Voter Registration Drive for Former Felons Organized

July 21, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

In the wake of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring voting rights to former felons, the Arlington chapter of League of Women Voters and the Northern Virginia chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice are teaming for a voter registration drive for former felons on Saturday, […]

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3 N. Virginia Jurisdictions Gather To Celebrate Solar Energy Gains

July 20, 2016 12:41 AM0 comments

The leadership of three Northern Virginia jurisdictions — the City of Falls Church, City of Fairfax and Town of Vienna — gathered over a meal Tuesday night in downtown Fairfax City to celebrate a successful annual campaign to advance the uses and benefits of solar power in the region.

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Arlington County Police Investigating Gunshots Heard in East Falls Church

July 18, 2016 12:30 PM0 comments

The Arlington County Police Department is investigating reports of a gunshot fired on Monday, July 18 at around 8 a.m. The incident took place on the 2600 block of N. Winchester Street, near the W&OD Trail. Several people said that they heard a gunshot to the police department. One of […]

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Get a Taste of Pokémon Go at Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts

July 15, 2016 3:06 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken has jumped on the Pokémon Go craze, creating special “poké ball” doughnuts in honor of the hot new mobile game. The doughnuts, vanilla with a raspberry glaze and buttercream center, will be available at both Astro’s F.C. location and its food truck now […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board to Vote on Stuart Renaming Working Group at July 28 Meeting

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The Fairfax County School Board announced at its regular meeting on Thursday, July 14 that it will vote on a motion to create a J.E.B. Stuart High School Renaming Working Group at its next regular meeting on Thursday, July 28. Several people expressed their thoughts on whether or not the Lake […]

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Falls Church Teenager Found Dead in Lake Barcroft

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A Falls Church teenager that was reported missing in Lake Barcroft on the evening of Thursday, July 14 was found dead in the lake in the early morning hours of Friday, July 15, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that they recovered the body of Jeremie Munga, […]

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F.C. Arts Grant Solicitations Sought

July 13, 2016 7:25 PM0 comments

The Little City C.A.T.C.H. Foundation Inc. announced this week that it is now accepting applications from eligible non-profit organizations that support the arts, culture, theater and history based within the City of Falls Church. The application deadline is August 15 and funds must be used before May 15, 2017. Applications […]

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Fairfax Planning Staff Recommends Mt. Daniel OK

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The latest report from the Fairfax County Planning and Zoning Division staff to its Planning Commission has recommended the commission find the application by the Falls Church City School Board to renovate and expand the Mt. Daniel Elementary School to be “substantially in accord with provisions of the adopted Comprehensive […]

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Campus Development Plans Slow to Materialize After Decoupling Decision

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It’s been a month since the decision was made to decouple the school and economic development components of the 36-acre West End Campus Redevelopment Project.

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Rep. Beyer Contrasts His Family’s Falls Church Business to Trump Way

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Citing his family’s Falls Church-based automotive business as his prime example, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., a Democrat representing the 8th District of Virginia that includes Falls Church, last week assailed the bankruptcy and lawsuit-driven business practices of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in a telephone press conference for journalists from throughout Virginia.

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