Despite Hitt Arrest, Insight Property Group Says Broad & Washington Project Remains a Go

October 9, 2018 10:03 AM0 comments

Despite the FBI arrest and the arraignment of Kiddar Capital’s principal Todd Hitt last week, the large-scale mixed use project that Hitt was deeply involved with will continue apace under the direction of the Insight Property Group.

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Del. Simon Condemns Nazi Graffiti Spray Painted at N.Va. Jewish Center

October 6, 2018 4:36 PM0 comments

This is the Jewish Community Center this morning located in the heart of Fairfax County. In 2018. — (((Ben Tribbett))) (@notlarrysabato) October 6, 2018 State Del. Marcus Simon, who represents the City of Falls Church, today condemned the vandalism at the Northern Virginia Jewish Community Center in Annandale that […]

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Kaine Denounces U.S. Senate Confirmation of Kavanaugh

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Immediately following the announcement that the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote, Virginia U.S. Senator Tim Kaine issued the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed that the Senate has rushed to confirm Judge Kavanaugh without a complete investigation […]

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F.C. Developer Todd Hitt Surrenders to FBI on Securities Fraud Charges

October 5, 2018 3:10 PM0 comments

Real estate developer Todd Hitt, CEO of Falls Church-based Kiddar Capital, surrendered to the FBI Friday on an outstanding arrest warrant in connection to securities fraud charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

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FCCPS Enrollment Down by 53 Students

October 4, 2018 10:44 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools Superintendent Peter Noonan reported to the News-Press yesterday that the official preliminary student enrollment number for the City’s schools is down by 53 as of Sept. 30, compared to the same day a year ago. He noted that the enrollment drop appears in the kindergarten-fifth […]

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Farm Day This Saturday at Cherry Hill Park

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The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring the 26th annual Farm Day on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Avenue. It features old-fashioned family fun including horse-drawn hayrides, petting farm, pumpkin painting, scarecrow-making, blacksmith demonstration, cider pressing […]

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F.C. Indigenous Peoples’ Day Donation Drive Launched

October 3, 2018 8:42 PM0 comments

In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Falls Church, the Community Center (223 Little Falls St.) and Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 N. Virginia Ave.) are hosting a donation drive to benefit the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The community can donate hooded coats, baby blankets, regular blankets, […]

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St. James School Staff Nominated for Local Award

October 4, 2018 3:33 PM0 comments

Thomas Polera, Chief Fire Marshal and Emergency Manager for the City of Falls Church, has nominated Fr. Patrick Posey, pastor, Rich Blickendorfer, business manager, Sr. Mary Sue, principal and the entire staff of Saint James Catholic School as Employees Community Heroes of the third quarter of 2018 in Falls Church. […]

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Isherwood Foundation Signs On as FCNP ‘Honorary Patron’

October 5, 2018 10:30 AM0 comments

The Los Angeles-based Christopher Isherwood Foundation, named for the late author (1904-1986) whose novels among other things formed the basis for the award-winning “Cabaret” Broadway play and film, has signed on as an “honorary patron” of the Falls Church News-Press, the News-Press’ Nicholas Benton reported this week. Renowned portrait artist […]

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As Oct. 15 Voter Registration Deadline Looms, Preparations for Huge Election

October 3, 2018 8:29 PM0 comments

Women, especially, are angling to be an unprecedented, major factor in this election, both in terms of turnout but also in terms of running for office.

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