Beyer Tells F.C. Dems of Momentum Wave

May 26, 2017 10:19 AM0 comments

In next year’s midterm U.S. congressional elections, 75 seats are in play, and already 325 candidates have stepped up wanting to run as Democratic challengers against Republican incumbents. So reported U.S. Rep. Don Beyer to the Falls Church Democratic Committee meeting at the Community Center last week. There are already […]

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City Hall Renovation Downsized As Projected Costs Skyrocket

May 24, 2017 8:52 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council was stunned to get news at its meeting Monday of the need to significantly downsize the City Hall renovation project, the result of the cost of the renovation coming in 25 percent higher than originally projected.

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Impact of Roger Moore Death Reaches Into City of Falls Church

9:40 PM0 comments

The international headlines announcing the death at age 89 of the iconic James Bond movie star, Roger Moore, has a Falls Church connection, as it turns out. Moore’s stepson, long-time Falls Church resident and arts activist Shaun van Steyn was the son of Moore’s first wife, the late Doorn Van Steyn, when she married Moore in 1946.

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Big Price Hike Forces Downsize Of Falls Church City Hall Renovation Plan

May 23, 2017 1:09 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council was stunned to get news at its meeting Monday of the need to significantly downsize the City Hall renovation project.

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Founders Row Off Agenda for Tonight’s Falls Church City Council Meeting

May 22, 2017 5:37 PM0 comments

The agenda item for tonight’s May 22. Falls Church City Council meeting pertaining to a request for a revision to the Founders Row terms for a special exception has been removed, according to City Hall. The City’s communication office says the developer of the 4.3-acre project is unable to attend […]

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Bird’s Nest & Light Fixture Cause West Falls Church Gas Station Fire

2:06 PM0 comments

A roof at a gas station in Falls Church caught fire last week and caused an estimated $60,000 in damages, officials reported today. The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department reported that early last Friday morning, May 19, at 1:03 a.m., they received reports that an Sunoco gas station on Lee […]

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Overturned Car Found Beside St. James Catholic School

May 18, 2017 5:26 PM0 comments

An overturned car was found by local residents on the northern side of the Saint James Catholic Church and School that runs parallel to Park Ave. around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Police arrived on the scene soon after and determined that an adult male was the driver and lone occupant […]

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Founder’s Row Developers Say Big Restaurant Deal Near

May 17, 2017 8:39 PM0 comments

As Spectrum and Mill Creek prepare to come back to the Falls Church City Council to seek a variance to the special exception that green-lighted the 4.3-acre Founder’s Row (formerly Mason Row) development on the northeast corner of the W. Broad at West St. intersection, Amirali Nasserian, a Mill Creek […]

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F.C. Rec Leader Defends Invite to Robert E. Lee Impersonator

8:37 PM0 comments

In response to an inquiry from the News-Press on the appropriateness, in light of the movement underway to remove Confederate symbols throughout the south, of advertising an appearance by impersonators of Gen. Robert E. Lee and his spouse at the annual Civil War Day in Cherry Hill Park this Saturday, […]

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Kaye Life Celebration Sunday Afternoon

8:36 PM0 comments

A “celebration of life” remembering the late Catherine (Cathy) Ann Kaye (1969-2017), former Treasurer of the City of Falls Church whose passing on May 3 was reported in last week’s News-Press, will be held this Sunday, May 21, from 2 p.m.– 5 p.m. at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel, 3111 […]

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