McAuliffe, Beyer, Connolly Condemn Trump Executive Order Banning Muslims

January 28, 2017 6:14 PM0 comments

Speaking at the International Terminal of the Dulles Airport Saturday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a strong statement condemning President Donald Trump’s Executive Order barring refugees and travelers from certain Muslim countries from entering the United States. On Sunday, U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly took to bullhorns amid a large and boisterous gathering of protesters at Dulles Airport to oppose Trump’s travel ban.

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Va. Gov. Candidate Perriello Talks With DREAMers in F.C.

January 27, 2017 5:27 PM0 comments

Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who announced his candidacy to seek the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia last month, held a roundtable in the City of Falls Church today with a delegation of DREAMers, children of immigrant families seeking to remain in the U.S., and immigration advocates. The DREAMers, […]

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Falls Church Resident Arrested for Indecent Exposure

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An Arlington teacher and resident of Falls Church was arrested Thursday night for allegedly exposing himself to two juveniles at a McLean health club. According to Fairfax Police, officers were called at 9:30 p.m. to Tysons Sport and Health, in the 8200 block of Greensboro Drive, for a report of […]

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Bulova Issues Statement of Assurances

January 26, 2017 3:06 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Chairman Sharon Bulova released a statement yesterday reaffirming the county’s core values of respect, safety and acceptance. In light of recent statements by the incoming administration on immigration policy, Chairman Bulova said she sought to reassure Fairfax County residents that their community will remain safe and welcoming to […]

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Lawmakers Raise Max Alcohol Content to 150 Proof

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Virginians would be able to buy liquor with almost 50 percent more alcohol than is currently available under a bill passed Wednesday by the House of Delegates. The legislation would raise the limit on the alcohol content of neutral grain spirits – alcohol that is “without distinctive character, aroma, taste, […]

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FOOD NEWS: Hot Dogs, Rare Beer & Italian Wines

January 25, 2017 8:51 PM0 comments

  Hot Dogs Join the Lineup at Lil City Creamery The latest addition to the menu at Lil City Creamery isn’t a new ice cream flavor– it’s a hot dog. Now available alongside the sundaes and cones are Nathan’s Famous all-beef dogs, which owner Jeff Goldberg began selling at his […]

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Benefits of Laptops for All Touted At F.C. Schools’ Budget Hearing

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The Falls Church School Board reviewed the technology component of the City’s public school system – centered on the policy of providing a computer tablet to every child – and learned that upgrading it with new computers as part of a new four-year contract will not be as pricey as earlier thought because of the ability to get back $279,337 in trade-in refunds from existing, outdated models.

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Merrill House Apartments Now Facing Possible Demolition

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The iconic but aging Merrill House apartments, one of the few large-scale, all-residential properties in the City of Falls Church, may be demolished and replaced by its Denver-based owners, the F.C. Council’s Economic Development Committee learned last week.

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Falls Church Firm Seeks to Calculate Crowd of Women’s March in D.C.

January 24, 2017 4:48 PM0 comments

Falls Church image analysis and urban planning firm Digital Design & Imaging Service captured this photo of the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. last Saturday. The photo was taken by a specialized tethered surveillance balloon using a proprietary camera at 525 feet at 2:46 p.m. on Jan. 21. According to […]

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Armed Robbery Attempt on Route 7 in Falls Church Sunday

January 23, 2017 3:18 PM0 comments

A woman was accosted by a man who demanded money while out walking her dog Sunday night in Falls Church. Fairfax County Police say the 24-year-old victim felt something touch her shoulder and then saw a man holding “some sort of edged weapon” who then threatened her and demanded money. […]

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