McAuliffe: April 16 ‘Va. Tech Remembrance Day’

April 13, 2016 6:37 PM0 comments

Virignia Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday declared April 16, 2016 as “Virginia Tech Remembrance Day” in Virginia in honor of those who were killed or injured during a mass shooting at the university on April 16, 2007. “We will stop on April 16 not only to remember the horror of that […]

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Emergency Heating, Cooling Center Hailed

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The Winter Hill Emergency Heating and Cooling Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Development Block Grant Celebration took place Tuesday adjacent the Winter Hill Community Center on S. Virginia Ave. Community members, Falls Church Housing Corporation staff, City Council members, Housing Commissioners, the City fire marshal and other City staff […]

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Amid Complaints of Creativity Lack, Council Defers Campus Site Plan

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The Falls Church City Council voted 6-1 to defer approving an action to move a second more detailed “request for proposal” to the two prospective developers of the City-owned 36 acres of land adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station.

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F.C. Council Looks to Shave Tax Rate Hike in New Budget

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The discussion of the Fiscal Year 2017 at the Falls Church City Council meeting Monday centered on whether or not the real estate tax rate could be held to zero growth, or whether City Manager Wyatt Shields’ recommendation of a two-cent increase would be approved.

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FOOD NEWS: Nando’s Opens Saturday in Mosaic, New Owner at La Cote d’Or & Brunch Pizza Now at Orso

April 14, 2016 11:14 AM0 comments

  Pop-Up Requin Will Become Permanent Addition to Mosaic In a change of plans, Requin, the pop-up collaboration from chefs Jennifer Carroll and Mike Isabella, will be a permanent addition to the Mosaic District after all. Originally slated to become a Kapnos Kouzina after its temporary Mosaic location moves to […]

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Mason Robotics Team Wins Districts, On to Worlds

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by Hermela Hailemariam This past week may have been a regular week for a majority of students at George Mason High School but for a certain group of them it would be a very exciting time. On Thursday, April 7 the Mason Robotics Team, Team 1418, traveled to the University […]

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Falls Church, Fairfax County Chart High In Health Rankings

April 15, 2016 10:30 AM0 comments

The 2016 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, listed several Northern Virginia localities highest among the state in health outcomes. Falls Church City and Fairfax County were among the municipalities that ranked highest in the overall […]

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Falls Church’s Andrew Mallon Carves His Own Path

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Have you seen sculptures of a bear, an eagle or an angel holding an eagle and dog protruding from the stump of a tree around the region? If so, that’s probably the crafty work of Andrew Mallon, the owner and operator of AM Sculptures, a company that creates sculptures and […]

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Free Pizza for Area Police Officers Today

April 13, 2016 12:09 PM0 comments

The Washington, D.C.-area chain Paisano’s Pizza is hosting its first annual “Police Appreciation Day” today, April 13. To honor the area’s law enforcement, the restaurant is giving D.C.-area police officers a free meal – up to $15 – at its 27 locations around Northern Virginia and Maryland. The City of Falls Church […]

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F.C. Council Defers Action on Approval Of 2nd Phase RFP on School Project

April 12, 2016 8:39 AM0 comments

As their deliberations on the item did not even begin until well after 10 p.m. Monday night and quickly went to some critical issues and unanswered questions, the Falls Church City Council voted 6-1 to defer approving an action to move a second more detailed “request for proposal” to the two prospective developers of the City-owned 36 acres of land adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station.

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