F.C. Chamber of Commerce Votes Its Support for School Bond Referendum

October 11, 2017 7:15 PM0 comments

At its monthly board meeting Tuesday morning, the 15 members present of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse a “yes” vote on the $120 million Falls Church school bond referendum on the ballot next month.

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Program of Dedication Found for New GM High School 65 Years Ago

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An original copy of the 12-page program provided to all who participated in an October 1952 three-day dedication of the next George Mason High School campus in Falls Church was stumbled upon late last week and was shared via the school’s website.

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Falls Church Joins 55 Other U.S. Cities To Proclaim ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 10, 2017 10:29 PM0 comments

By a unanimous vote, the Falls Church City Council put Falls Church on record with only 55 other U.S. cities to declare the second Monday of October, normally recognized as Columbus Day, “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

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F.C. Chamber of Commerce Board Endorses ‘Yes’ Vote on School Bond Referendum

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The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to endorse a “yes” vote on the $120 million Falls Church school bond referendum on the ballot next month.

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All Lanes of S. Washington St. Now Open After Flooding

October 9, 2017 8:56 AM0 comments

UPDATE: All lanes are now open. The City of Falls Church is now reporting the flooding was due to a drainage issue and not a water main break. A morning water main break has closed down the southbound lanes of S. Washington St. from Annandale Rd. to Hillwood Ave. in […]

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F.C. Mother of 3 Facing Felony Charges for Leaving Children in Hot Car

October 5, 2017 11:37 AM0 comments

A 26-year-old Falls Church woman, Alexa Faulkison, is facing three felony charges for cruelty to a child for leaving her three young children in a hot car on Oct. 3. Fairfax County Police officers were called to the 5600 block of Columbia Pike on Tuesday after a report came in of three […]

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Kaine Calls for Post-Equifax Actions

October 6, 2017 1:11 PM0 comments

In response to the Equifax breach, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine yesterday called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to outline specific actions being taken to ensure consumers do not fall victim to a second round of attacks on their personal information. In the letter to Acting Chairman of the FTC […]

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Clean Up Volunteers Needed Oct. 14

October 9, 2017 10:10 AM0 comments

Groups, families and individuals are needed for a community-wide clean up on Saturday, Oct. 14, according to City Hall. Volunteers are asked to meet at the Community Center at 10 a.m. and work until noon. Supplies will be provided. Areas will be assigned unless a group would like to request […]

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Cherry Hill Playground Construction to Begin

October 6, 2017 11:09 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Department of Public Works and Recreation and Parks Department will begin the construction phase of the Cherry Hill Park Playground Equipment Replacement project this week. The existing playground will be closed to the public starting as early as Monday, Oct. 9, and remain closed until […]

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Citizens’ Bridge Commemorates 25th Anniversary Reflecting on the Trial, Error & Acclaim of Homegrown Advocacy

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Falls Church’s Citizen’s Bridge might be easy to take for granted to motorists down below and trail users walking on it but for Falls Church resident Craig Day, who spearheaded the proposal, it’s a different story.

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