Northam, Gillespie Speak Out on Charlottesville

August 16, 2017 6:51 PM0 comments

In response to the City of Charlottesville’s decision this week to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park, Virginia Lieutenant Gov. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Ralph Northam released the following statement: “I support City of Charlottesville’s decision to remove the Robert E. Lee statue. I believe […]

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Mayor’s Interview Pt. 2 Touts F.C.’s Unique Identity: ‘We’re No Tysons’

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In the second part of the “State of the City” conversation this week, Mayor David Tarter talks more about Falls Church’s development projects, what his legacy will be as mayor and the greatest challenges the City faces going forward.

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Railroad Cottage Proposal Delayed, Maple Ave. Rezoning Approved by F.C. Council

August 15, 2017 10:15 PM0 comments

Two measures with the potential to introduce a new residential housing model to the City of Falls Church came before the F.C. City Council Monday.

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Warner, Kaine Blame Trump For Anthem’s Departure from Virginia

August 11, 2017 6:10 PM0 comments

Virginia’s U.S. Senators Mark Warner and  Tim Kaine released the following statement today on the uncertainty the Trump Administration has caused in the health insurance market, resulting in today’s announcement that Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will leave the Virginia marketplace in 2018:     “As a result of the uncertainty, mixed […]

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F.C. Presbyterian’s ‘Welcome Table’ Dinners Help the Hungry

August 14, 2017 11:00 AM0 comments

The Welcome Table mission at Falls Church Presbyterian began in 2011 as a once-a-month dinner to serve those in need in Falls Church and surrounding communities.

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F.C. Council to Vote Monday on Maple Ave. Rezoning

August 9, 2017 7:33 PM0 comments

Cleared by a favorable recommendation from the City of Falls Church staff and a 3-2 vote by the F.C. Planning Commission this Monday, the long-awaited zoning change and Comprehensive Plan amendment requested by Council member David Snyder and his family to allow for the construction of a new home in […]

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‘Fake News’ Experts Direct Workshop

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Experts from George Mason University’s School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution and Fairfax County Public Library librarians will lead an interactive workshop about Media Literacy and Dialogue Skills on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Centreville Regional Library. Tips will be discussed for navigating through the overwhelming array […]

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F.C. Police Offer Tips to Prevent Lawn Equipment Theft

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After a recent string of lawn equipment thefts in the City of Falls Church, the F.C. Police Department has issued a press release encouraging residents to take precautionary measures to protect their personal property. Police offer the following tips for reducing lawn equipment theft: 1) Put it away. Don’t leave […]

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In Annual ‘State of City’ Interview, Mayor Senses Public Support for Referendum

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As citizens prime for the start of election season and in the aftermath following the vote, Tarter sat down with the News-Press for the annual “State of the City” conversation this week.

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1 Lane Westbound on W. Broad Until 6 p.m. Today

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Traffic is reduced to one lane westbound on W. Broad St. (Route 7) in the 100 block between Washington St. and Maple Ave. and will continue to be limited until 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 9. Scheduled work by Washington Gas on the street is taking longer than usual and […]

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