By 4-3 Vote, F.C. Council Puts $200K Of Surplus to Pedestrian Safety Steps

October 26, 2016 6:55 PM0 comments

By a narrow 4-3 vote, a majority on the Falls Church City Council Monday night voted to allocate $200,000 of the $921,000 surplus from the Fiscal Year 2016 budget for traffic calming.

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Woman Abducted and Sexually Assaulted in Falls Church

October 27, 2016 2:24 PM0 comments

A 50-year-old woman was abducted and sexually assaulted in Falls Church area of Fairfax County sometimes between 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 and 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Police Department. Detectives from the department’s Major Crimes Division are investigating […]

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FOOD NEWS: Eden Center Tour & Halloween

October 28, 2016 11:23 AM0 comments

  Eden Center Tour, Dinner Led by Miss Vietnam DC on Friday If our banh mi guide last month still hasn’t gotten you to explore Falls Church’s greatest restaurant destination, maybe an Eden Center guided tour will. This Friday, Miss Vietnam DC 2015 Jessica Phan will lead a walking tour […]

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40-Year City of F.C. Resident Dies

October 26, 2016 6:24 PM0 comments

Charles R. “Chuck” Bowmaster passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016 surrounded by his family and loved ones in his Falls Church, Virginia home. Born and raised in the Lock Haven/Avis, Pennsylvania area, Chuck was a 40 year resident of the City of Falls Church. Upon graduation from Jersey Shore […]

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Mason’s Matt Hills Helps Keep Mustangs ‘Well-Balanced’

October 27, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

On an early release Wednesday at George Mason High School, the school’s main gym was raucous with the school’s seniors and juniors competing in a volleyball game during the school’s Spirit Week ahead of its homecoming game and dance. As Mustangs, some of whom play on the school’s dominant varsity […]

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By 4-3 Vote. F.C. Council Earmarks $200k of Budget Surplus for Traffic Calming

October 25, 2016 8:18 AM0 comments

By a narrow 4-3 vote, a majority on the Falls Church City Council Monday night voted to allocate $200,000 of the $921,000 surplus from the Fiscal Year 2016 budget for traffic calming.

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Paul Swanson Reaches for His Dreams at TJ Elementary

October 24, 2016 3:17 PM0 comments

Paul Swanson, the new principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, is the only one out of the three new principals of Falls Church City Public Schools who didn’t work for the school system prior to being selected by the Falls Church School Board for the post. Before coming to Falls […]

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F.C.’s West End Could Be Bigger Than Mosaic If Done Right, Says Developer

October 19, 2016 6:57 PM0 comments

With the right approach and a willingness to be patient, the City of Falls Church’s new West End campus property could blossom into a town center more vibrant and active than Merrifield’s new and popular mixed-use Mosaic, with an education focus that would draw education-related businesses, support a major performing arts center, expand the role for the University of Virginia already there and other universities, and with it all being linked to a new state-of-the-art George Mason High School.

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Library Bond Referendum Wins Some Supporters in LWV Debate

6:52 PM0 comments

A significant shift in favor of the Nov. 8 Falls Church bond referendum for the expansion and renovation of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library occurred following a public discussion at a forum last weekend.

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F.C. Council Rebuffs Fairfax Water Plans for Huge Water Tank in City

October 18, 2016 8:52 AM0 comments

At its work session Monday night, the Falls Church City Council was almost unanimous in its skepticism and criticism of plans presented to it by the Fairfax County Water Authority to replace a water tank behind the Eden Center in the City with a giant new version that would be 72 feet higher than what is there now.

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