Congressman Gerry Connolly’s Father Dies at 88

August 19, 2016 2:03 PM0 comments

Congressman Gerry Connolly announced the passing of his father, Edward R. Connolly, on Thursday, Aug. 18 at the age of 88 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary, and their children Gerry, Philip and Rosemary. “My dad was many things. A Boston Democratic ward committeeman […]

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F.C. Native Dies from Lou Gehrig’s Disease at 54

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Falls Church native Ann Elizabeth Downer-Hazell died in Boston, Massachusetts on November 19, 2015, at the age of 54. The cause of death was ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Ann attended The Seaton Lane School, Madison Elementary, and George Mason High School, from which she graduated in 1978. […]

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Olympic Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Tours F.C.’s Eden Center for Clinton

August 18, 2016 5:21 PM0 comments

Olympic, U.S. and world champion figure skater Michelle Kwan toured Falls Church’s famous Asian American Eden Center complex today as part of her day-long area effort to drum up support for “Asian American and Pacific Islander Virginians for Hillary Clinton.

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Second Video Released in Homicide at Skyline Towers

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The Fairfax County Police Department’s detectives from the Major Crimes Division are continuing their investigation of the February 23 murder of Babtunde Fadahunsi at the Skyline Towers, located at 5597 Seminary Road. On Thursday, Aug. 18, the police department released a second video in connection with the homicide. On Friday, […]

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Fairfax Co. Health Department Hosts Town Hall on Zika Virus

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The Fairfax County Health Department, which is the City of Falls Church’s health department through a contract, will host a town hall meeting about the Zika virus on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street. Fairfax County Health Department staff will discuss Zika, […]

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Personal Property Forms Due by Friday

August 17, 2016 8:11 PM0 comments

This Friday is when the Commissioner of Revenue’s office closes the books for personal property taxes or car taxes, and the tax on business personal property. Forms from citizens on changes and updates are due before the tax bills are mailed out as personal property or car tax bills that […]

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Beyer Visits F.C.’s Easter Seals Center

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Last week, Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA welcomed U.S. Rep. Don Beyer for a tour of its City of Falls Church’s based Easter Seals Child Development of Northern Virginia, which serves up to 162 children, ages six weeks to kindergarten, including children with disabilities and special needs and children of Wounded […]

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Falls Church’s ‘Authenticity’ Cited as Model by Major Regional Developers

August 18, 2016 8:04 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church was held up as an example of the kind of “more authentic experience” of living that developers in Fairfax County should strive to emulate during a high-powered forum on prospects for the regional economy yesterday.

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Falls Church Medical Center Set to Close After 69 Years

August 17, 2016 3:05 PM0 comments

It’s a good thing the Falls Church Medical Center does not need or rely on drive-by customers since there aren’t any. The Falls Church Medical Center is invisible from Arlington Boulevard, hidden beyond a wooden fence, amidst a cluster of townhomes adjacent to Target’s Arlington Boulevard store. To get there, […]

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Man Fatally Shot at Inova Fairfax Hospital by Fairfax Co. Sheriff’s Office Deputy

August 16, 2016 1:01 PM0 comments

A 29-year-old Hispanic man who had just been released from Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church was fatally shot by a deputy with the Fairfax County’s Sheriff’s Office in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 16, according to multiple sources with the Fairfax County Police Department. The identity of […]

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