Falls Church Cherry Blossoms Already in Bloom

February 28, 2017 3:49 PM0 comments

With temperatures hitting near-record highs last week and the spring-like weather continuing through today, cherry blossom trees in the Little City have already begun to bloom.

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Ruth Diehl, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 95

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Ruth T. Diehl, 95, of Woodbury, MN, formerly of Falls Church, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl. Ruth is survived by her children, Roger (Denise) Diehl and Carolyn (Herb) Winslow; grandchildren, Kimberly Diehl, David Diehl, Katy […]

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F.C. Mayor Issues Forceful Statement On Henderson Teacher Molestation Charges

February 27, 2017 11:40 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Mayor David Tarter began Monday night’s meeting of the Falls Church City Council by reading a forceful statement in wake of sexual abuse charges against Henderson Middle School teacher Jose Daniel Estrada, arrested last week and charged with molesting two female students.

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Rep. Beyer Chosen Vice-Ranking Science Committee

February 22, 2017 9:34 PM0 comments

The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously chose Don Beyer to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee last week. His selection for a leadership position comes as Beyer has mounted high profile challenges to the Committee’s Republican majority over the Environmental Protection Agency and the Trump […]

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F.C. Chief Warns Vs. News-Press Vandalism & Theft

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Chief of Police Mary Gavin of the Falls Church Police Department issued a public statement Wednesday seeking the public’s help to identify persons engaged in acts of vandalism and theft against the Falls Church News-Press. Her statement reads, “The City of Falls Church Police need your help. Unidentified perpetrators are reportedly […]

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ADU Available at Pearson Square

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The Falls Church Department of Housing and Human Services has announced that an Affordable Dwelling Unit, or ADU, is available for rent at Pearson Square, 410 S. Maple Avenue, F.C. for $1,140 per month, plus utilities and fees. The unit is a one bedroom, one bathroom apartment and is available […]

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Kaine Gains Audience With Pope in Rome

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Wednesday, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine attended a general audience with Pope Francis in Vatican City and spoke with the Pope about the Holy See’s work to address the global refugee and migrant crisis. “I had a chance to visit with Pope Francis to discuss the global crisis of refugees […]

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Fairfax Officer On Restricted Duty After Falls Church Crash

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A Fairfax County Police officer has been placed on restricted duty after being involved in a Falls Church car crash that left one person in the hospital last Saturday. Police say the officer, who has been with the department for two years, was responding to a call for a disorderly […]

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F.C. Filmmaker’s Doc Takes on New Significance With Trump Presidency

February 23, 2017 10:34 AM0 comments

When local filmmakers Ben Powell and Harry Lee decided three years ago to chronicle the improbable story of five Somali Muslim teens and their dreams to pursue education in America, they thought they had a compelling story that could resonate within international development and education circles.

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Bids for Mt. Daniel School Expansion Come in 21% Higher Than Projected

February 22, 2017 9:12 PM0 comments

Bids for the construction of the renovation and expansion of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School that were opened last weekend came in 21 percent higher than expected, Falls Church Interim School Superintendent Dr. Robert Schiller announced to the School Board Tuesday.

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