Arbor, Earth Days Acknowledged by F.C. Council

April 11, 2018 6:49 PM0 comments

With the City of Falls Church designated as a “Tree City, USA” by the National Arbor Day Foundation for 40 consecutive years, and being the host of the first ever observance in Virginia of Arbor Day in Virginia in 1892, April 21 was proclaimed Arbor Day in the City by […]

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‘Equal Pay Day’ Recognized in F.C.

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In conjunction with National Equal Pay Day being acknowledged across the U.S. this week, the Falls Church City Council chimed in with its own declaration Monday night, recognizing that women working full time still make only 80 percent of what men earn in the U.S. and over a lifetime, college […]

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Fairfax Co. Police Request Public Help in Search for Suspects

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Fairfax County Police detectives are seeking public assistance in identifying suspects responsible for breaking into a vacant home on property owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority. According to videos from Fairfax County police dated Dec. 31, 2017, there appear to be three suspects total, with two of them being […]

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Justice High School Logo Unveiled

April 10, 2018 12:07 PM0 comments

J.E.B Stuart High School has released its new logo as it prepares for the transition to Justice High School during the summer of this year. The new logo for Justice High was made public by Stuart High principal Penny Gros Monday. Stuart was renamed Justice High School by the Fairfax […]

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F.C. Council Unanimous in Final OK For 2.68 Acre Broad & Washington Project

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The Falls Church City Council voted unanimously three times to approve the most ambitious mixed-use development project yet in the City’s history at its iconic central Broad and Washington intersection Monday night.

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Northam Vetoes 7 Bills; 1 Would Block Higher Wages

April 9, 2018 8:49 PM0 comments

By Deanna Davison, Capital News Service RICHMOND – Gov. Ralph Northam vetoed a flurry of bills Monday, including one to prohibit local governments from requiring contractors to pay their employees more than minimum wage. House Bill 375, introduced by Del. Glenn Davis, R-Virginia Beach, passed the House and Senate on party-line […]

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Wang Named Grand Marshal for Annual Memorial Day Parade

April 6, 2018 3:58 PM0 comments

Falls Church City historian Midge Wang will preside over the City’s annual Memorial Day Parade as the Grand Marshal on Monday, May 28. The City’s Recreation and Parks Advisory Board selected Wang based on her life-long dedication to the Falls Church, and most notably her efforts towards the preservation, restoration and […]

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‘Stop Gun Violence’ Virginia License Plate Signed Into Law by Governor

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On Thursday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed Falls Church’s Delegate Marcus Simon’s bill to create a new Virginia license plate with the message “Stop Gun Violence” into law. During the 2018 General Assembly Session, Del. Simon (HD-53) introduced HB 287 to create the specialty license plate. The bill faced many […]

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FOOD NEWS: F.C.’s RAMMY Nominees & April Openings

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Liberty, Taco Bamba, Moby Dick Earn RAMMY Nominations The City of Falls Church will once again be well represented at this year’s Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington annual awards ceremony, known as the RAMMYs, taking place this June. Securing a nomination for one of the top awards of the year is […]

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Congressional Reforms to Federal Mortgage Providers Would Affect Interest Rates, Loans

April 10, 2018 9:00 AM0 comments

Homeowners and prospective homebuyers may come up against a new obstacle when paying or taking on a mortgage for their desired property if Congressional reforms to government-sponsored enterprises are made official in the near future. According to new research by Zillow, Congress is considering changes to the lending procedures used […]

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