F.C.’s Argia’s Italian Restaurant Closes Doors After 18 Years

September 10, 2018 9:07 AM0 comments

Pragun and Salina Rana, the Nepalese husband and wife team that took over Falls Church’s fine Italian restaurant, Argia’s, in 2012, notified the News-Press over the weekend that the restaurant has closed with no plans to re-open. “We would like to thank all our wonderful patrons who supported us endlessly […]

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Rain Threat Postpones F.C.’s Sunset Cinema Debut

September 7, 2018 3:05 PM0 comments

Tonight’s scheduled Sunset Cinema in the Park showing of “Coco” in Cherry Hill Park has been postponed due to the threat of bad weather. Falls Church’s annual free movie screening series will instead debut in two weeks on Sept. 21 at 7:45 p.m. with the movie “Wonder. The City of […]

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Street Sweeping Resumes in F.C.

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Street sweeping returns to the City of Falls Church the week of Sept. 10. The City has issued a public request that citizens move vehicles off the streets from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on the day their area is scheduled for street sweeping. Doing so helps crews do a […]

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Virginia Tech Students to Study F.C. Parking

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields announced at the City Council work session Monday that an arrangement has been made with the City’s Development Services General Manager Jim Snyder and the Virginia Tech graduate center on Haycock Road to have a class of graduate students study the parking situation in […]

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Annual Taste of F.C., Fall Festival Set for Next Saturday, Sept. 15

September 6, 2018 10:37 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Fall Festival will be next Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Community Center. All the annual event’s most popular features will be there, from live music and entertainment to pony rides and other children’s amusements, local vendors, businesses and […]

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Rushmark Makes Unsolicited Bid to Redevelop UVa/VT Grad Center Site

September 5, 2018 7:01 PM0 comments

In conjunction with its submittal of its final detailed proposal for the dense economic development of 10 acres at the West Falls Church high school campus, the Rushmark team that built the 300 W. Broad building has made an unsolicited bid to redevelop the 7.4-acre Virginia Tech/University of Virginia graduate center site adjacent its 10-acre plan.

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Stunning Drop in Affordable Market Units in F.C. Highlights New Report

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In just the last five years, according to a report by the Affordable Living Policy Work Group, the number of market rate rental units in the City has shrunk from 224 to 27 as of 2017.

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Police Investigation $9,800 Check Fraud Case Involving GMHS Account

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Police are currently investigating a case of check fraud involving the bank account of George Mason High School in Falls Church, it was confirmed to the News-Press Wednesday. First reported in the City’s crime report Tuesday, the mobile deposit check fraud case involves two fraudulent checks totaling $9,800, City of […]

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81-Year-Old Woman Missing from F.C. is Located & Safe

September 2, 2018 4:20 PM0 comments

UPDATE: Officials report Anntanasio has been located and is safe. Police are asking the public to help locate an 81-year-old Falls Church woman who was last seen leaving her assisted living residence Sunday morning. City of Falls Church police say Falls Church resident Ruth Anntanasio has early onset dementia and […]

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Best of Falls Church 2018: The Winners!

August 30, 2018 8:40 AM1 comment

For the ninth consecutive year, Falls Church News-Press readers filled out ballots and cast their votes to support their favorite places to eat, drink, shop and more in and around The Little City.

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