2 Key Public Offices at City Hall Moved on Friday

March 19, 2018 11:16 AM0 comments

The offices of the Treasurer and Commissioner of the Revenue for the City of Falls Church will move this Friday to new, temporary digs as the City Hall undergoes its year-long renovation and expansion. The offices will be closed on Friday, March 16, and will reopen on Monday, March 19 […]

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City of Fried Chicken

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Along with the recent Little City Restaurant Revolution, there’s been a bit of a Falls Church fried chicken revolution as well.

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Student Walkout in F.C. Tosses Light on Security Concerns Here

March 15, 2018 1:48 AM0 comments

As the nation continues its month-long conversation surrounding gun violence at schools, the students whose safety is a primary concern and the authorities tasked with being their guardians lend their input to this pressing issue.

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Former F.C. City Councilman Ira Kaylin Dies

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Former Falls Church City Councilman Ira Kaylin passed away on Monday, March 12. Kaylin served one term on the Council from 2010 to 2013. He was commended by the current Council for his service to the City last June. Kaylin is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia Murphy […]

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Shields Calls for 5.5-Cent Tax Rate Hike for FY19 & All New Projects

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At Monday’s Falls Church City Council Meeting, City Manager Wyatt Shields formally launched this year’s annual budget cycle by proposing a Fiscal Year 2019 budget of $93.9 million, up 7.6 percent over the previous fiscal year.

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300 George Mason High Students Participate in National Walkout Today

March 14, 2018 12:11 PM0 comments

On the one month anniversary of the mass killings at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 students dead, a national high school walkout was called for 10 a.m., to last 17 minutes, today and over 300 students from Falls Church’s George Mason High School participated, […]

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F.C. City Manager Shields Unveils His FY19 Budget With 5.5-Cent Tax Hike

March 13, 2018 11:46 AM0 comments

The recommended Fiscal Year 2019 budget submitted to the Falls Church City Council Monday night by City Manager Wyatt Shields actually comes in a half-cent less on its real estate tax rate component than predicted last fall.

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Former Falls Church City Councilman Ira Kaylin Dies

March 12, 2018 4:47 PM0 comments

Ira Kaylin, a member of the Falls Church City Council from 2010 to 2013, died today after a lengthy illness, the News-Press has learned. Kaylin was honored by the City Council last June with a special commendation for his service.

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Two Locals Charged with Shooting Incidents at Bailey’s Crossroads

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Nehemias Perez Escobar, 35, and Irvin Rodriguez Perez, 23, both from the Falls Church area of Fairfax County, were arrested over the weekend and are facing charges after an investigation determined they were behind the shooting incidents that resulted in damage to senior living apartments last month. Escobar and Perez […]

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New Target Small-Format Store Opens At Tinner Hill Site to Rousing Fanfare

March 7, 2018 10:03 PM0 comments

In the long and storied tradition of ceremonial and obligatory ribbon cuttings to welcome new businesses in the City of Falls Church, Tuesday night’s marking the opening of a new major national brand retailer, Target, was unusually festive.

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