of office […]

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Herman Park Closed Thursday, Friday

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A portion of the path in Howard E. Herman Stream Valley Park will be closed during business hours today (Thursday, Jan. 10) and tomorrow as contractors work on restoring the stone path from W. Broad St. to just before the Rollins St. footbridge. Access will be available from Rollins St. […]

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Dem Challenger Kicks Off Commonwealth Attorney Run

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, a Democratic candidate for Commonwealth’s Attorney covering Arlington County and the City of Falls Church, held her campaign kickoff event this Monday with a heavily-attended event at Josephine’s Italian Kitchen in Arlington. Tafti will be challenging incumbent Democrat Theo Stamos, who was scheduled to formally announce her campaign for […]

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Proposed School Budget Would Allow Funding With No Tax Rate Increase

January 10, 2019 3:50 PM0 comments

Superintendent Peter Noonan’s proposal would keep the schools within parameters of expected revenue growth for the Falls Church city government overall in the coming fiscal year, and if adopted would mean that a new overall City-schools budget could involve no real estate tax increase for citizens this coming year.

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Beyer Joins Colleagues on Hill to Denounce Fed Shutdown

January 9, 2019 6:50 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. joined colleagues from other D.C.-area districts at a press conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday to denounce the ongoing federal government shutdown for the damage it’s doing to 800,000 federal employees, including many in this region, who by this Friday will suffer the loss of a full paycheck.

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