372 Attend Watch Event at State Theater for Clinton

August 3, 2016 7:54 PM0 comments

Falls Church-based Democratic Party organizer Peg Willingham was the key mover who convinced the local F.C. Democratic Committee to rent the State Theatre last Thursday to host a TV-watch event, using the theater’s mega-screen to view the Democratic convention acceptance speech of Hillary Clinton.

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McAuliffe at Groundbreaking Of I-66 Tolling Construction

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe situated himself overlooking Interstate 66 Monday to announce at a groundbreaking event that work will begin within weeks on the installation of tolling infrastructure on the interstate inside the Beltway.

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FOOD NEWS: Pokemon Pizzas, Olympic Doughnuts & D.C. Restaurant Week

August 4, 2016 10:35 AM0 comments

  Astro Creates Team USA Doughnut for Summer Games Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has a couple of new sweet treat specials available this summer at its Falls Church location in Pimmit Hills. Joining its breakfast sandwiches, now there’s French toast available all week long for both breakfast and brunch. […]

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Falls Church Seamstress Sews Her Way on to Fox TV Show

August 3, 2016 4:53 PM0 comments

by Winthrop Rodgers This season of Fox’s reality show “Home Free” features the creations of Falls Church resident and designer Carol Sanders. Specifically, Sanders designed and fabricated the unique pillows that grace the living space of the show’s contestants. Hardly background pieces, her work reinforces the show’s mission of creating […]

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F.C. Planners Vote to Change Comp Plan Designation for Fellows Tract

August 2, 2016 9:41 PM0 comments

With barely a quorum for its meeting Monday night, the Falls Church Planning Commission voted 4-0 to recommend a change in the Falls Church Comprehensive Plan designation for the land inclusive of the Fellows Tract at 604 S. Oak Street.

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F.C. Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Services Unit Relocated

August 1, 2016 3:56 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Services Unit has temporarily relocated to the Arlington County Courthouse, located at 1425 N. Courthouse Road Ste. 4300, Arlington, the City of Falls Church reported in a press release on Monday, Aug. 1. On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Real Estate Assessment Office will […]

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FCNP, F.C. Chamber of Commerce Host Annual Summer Mixer

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The Falls Church News-Press and the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual summer mixer in the News-Press’ office on Friday, July 29.

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F.C. Townhouse Fire Results in One Injury and Over $93,000 in Damages

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A townhouse fire that started in the late morning of Wednesday, July 27 resulted in one resident being injured and two others being displaced, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. The fire department said in a press release about the fire caused $93,750 in damages. Fairfax County […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Stuart HS Renaming Working Group

July 29, 2016 1:56 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board voted by a 10-2 margin in favor of creating a working group that consider renaming J.E.B. Stuart High School at the board’s regular meeting on Thursday, July 28.

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Fairfax Planners Expected to Postpone Mt. Daniel Vote Tonight

July 28, 2016 2:47 PM0 comments

According to Falls Church School Board Vice Chair John Lawrence, commenting to the News-Press Thursday, the board expects the vote by the Fairfax Planning Commission on whether or not the F.C. Schools’ plans for the expansion and renovation of the Mt. Daniel Elementary school will be deferred from tonight until Sept. 14.

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