Crime Report: After FCNP Report, Another Vehicle Break-In Spree Hits City of Falls Church

May 2, 2016 2:09 PM0 comments

Just a week after the News-Press ran a feature story on the outbreak of vehicle break-ins in the City of Falls Church, another break-in spree has hit the City. In the latest crime report released Monday, police say a “number of vehicles” on N. Tuckahoe St., E. Broad St., E. Seaton […]

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Fairfax Co. Police Investigating After Finding Body in F.C. Creek

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Fairfax County police are investigating the death of white man whose body was found in Tripps Run Creek near the 3000 block of Dashiell Road around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 1, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers reported that the body appeared to be in […]

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NoVa Transportation Authority Launches New Outreach Effort

April 27, 2016 5:57 PM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is launching a widespread effort this spring to find out specifically what Northern Virginians want in their future transportation network. The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, or NVTA, project team will appear at a wide variety of public places, going where large numbers of the public […]

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F.C. School Board Dissolves Special Ed Committee

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Following a previous meeting when they’d decided to take no action, the Falls Church School Board Tuesday night voted unanimously to disband its Special Education Advisory Committee which had been embroiled in almost a full year of acrimony. The committee was to have one final meeting of the year next […]

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F.C. Council Votes 4-3 to Adopt FY17 Budget With No Tax Hike, School Cuts

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The die was cast in recent weeks and there were no changes in the arguments or discourse among the four Falls Church City Council members Monday night who constituted the majority in favor of slashing almost $1 million from the City Schools’ budget.

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Rosenberg, Winner of Checknoff Award, Dies

April 29, 2016 2:20 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Jack Rosenberg died on Friday, April 22 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was a much loved member of the Winter Hill Senior Center Community, known for his warmth, humor, ability to fix (almost) anything and enthusiastic bingo calling. Jack, with his wife Anita, was the 2001 […]

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J. Cortland G. Peret, Falls Church Resident for 53 Years, Dies at 96

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John Cortland Gifford Peret, born on November 24, 1919 in Oregon, Miss. to Rua (Gifford) and John Peret, died on March 29. He grew up in a small town in a farming community where values of family, education, duty and service were paramount. Cortland entered the University of Missouri where […]

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Haycock Celebrates 60 Years, Undergoes Major Renovation

April 28, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

If you’re happy and you know it, you must be at Haycock Elementary School, where on a cool, cloudy day, sunbeams radiated from the faces of students, parents, staff, and a legislator who gathered outdoors to celebrate a ribbon-cutting for a new playground and the school’s total makeover. Money for […]

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F.C. School Board Votes to Cut Teacher Salary Hikes by 20%

April 27, 2016 11:57 AM0 comments

Reeling from Monday night’s 4-3 Falls Church City Council vote to cut $912,000 from their budget request, the Falls Church School Board met Tuesday night in the conference room of their offices in the Flower Building, and were pressed by Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones to make a prompt decision on how to absorb the cuts in terms of teacher salaries.

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F.C. Council Votes 4-3 to Slash School Budget, No Tax Rate Hike

April 25, 2016 10:50 PM0 comments

The die was cast in recent weeks and there were no changes in the arguments or discourse among the four Falls Church City Council members Monday night who constituted the majority in favor of slashing almost $1 million from the City Schools’ budget.

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