F.C. Council Remains Divided on City Hall Expansion, Renovation

March 23, 2016 8:59 PM0 comments

It was way back in May 2005 that a judicial security inspector from the Virginia Eastern District Court Security Program conducted a physical security examination of the court services provided by the City of Falls Church at its City Hall. The ensuing report showed the City’s provisions for security at its court held in the Council chambers at City Hall woefully lacking.

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Nuances Arise at Town Hall On Shields’ Budget Proposal

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Nuances and clarifications of City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed $87 million FY17 budget for the City of Falls Church arose at Saturday’s town hall meeting at the Community Center.

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4 Falls Church Restaurants Offering Special Easter Meals This Sunday

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There’s no time for the kitchen when eggs need to be found and baskets need to be explored. Giving residents more time to celebrate Easter, these four Falls Church-area restaurants are serving holiday specials this Sunday, ranging from a la carte and prix-fixe menus to a full-on, all-you-can-eat buffet. 2941 […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Jobs in Falls Church & Casting Votes

March 24, 2016 11:26 AM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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F.C. Council to Delay City Hall Renovation Plan Again

March 22, 2016 10:28 PM0 comments

It was way back in May 2005 that a judicial security inspector from the Virginia Eastern District Court Security Program, operating under the U.S. Marshal Service, conducted a physical security examination of the court services provided by the City of Falls Church at its City Hall, and that August a report was presented showing the City’s provisions for security at its court held in the Council chambers at City Hall was woefully lacking.

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Nuances Arise in Town Hall Meeting on F.C. Budget

March 19, 2016 3:00 PM0 comments

Nuances and clarifications of City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed $87 million FY17 budget for the City of Falls Church arose at Saturday’s town hall meeting at the Community Center.

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Falls Church GOP Chair Ken Feltman Retires March 17

March 16, 2016 7:04 PM0 comments

Ken Feltman of Hillwood Avenue will retire this month after four years as chair of the Falls Church City Republican Committee. Members of the FCCRC will elect a new chairman at the annual mass membership meeting tonight, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 400 N. Oak Street. […]

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F.C. Council Gives Initial OK to Parking Restrictions

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The Falls Church City Council Monday night voted unanimously to give a “first reading” approval to an amendment to the City code that would allow the City Manager to issue residential parking permits. The immediate objective is to develop parking restrictions on the streets in the Winter Hill Homeowners and […]

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F.C. Mayor Endorses ‘Earth Hour’ This Saturday

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A proclamation issued and signed at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting by Mayor David Tarter designated this Saturday, March 19, between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. as “Earth Hour” in the city, urging all citizens, businesses, organizations and government agencies to turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour, and to […]

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F.C. Council Displays Strong Support for Miller House Plan

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Although no action was scheduled and taken Monday night, the Falls Church City Council expressed positive support for proposed plans to convert a City-owned home on N. Washington St. known as the Miller House into a group home for five persons with disabilities.

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