Hundreds Gather for Unity & Justice in 1st-Ever Falls Church MLK Day March

January 16, 2017 2:51 PM0 comments

Today, the the first-ever march for civil rights in the 70-year history of the City of Falls Church took place, starting at the Tinner Hill Historic Monument, where 100 years ago the first rural branch of the NAACP began in once-segregated Falls Church, and continuing to its City Hall.

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Top Skaters Head to Kansas City to Vie for Top Spots

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By Lois Elfman The 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships take place in Kansas City, Missouri, Jan. 14–22. The top skaters in the country from the juvenile level through senior are competing for podium spots, international assignments and highly sought after World Championship berths. As the championship ladies, men, pairs and […]

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F.C. Mother, Disabled Son Make Passionate Appeal at Town Hall

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A Falls Church mother and her disabled son made a passionate appeal to the City’s representatives in the Virginia State Assembly Saturday in a standing-room-only town hall meeting held at the F.C. Community Center.

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Shot Fired Through Window of Falls Church Daycare Center

January 12, 2017 7:33 PM0 comments

Police are investigating after a bullet was fired through the window of a Falls Church area daycare center where a group of three-year-olds were being looked after on Thursday.

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F.C. Schools Earn Full-System IB Certification

January 11, 2017 7:48 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Public School System became the first in Virginia to be certified as an all-grade, K-12, International Baccalaureate system last week, according to the schools’ IB coordinator Jeanne Seabridge. Being one of the first systems in the U.S. to adopt an IB diploma program for grades 11 […]

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5 F.C. School Principals Spell Out Needs to Begin New Budget Cycle

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In a wholly novel approach to presenting the Falls Church Public School System’s needs for the coming fiscal year, the F.C. School Board and the public Tuesday night heard directly from the principals of the system’s five schools about the predominantly enrollment-growth-driven needs for added staffing.

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F.C.’s First-Ever Civil Rights March on MLK Day Monday

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On the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday, the first-ever march for civil rights in the 70-year history of the City of Falls Church will commence from the Tinner Hill Historic Monument, where 100 years ago the first rural branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People began in once-segregated Falls Church, to its City Hall.

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McAuliffe Wants Easier Voting in Virginia

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Currently, to vote absentee in Virginia, you must cite a specific excuse, such as attending college or having a disability. But if Gov. Terry McAuliffe has his way, the state would expand the list of excuses to include people caring for children or for an ill or disabled individual and […]

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F.C., Fairfax Police Chiefs Make Case for Shooting Range Renovation

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Falls Church Police Chief Mary Gavin  and her City of Fairfax counterpart Carl Pardini made a compelling case before the F.C. City Council Monday night for the renovation of the shooting range on Pickett Road in Fairfax City that F.C.’s department utilizes. The City has committed to a one-third share […]

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FOOD NEWS: Smashburger Closes, F.C. Distillers Gets Closer & New Doughnuts at Astro

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Falls Church’s Smashburger Is Out of Business Smashburger, the Denver-based burger joint in the “Tulip” building at the corner of S. Washington St. and Annandale Road in Falls Church, has closed. The store, which first opened in January of 2014, closed at the end of the year. The Denver-based chain […]

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