Changes to Civil War Day Due to Rain

May 20, 2016 3:32 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church announced today that Civil War Day, originally planned for 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., will be shortened to 10 a.m. – noon, due to inclement weather expected on Saturday, May 21. All of the children’s activities planned for the event will be held in Cherry Hill […]

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71-Year-Old Man Dies in Car Accident in Falls Church

May 19, 2016 6:59 PM0 comments

A 71-year-old man was killed while he was attempting to cross Leesburg Pike in Falls Church on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. According to police, Medardo Carrillo Arias was struck by a 2012 Jeep Wrangler that was making a left turn from south bound Glen Carlyn Road […]

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1.8-Acre Site By Jefferson Elementary Slated to Be Sub-Divided for 7 Homes

May 18, 2016 7:18 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Planning Commission was within its power to grant final approval for the subdivision of 1.8 acres known as the Fellows Tract at 604 S. Oak Street adjacent the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School into seven lots for residential development Monday night, but stopped short.

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Neigh, Neigh! Magical Brooch at Kentucky Derby Designed in F.C.

May 19, 2016 11:09 AM0 comments

The one who won the actual race at the Kentucky Derby last weekend was not the horse who caused the biggest Internet stir.

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The Lasso in the News-Press: ‘Local Boy Makes Movies’ & Money

12:54 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Falls Church Florist to Close After 66 Years Serving The Little City

May 20, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Where have all the flowers gone? “The chains and Internet took them, every one” could be the lament of Falls Church Florist owners Mike and Diane Flood who are closing the family-owned business they opened 66 years ago on Thursday, June 30. “The floral business over 35 years has changed […]

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Falls Church Apartment Fire Causes $10,000 in Damage

May 18, 2016 1:30 PM0 comments

A fire in the Skyline Towers Apartments, located at 5597 Seminary Road, Falls Church, in the afternoon of Sunday, May 15 caused approximately $10,000 worth of damage, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department reported in a recent press release. Firefighting units responded to the fire at approximately 1:57 p.m. […]

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U.S. Postal Service Truck Gets Stuck in Falls Church Backyard

May 17, 2016 3:52 PM0 comments

A United States Postal Service truck got stuck in a “wet and muddy” backyard at 413 E. Broad Street in Falls Church on Tuesday, May 17 around 1:30 p.m., according to a tip received by the News-Press from Bill McGinnies, one of the residents of the property. McGinnies said the he discovered […]

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F.C. Planning Commission Gives Preliminary OK to Fellows Tract Subdivision

8:42 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Planning Commission was within its power to grant final approval for the subdivision of 1.8 acres known as the Fellows Tract at 604 S. Oak Street adjacent the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School into seven lots for residential development Monday night, but instead stopped short.

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F.C. Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

May 12, 2016 2:03 PM0 comments

A man suspected of robbing Falls Church’s Wells Fargo bank this week, along with two other banks in the Alexandria, has been arrested.

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