Fava Pot’s Unlikely Success Jives With Owner’s Belief in Herself

September 14, 2018 12:00 PM0 comments

Everybody loves the story of a scrappy individual who achieves greatness and wealth thanks to their guile, diligence and courage in the face of immense risk. But what about the person who’s professionally successful and financially secure, only to bet the farm on a new venture they have no experience […]

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F.C. Police Officer Arrested By FBI for Crimes Against Children

September 13, 2018 10:14 AM0 comments

A City of Falls Church Police officer was arrested Wednesday by the FBI for internet crimes against children, City police reported today in a press release. Robert MacSeain, 29, of Fairfax, is a seven-year employee with the F.C. police department and was arrested on Sept. 12 for 10 counts of […]

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Bawadi Replaces Sunflower Amid Patron Turmoil

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At the intersection of Seven Corners lies a restaurant where an intersection of a different sort has been occurring this summer between two passionate customer bases. Khalid Mekki moved his restaurant, Bawadi Mediterranean Grill and Sweets Cafe, from its Bailey’s Crossroads location to Seven Corners on July 21. He took […]

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Another Area High School Cancels Football

September 17, 2018 11:54 AM0 comments

Another Washington, D.C. area high school has cancelled its varsity football program for the 2018 season. Bladensburg High School, a public school in Maryland’s Prince George’s County school system, announced the cancellation of its season last week prior to its scheduled season opener against Eleanor Roosevelt High. The move follows […]

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Northam: State’s August Revenues Up 4.5 Percent

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that August General Fund revenues of $1.446 million increased 4.5 percent from the previous year, although August is not a significant month for revenue collections. “The positive revenue growth in this report is a clear sign that our economy is on the right track […]

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Route 7 Lane Closures in Tysons Next Week Set

September 14, 2018 1:50 PM0 comments

Lane and shoulder closures are planned Monday, Sept. 17, through Friday, Sept. 21, along eastbound and westbound Route 7 in Tysons near the Silver Line Phase 1 alignment to permit construction crews to make repairs, according to VDOT. On Route 7 East, Monday, Sept. 17 – Thursday, Sept. 20 , […]

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EDA Proposes Bargain Fixes Using F.C.’s Park Ave. ‘Great Street’ Grant

September 13, 2018 10:35 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s Economic Development Authority Tuesday night voted to support a plan to advance the City’s Great Streets project on the 200 block of Park Avenue linking F.C.’s City Hall, with its major renovations now underway, to the downtown area.

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Annual Fall Festival, Taste of F.C. On Saturday Despite Hurricane

September 12, 2018 7:45 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department announced Wednesday that its Annual Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church will take place as scheduled this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Community Center parking lot at 223 Little Falls St.

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Attic Fire Results in $37K in Damage to West Falls Church Townhome

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A fire in the attic of a townhouse in the West Falls Church area of Fairfax Co. early Tuesday morning resulted in an estimated $37,500 worth of damage, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department reported Wednesday. Responding to a report of a fire in the 3100 block of Black […]

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City of F.C. to Distribute Sandbags in Prep for Hurricane

September 11, 2018 1:34 PM0 comments

Sandbags to help stem flooding are being offered by the City of Falls Church Public Works department to help local residents prepare for the landfall of Hurricane Florence. The City is offering residents a maximum of 20 bags per household on a first-come, first-serve basis when they visit Property Yard […]

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