F.C. Schools ‘Mixed Result’ on Substance Abuse Survey Results of the 2009-2010 PRIDE Survey for the Falls Church City Public Schools indicate that student alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use in grades 6-12 is below the national average, the numbers “still indicate widespread use among high school students,” the F.C. City […]
Council Could Move Decision to January 11 With Falls Church Vice Mayor Hal Lippman on a civilian assignment in Afghanistan this month, Mayor Robin Gardner suggested a final vote on whether or not to shift the date of municipal elections in the City of Falls Church might be postponed until […]
“The Little City” brand for the City of Falls Church, developed by the SmithGifford marketing firm and unveiled last week was formally presented to the Falls Church City Council at a work session Monday, and won high praise from the mayor and other members of the Council.
Smokers’ Social Scene Gets Butted Outdoors Throughout Virginia, restaurant patrons with smoking habits were sent packing to sidewalks and patios last Tuesday following the enactment of the statewide smoking ban, and just days before Northern Virginia saw its first snowfall of the season.
Local clinics offering free H1N1 vaccinations to CDC priority groups will be held this Thursday, Dec. 10 in both Falls Church and Arlington, but are in limited supply.
Citizens for a Better City has been at the center of local political life in Falls Church for a half century. This article, third of three, is excerpted from a history of the organization prepared for CBC’s 50th anniversary celebration. It is based on an earlier CBC history by the […]
“The Little City” brand for the City of Falls Church developed by the SmithGifford marketing firm and unveiled last week was formally presented to the Falls Church City Council at a work session tonight, and won high praise from the mayor and other members of the Council. Matt Smith, principal […]
Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner, at a work session tonight, said she is considering moving to November 2012 the switch from May to November of F.C. municipal elections. However, she and two other Council members who preliminarily approved the switch last month indicated they have not changed their posture on […]
Fairfax County police officers from around the county will conduct a sobriety checkpoint to deter and apprehend intoxicated drivers on Saturday, December 5 from 11:30 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. Sunday. All motorists will be stopped and drivers will be checked to assure that their abilities to drive have not been […]
In the context of the White House Jobs Summit underway today, plans were announced today to re-launch a push for a decades-old large-scale water diversion project that would create 10s of thousands of new jobs, bring massive sums of fresh water to the southwestern U.S., potentially irrigate thousands of acres […]