FOOD NEWS: Falls Church Loses 2 Chinese Restaurants, New Ramen on the Way

September 21, 2017 11:04 AM0 comments

  Ramen Restaurant Coming to Former Smashburger Space A new ramen restaurant is coming to the former Smashburger location in Falls Church, the News-Press has learned. An ABC notice for a wine and beer license in the window of the closed burger joint lists a restaurant with a trade name […]

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High School Renaming Vote Favors ‘Stuart,’ ‘Marshall’ & ‘Johns’

September 20, 2017 7:41 PM0 comments

The J.E.B. Stuart High School pyramid’s community vote on Saturday to suggest a new name to Fairfax County Public School system revealed a suggestion that the Superintendent and school board may find all too familiar.

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Del. Simon Lashes Out at Gillespie’s ‘Swamp’ Ties

September 18, 2017 5:16 PM0 comments

At a press conference here Friday, Falls Church’s State Del. Marcus Simon lashed out at GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie’s deep involvement in the Washington, D.C. “swamp” as a heavy-hitting lobbyist on behalf of some of the nation’s biggest corporations. In the years 2006, 2013 and 2016, he said, Gillespie “made […]

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Liberty BBQ Wins Top Prize at ‘Taste of Falls Church,’ Kindred Nabs ‘Best Menu’

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The upcoming Liberty Barbecue, set to open in the City this November, won the “Best Taste” award at Saturday’s Taste of Falls Church competition during the 42nd annual Fall Festival.

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Possible Termination of DACA Amnesty Program Causes Community to Rally, Reorganize for Rights of DREAMers

September 15, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

In the basement of the Winter Hill apartments, a Court Appointed Special Advocacy de Virginia staff member calls out of the audience 30-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient Ermanda Dean and asks her to engage in a mock verbal tug of war with three people acting as representatives of the Trump administration.

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F.C. Council Votes to Replace Voting Machines

September 13, 2017 11:49 PM0 comments

An emergency meeting of the Virginia State Board of Elections last Friday decertified the voting machines used by the City of Falls Church in its elections in a like manner to moves in jurisdictions throughout the state, based on new developments that have made hacking of the systems a plausible […]

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Referendum, Council & School Candidate Events Set

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Events to highlight key local factors on the ballot for voters in the City of Falls Church will be held in the next two weeks, beyond information booths set for the annual Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church event this Saturday. On Sunday, Sept. 17, the Falls Church League […]

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No Contest Plea in Police Officer Crash

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Fairfax County Police Officer Pshko Siteki appeared in Fairfax County General District Court Wednesday morning and pleaded “no contest” to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge that resulted from a Falls Church car crash he was involved in on Feb. 18. Siteki, who has been with the department for two years, […]

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At Stuart High School Renaming Meeting, Many Favor Change to Civil Rights Pioneer

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At a meeting to discuss name changes for J.E.B. Stuart High School, a majority nominated a teenage civil rights pioneer as the potential replacement.

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The Little City’s Restaurant Revolution

September 14, 2017 12:05 PM0 comments

Falls Church residents and visitors alike are in the midst of a golden age of wining and dining in The Little City.

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