$3.2 Million in State Funds OK’d to Turn W&OD Trail Into Bike, Pedestrian Lanes

November 29, 2018 10:35 AM0 comments

A major 1.2-mile stretch of the W&OD Trail bike path that traverses the City of Falls Church from one end to the other will soon be enhanced with the benefit of $3.2 million from the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and turned into a dual path — one for bikes and the other for pedestrians.

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Virginia’s Dillon Rule Continues to Frustrate Falls Church on Gun Laws

November 28, 2018 7:57 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council expressed considerable frustration at its meeting Monday night over the long-standing constraints it faces on limiting gun use in the City because of the so-called Dillon Rule.

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Beyer on Climate Assessment Report: ‘People Are Dying Now’

November 26, 2018 5:07 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued the following statement today on the National Climate Assessment, after the Trump Administration’s release of that document over a holiday weekend: “The National Climate Assessment makes it clear that climate change is killing […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Kevin Kuhn Dies

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Kevin Kuhn was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 19, 1985 and lived his whole life in the City of Falls Church, Virginia. He was the beloved son of Robert and Alix Kuhn of Falls Church, brother of Kerry Kuhn McCabe (Joe) of Arlington, Virginia, brother of Robert Joseph Kuhn […]

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Suspicious Couple Approach Girl Walking Home from School in Falls Church

November 20, 2018 6:30 PM0 comments

Police are investigating an incident where they say a suspicious man and woman approached a young girl walking home from school in the Pine Spring neighborhood of Falls Church in Fairfax County on Monday. Fairfax County Police say the preliminary investigation shows a girl was walking home from elementary school […]

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F.C.’s Penning Continues Prestigious Career On Stage with Susan B. Anthony Portrayal

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There’s only a few days left to catch the Little City’s very own thespian, Marni Penning, in her latest display of theatrical excellence. A 10-year Falls Church resident and a lifelong actress of stage and screen, Penning’s finishing up her run portraying Susan B. Anthony in Mosaic Theater Company’s “The […]

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Falls Church Woman Seeks to Modernize Foster Care System

November 22, 2018 9:42 AM0 comments

Falls Church resident Jennifer Jacobs never imagined that she’d co-found a charity which would bring space-age technology to the nation’s foster care system and potentially change the way 437,000 foster children coast to coast find a home. Likewise, former Arlington resident Jessica Stern, who lived with a foster family at […]

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Downtown F.C. Holiday Tree Lighting Launch on Monday

November 23, 2018 9:40 AM0 comments

A new Falls Church tradition of launching the street tree lights in the downtown section of W. Broad Street will resume this Monday, Nov. 26, when Mayor David Tarter will hit the switch to power up the holiday lights in a ceremony in the middle of the 100 block of […]

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Final Schematic Design Unveiled for New Mason High

November 21, 2018 10:37 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Schools’ Superintendent Peter Noonan at a town hall meeting in the Community Center Sunday unveiled to the public for the first time the final schematic rendering of the new George Mason High School, which if all goes according to plan, will begin construction next summer and be […]

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Cappies Review Hails George Mason High School’s ‘Chicago’ Production

November 22, 2018 9:00 AM0 comments

Last weekend’s spectacular George Mason High School production of “Chicago,” was called “a fantastic retelling of one of the most produced musicals of all time” by W.T. Woodson High School’s Marlaina Horewitz, selected by the Cappies of the National Capital Area program to write the student review for the show. […]

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