2 Affordable Units Open at Pearson Square

October 26, 2018 9:54 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Housing and Human Services unit announced that two separate Affordable Dwelling Units (ADU) are available for rent at Pearson Square, 410 S. Maple Ave. The first unit is a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment at $1,158 per month plus utilities. The second unit is a […]

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500 New Jobs Announced in Fairfax County

October 24, 2018 7:53 PM0 comments

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Wednesday announced that KPMG LLP, a U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm, will invest more than $30 million to expand its operations in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against Washington, D.C. for this project, which will create more than 500 new jobs. “With nearly 2,000 employees […]

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Winter Hill Neighbors Get Their Way, City’s Big Chimneys Park Will Get It All

October 25, 2018 10:49 AM0 comments

A large contingent of neighbors living adjacent the Big Chimneys Park in downtown Falls Church showed up at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting to plead for full funding and swift development of the long-neglected park, and their efforts paid off.

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2 Finalists’ Plans Both Include 15-Story Building at West End

October 24, 2018 7:48 PM0 comments

Both West End development projects call for one of their buildings to be 15 stories in height.

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Longtime TJ Elementary School Teacher Patricia Schillig Dies

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Longtime Thomas Jefferson Elementary School teacher Patricia Schillig died Tuesday after a seven-year fight with cancer. Born Patricia Ryan Wright in Norfolk, VA on August 10, 1946.  She grew up in the town of Pulaski, Virginia and graduated from their high school in 1964.  She continued her education at Radford […]

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New App Brings Uber-Style Lawn Care Services to Falls Church & Beyond

October 18, 2018 12:00 PM0 comments

The so-called Uber of lawn care has arrived in Falls Church and Northern Virginia. Lawn Love is a new service which enables customers to remotely schedule yard work by using a mobile app or website to connect to local lawn care specialists. Users just need to enter an address, check […]

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Single Family Renting Rivals Home Buying as Benefits, Attitudes Shift

October 19, 2018 9:30 AM0 comments

A softer home buying market caused by rising interest rates and shifting attitudes on homeownership has led prospective residents to debate whether renting or buying a home in the City of Falls Church is their best bet. In response, many are settling on an atypical kind of rental in single […]

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F.C. Leaf Collecting Begins

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From October through early January 2019, City of Falls Church crews will collect leaves from residential areas in the city. The City asks residents to rake their leaves to the curb, taking caution to avoid raking them into or on top of gutters, sidewalks and fire hydrants. Stones, litter, branches, […]

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Pill Take Back Day Oct. 27 in F.C.

October 23, 2018 11:31 AM0 comments

On Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the City of Falls Church Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Pills for disposal […]

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Beyer’s Women’s Forum Underscores Decisive Issue in November’s Election

October 18, 2018 1:27 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., whose 8th District of Virginia includes the City of Falls Church, hosted a rousing “Breaking Through, Women Work for Change” conference in Arlington last weekend, his fourth annual event.

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