Fairfax County Police Car Involved in Crash in Falls Church

February 20, 2017 11:55 AM0 comments

A Fairfax County Police car was involved in a crash in Falls Church on Saturday that left one person in the hospital. The accident took place on Feb. 18 in the area of Route 7 and Patrick Henry Drive and involved another car, Fairfax County Police said in a tweet. […]

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Raccoon Hitches Ride on Garbage Truck in Falls Church

February 17, 2017 3:13 PM0 comments

A raccoon was caught hitching a ride on a garbage truck through The Little City on Friday, according to reports around town.

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Mary Ellen Henderson Teacher Arrested for Sexual Battery

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A math teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School has been charged with sexual battering two students at the City of Falls Church school.

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News-Press Announces Dates For 2017 Falls Church Restaurant Week

February 16, 2017 11:37 AM0 comments

Today, the Falls Church News-Press announced dates for its 2017 celebration of all things tasty in and around The Little City, also known as Falls Church Restaurant Week. The fifth annual culinary event will kick off Monday, March 27 and run through Sunday, April 2. The seven-day highlight of the […]

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Falls Church Native Dinah Moore Dies

February 15, 2017 10:45 PM0 comments

Dinah Kathleen Moore (40) of Wilmington, NC, lost her battle with mental illness on February 7, 2017. Dinah was born on May 6, 1976, in Fairfax Virginia, to Cricket Sherman Moore and Thomas Michael Moore. She attended George Mason Jr./Sr. High School in Falls Church, VA, and graduated from Northland […]

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‘We Support the Girls’ Event Pushes for Erin’s Law Passage

February 16, 2017 8:41 AM0 comments

When Caitlyn Knittig was nine years old, she was sexually assaulted. At the time, she had no idea what sexual assault was. They didn’t teach it in school. It didn’t come up in conversation. Now the survivor has made it her mission to make sure that other children won’t suffer […]

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Auto Decal Winner Announced

February 15, 2017 10:39 PM0 comments

  The second annual art contest sponsored by the F.C. Treasurer Jody Acosta culminated in an award of $750 to George Mason High School tenth grader Annika Britten at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting. Second place went to Sedona Decint, third place went to Clara Mattou and fourth place to […]

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Dominion Power’s Slow Response Investigated

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields told the F.C. City Council Monday that an investigation into the delayed response by Dominion Power to a fire that broke out behind the Bowl America during the powerful wind storm Sunday night will occur. The fire, reported to the City Council by Bernie […]

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F.C. Adopts Senior Cottage Ordinance

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By a 6-1 vote (Mayor Tarter dissenting), the Falls Church City Council gave final approval to an ordinance establishing the ground rules for permitting construction, under a “special exception” process, of new senior age-restricted (55 or 62 and up, depending) cottage unit clusters in low-density residential neighborhoods, each unit a […]

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Kaine Holds F.C. Roundtable on Future of Affordable Care Act

February 16, 2017 2:11 PM0 comments

With the future of the Affordable Care Act hanging in the balance, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat from Virginia, held a roundtable discussion at a health center in Falls Church to learn more about how a repeal of the signature healthcare law would affect Virginia’s sizable Latino community.

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