Weather Forecast Bodes Well for Big ‘Watch Night’ Turnout in F.C. Saturday

December 28, 2016 8:17 PM0 comments

Celebrating the New Year in Falls Church should be a pleasant affair with forecasts of clear and mild weather for this Saturday during the City’s annual Watch Night festivities.

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Falls Church Man Charged in Dec. 26 Alexandria Stabbing

December 27, 2016 7:01 PM0 comments

A 34-year-old man from Falls Church has been charged in an alleged stabbing that occurred in Alexandria in evening of Monday, Dec. 26, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Detectives have charged Donnell D. Nesbitt, of Falls Church, with malicious wounding for allegedly stabbing another man. An investigation by […]

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Mason Row Begins Site Plan Approval Process

December 21, 2016 7:45 PM0 comments

Appearing before the Falls Church Planning Commission Monday night, key figures in the development of the 4.3-acre Mason Row mixed-use project that won unanimous approval from the F.C. City Council this year, discussed their site plan, submitted with a check for $57,000 cost last month, that included some added touches […]

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F.C. Schools Ramp Up Superintendent Search

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At a work session this Tuesday, members of the Falls Church School Board received a preliminary report from its superintendent search consultants, BWP and Associates, a noted educational leadership search firm, about the process it proposes leading to the selection of a new permanent superintendent of schools by April 1, […]

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‘DMV On Wheels’ Dates for F.C. in ’17 Listed

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DMV 2 Go is a full-service Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on wheels. A recreational vehicle parks in front of City Hall, 330 Park Ave., on select Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to Falls Church Revenue Commissioner Tom Clinton. The accessible office provides all DMV transactions including […]

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Connolly Sponsors Foreign Interference Act

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Led by Falls Church area Congressman Gerry Connolly, Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs have introduced legislation that would impose sanctions on any foreign person or entity found to interfere illegally with a U.S. election. The Protect American Democracy Act authored by Connolly and Ranking Member Eliot […]

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Panjshir Afghan Restaurant Inks Deal To Relocate Into Renovated ‘Lily Strip’

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Yet another small business being displaced by new development in Falls Church will be landing on its feet, and in a location that will enhance its exposure to the public.

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Interim Superintendent Expounds On ‘K-16’ Concept

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As the “Campus Process Working Group” of the Falls Church City Council and School Board continue to mull the daunting options for development of the 38-acre George Mason High School property, the Schools’ new interim superintendent, Dr. Robert Schiller, elaborated the concept of “K-16” education in an exclusive interview with the News-Press this week.

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Weekend Fire Destroys Home On Timber Lane in Falls Church

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UPDATE at 1:56 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23: The original report has been updated to include links to pages where community members can donate to the Goodwin family. Those links can be found at the bottom of this report. A house fire in the City of Falls Church last Saturday […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Latte Art & Swimming to Win

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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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