FOOD NEWS: Requin Celebrates Shark Week, Astro Does July 4th Picnic Baskets & Taco Bamba’s New Guest Chef

June 29, 2016 5:20 PM0 comments

  Requin Celebrates Shark Week With Red & ‘Bloody’ Dishes It’s the time of the year when people clear off the DVR and set it to record the Discovery Channel for seven straight days. That’s right, everybody, it’s Shark Week. Jumping on the annual feeding frenzy, Mosaic District’s Requin (that’s […]

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Rabid Raccoon Caught by City of Falls Church Police

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A City of Falls Church police officer caught a rabid raccoon this weekend, according a press release from the City of Falls Church. The City said that it is possible that this is the raccoon that scratched a person and fought with two dogs last week. Falls Church Animal Control has […]

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F.C. Man Arrested for Allegedly Taking Indecent Liberties with Minors

June 28, 2016 12:10 PM0 comments

by SeoJin Ahn A 42-year-old man from Falls Church was arrested over the weekend and charged with two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and one count of public intoxication, according to Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that Jamal Muuse Warsame approached 13-year-old and 14-year-old girls sitting […]

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F.C. Council Gives Preliminary OK to Place $8.7 Million Bond Issue for Library On November Ballot

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By a 7-0 unanimous vote, the Falls Church City Council Monday gave a preliminary approval to the placement of a bond referendum on the ballot in November for an $8.7 million renovation and expansion of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library.

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Attempted Commercial Robbery at F.C. Pharmacy

June 27, 2016 11:49 AM0 comments

by SeoJin Ahn A man entered Millennium Pharmacy in Falls Church on Wednesday, June 22 with a weapon and demands for prescription medication to two pharmacy employees, according to Fairfax County Police Department. Police said in a press release about the incident that the attempted commercial robbery ended with no […]

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F.C. School Employee Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement

June 24, 2016 3:26 PM0 comments

The cafeteria manager at Bailey’s Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences, Fadwa Sarsaur, 51, of Alexandria, was arrested today shortly after 1 p.m. for allegedly taking a large sum of money from several different lunch accounts over the course of three years, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. According to […]

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191 Mustangs Graduate from George Mason High School

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IT WAS THE VERY BIG DAY. The commencement ceremony for 191 seniors graduating from Falls Church’s George Mason High School was held at the historic Constitution Hall in downtown Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 22.

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City of F.C. Warns of Possibly Rabid Raccoon

June 23, 2016 4:36 PM0 comments

Since Wednesday, a possibly rabid raccoon has had a number of encounters with people and dogs, according to the City of Falls Church. The incidents occurred on Greenwich Street, Lincoln Avenue, Park Avenue, Great Falls Street and the WO&D Trail. One person was scratched and two dogs fought with the animal. […]

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Commercial Density ‘Is Your Friend,’ GMU Expert Tells F.C. Visionaries

June 22, 2016 8:39 PM0 comments

In the face of the regional headwinds of a softening economy not likely to take off anytime soon, Falls Church leaders should focus on growing its private commercial sector by recognizing, for starters, that “intelligent density is your friend.”

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Beyer, Connolly Join Congressional Sit-In

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U.S. Representaives Donald S. Beyer Jr. and Gerry Connolly were among the Democratic Congressmen who began sitting on the U.S. House chambers yesterday at noon to protest efforts by the Republican leadership to not allow a vote on legislation designed to prevent persons on the government’s “No Fly” list from […]

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