Falls Church Student Count Projected To Double by 2032

November 2, 2016 9:40 AM0 comments

Projections from the Weldon-Cooper firm show that enrollment in the Falls Church City Public Schools will almost double from 2,065 students this fall to 3,915 by the year 2032, the Falls Church School Board was told at its meeting Tuesday night.

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Frightful Fun Highlights Annual F.C. Halloween Carnival

November 1, 2016 3:43 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church hosted its annual Halloween Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Falls Church Community Center. The event included several hundred children costumed as classic scary characters, superheroes and popular film characters, an arts and crafts station, a haunted house, carnival games and more. Check out our […]

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FCPD Releases Composite Sketch of Suspects in F.C. Abduction & Sexual Assault

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Detectives with the Fairfax County Police Department released composite sketches of the two men suspected for abducting and sexually assaulting of a 50 year-old woman in the 5800 block of Columbia Pike sometime between Saturday, Oct. 22 around 11 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 23 around 2 a.m. They are asking […]

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F.C. Councilman Snyder, Republican, Endorses Clinton for President

October 28, 2016 11:04 AM0 comments

At a press conference of the normally non-partisan Economic Equality Coalition in Arlington Friday morning, six-term Falls Church Councilman David Snyder, a Republican, endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president of the U.S.

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U.S. News & World Report Gives High Ranks for Regional Schools

October 26, 2016 7:05 PM0 comments

U.S. News and World Report issued its rankings of 2016 top high schools in the U.S. this week, and area schools fared very well. Area schools were ranked at the top five slots for schools in Virginia, led by Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology at No. 1 (including […]

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Trump In-Law Makes Stop in F.C.

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Lara Trump, wife of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s son Eric, stopped with an entourage at Falls Church’s Vietnamese-American Eden Center shopping center to deliver remarks in support of Trump’s candidacy Tuesday.

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Tarter Names ‘Red Ribbon Week’ in F.C.

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A proclamation signed by F.C. Mayor David Tarter Monday designated the week of Oct. 23-31 as “Red Ribbon Week” aimed at winning the war on drugs, where “hope lies in education and drug demand reduction, coupled with the hard work and determination of organizations such as the Young Marines of […]

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GMHS Theater Students Win at Regionals

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In the regional high school Conference 35 theater competition, George Mason High’s Austin Yoder and Annie Parnell received Best Actor medals, and the school’s entire theater ensemble was recognized for “All Festival Cast.” The play the students performed was Nexus by Danielle Mohlman. With a cast of 35, Mason’s fall […]

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FCNP: Reward for ID of Vandals, Thieves

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Falls Church News-Press owner Nicholas Benton Wednesday announced a reward for the identification leading to arrest and conviction of persons responsible for acts of vandalism or theft against News-Press public distribution sites. “These are criminal acts punishable by the law,” he said. “Advertisers are paying for their ads appearing in newspapers […]

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Population, Economic Growth Words Included in Draft Vision

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“The elegant simplicity” in the last sentence of the City of Falls Church’s draft new “vision statement” is how F.C. City Councilman Phil Duncan described it at Monday’s City Council meeting.

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