F.C. Superintendent Noonan Makes Official 2% Budget Growth Proposal

January 9, 2019 8:38 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan made official to the School Board Tuesday night a recommendation that the coming fiscal year budget be restrained to two percent growth.

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Police Looking for Victims in Dressing Room Hidden Camera Case

January 8, 2019 1:02 PM0 comments

After police arrested a man on Christmas Eve for the unlawful filming of a minor in a Fair Oaks Mall store fitting room, authorities discovered additional videos of approximately 60 victims, including many juveniles, from dressing rooms around the area including Tysons Corner Center, Fair Lakes Promenade, Springfield Town Center […]

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Falls Church 2nd Grader’s Winning Doodle Goes Live on Google

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Falls Church local Sarah Gomez-Lane’s winning submission from last year’s Doodle 4 Google competition is making its debut on website’s home page today. Gomez-Lane, a second grader from Pine Spring Elementary, originally submitted her “Dino Doodle” on the final day possible in March 2018. What was intended to be an […]

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Currle, Sunoco Complete Years-Long Transition Out of City of F.C.

January 3, 2019 10:00 AM0 comments

For 25 years, Ken Currle and his team refilled tanks, changed oil, tuned up engines and more at the City Sunoco gas and service station at the intersection of W. Broad and West St. in the City of Falls Church. But when development plans for a big mixed-use project that […]

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Rep. Beyer Speaks Out in N.Y. Times Letter

January 4, 2019 1:28 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr., whose 8th District of Northern Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, published a Letter to the Editor in the Dec. 31 New York Times challenging President Trump to end the federal government shutdown. In the letter, he wrote, “There is near certainty that […]

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DMV Services Offered in Little City This Month

January 7, 2019 10:27 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Commissioner of the Revenue has announced several opportunities for Department of Motor Vehicle services in The Little City in January. The full-service DMV 2 Go bus will be in front of City Hall (300 Park Ave.) on Friday, Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. – 4 […]

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Del. Lopez Seeks Protections for Public Informants

January 4, 2019 10:25 AM0 comments

State Del. Alfonso Lopez, who represents the 49th District of Northern Virginia that includes Greater Falls Church’s predominantly-Latino Culmore area, told the News-Press Tuesday that he’s introducing legislation in Richmond to prohibit local law enforcement officials from reporting information about persons to the U.S. Information and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unless […]

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West F.C. Metro Development Plan Forum

January 3, 2019 2:23 PM0 comments

Fairfax County is initiating a planning study of proposals submitted by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Virginia Tech for portions of the West Falls Church Transit Station Area, the county has reported. The WMATA nomination would allow a mix of uses including office, multi-family units, townhomes, and […]

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Global Economic & Conflict Worries Contrast to Predictions of F.C. Bliss

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The News-Press has been asking around, as it has done every year at this time, including requesting an array of local citizens to remark on what they think is in store for the City of Falls Church in 2019.

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Saslaw Formally Announces Bid For Re-Election, Has Primary Foe

January 4, 2019 7:13 AM0 comments

Facing the prospect of a primary challenger for the first time since he first won the race for an open seat in 1979, Virginia State Senate Democratic leader Dick Saslaw formally announced his candidacy for re-election to his 35th District seat this year.

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