Explosive Citizen Turnout Marks Key F.C.Town Hall on High School Plans

February 5, 2017 1:33 PM0 comments

The cafeteria at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle Schoo was filled to overflowing Saturday morning in what became a watershed event in the planning by the City of Falls Church and its school system for how to optimize 39 acres that was ceded into the City with the sale of its water system two years ago.

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F.C. City Hall Revises Agenda For Saturday Town Hall

February 3, 2017 3:28 PM0 comments

Saturday’s town hall meeting at the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School cafetorium will now convene at 8:30 a.m. instead of 9, and topics for breakout groups after an opening presentation will focus more on the three options (renovation, new construction, or phased approach) for the high school along with potential […]

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F.C.’s Eden Center Celebrates Year of the Rooster

February 2, 2017 3:24 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Eden Center held its Vietnamese New Year, known as Tết , celebrations at the shopping center last Saturday and Sunday with a weekend full of activities including a flag ceremony and lion dance. Eden Center’s Tết 2017, the Year of the Rooster, drew a large crowd last […]

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Beyer Joins Dem Colleagues to Introduce Religious Freedom Bill

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Thursday at press conference on the Hill, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr. was joined by eight other Democratic congressional colleagues to introduce the Freedom of Religion Act to prohibit barring immigrants, refugees and international visitors from entry to the U.S. on the basis of religion.

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Nestle World Headquarters to Arlington

February 1, 2017 7:43 PM0 comments

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday that Nestlé USA, a subsidiary of Nestlé S.A., a leading global nutrition, health and wellness company, will invest $39.8 million to relocate its U.S. corporate headquarters operation to Arlington County from California. The company will occupy 206,000 square feet of 1812 North Moore Street, the […]

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Little City Couple Create F.C.-Themed Apparel Company

February 3, 2017 9:37 AM0 comments

By Joshua G. Thomas While traveling across the country, Falls Church residents Mary Anne and Andrew Painter were struck by small t-shirt companies promoting civic pride with locally-focused apparel. The more they saw, the more the couple became enamored by the concept. So in December 2016, the Painters launched Falls […]

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Town Hall Meeting on High School Campus Project is This Saturday

February 1, 2017 7:21 PM0 comments

Seen by the combined forces of the Falls Church City Council and School Board as a key threshold moment in deliberations on how to proceed with the considerable needs of the City’s George Mason High School, significant publicity has gone into the summoning of Falls Church citizens to a town hall meeting this Saturday morning at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School.

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Regional Economic Forecast Not Too Rosy, Fuller Explains

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In an environment defined by significant uncertainty as President Trump takes office, economic forecasting becomes an especially dicey proposition, but that did not stop Dr. Steven Fuller, the region’s best known prognosticator of trends for the Washington, D.C. metro area, from dishing his thoughts to a large gathering of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce at Falls Church’s Fairview Marriott Wednesday.

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More Gunfire on Residential Street in Falls Church

January 30, 2017 3:26 PM0 comments

Just days after shots were fired on a residential street in the City of Falls Church, police report there were more shots fired in the same area.

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McAuliffe, Beyer, Connolly Condemn Trump Executive Order Banning Muslims

January 28, 2017 6:14 PM0 comments

Speaking at the International Terminal of the Dulles Airport Saturday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a strong statement condemning President Donald Trump’s Executive Order barring refugees and travelers from certain Muslim countries from entering the United States. On Sunday, U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly took to bullhorns amid a large and boisterous gathering of protesters at Dulles Airport to oppose Trump’s travel ban.

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