Former F.C. Resident Convicted of Sexual Assault

April 19, 2017 9:35 PM0 comments

Sergio Velasquez Cardozo, 35, formerly of Falls Church, has been found guilty by a jury in Washington, D.C. of charges stemming from an incident in which he sneaked up on a college student and grabbed and groped her, announced U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips. A jury found Velasquez Cardozo guilty […]

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Snyder Wins $ for W&OD Trail Intersection Project

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Falls Church City Councilman David Snyder yesterday made the motion for a set of the National Capitol Region’s Transportation Planning Board actions that were adopted and included $249,000 for the Falls Church W&OD Trail Intersection project. The motion passed unanimously.

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Dems Target 17 Va. GOP Districts Won by Clinton

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At the Richmond Legislative Report luncheon hosted by the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and Merrifield Business Association Tuesday, State Sen. Dick Saslaw and State Del. Marcus Simon stressed how pivotal the role of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe was in this year’s session, vetoing 40 bills passed by the Republican-controlled […]

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From Student to Teacher: Local Artist Starts Yoga Class for Kids

April 20, 2017 1:36 PM0 comments

Few people can claim the varied skills and experiences of Falls Church resident Bill Abel.

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Falls Church’s Bertha Sullivan Dies

April 19, 2017 4:57 PM0 comments

Bertha Sullivan, “Bea” as she preferred to be known and a longtime resident of Falls Church City since 1968, passed away March 28, 2017 due to congestive heart failure and pneumonia at Fairfax Hospital. Wife of the late John Edward Sullivan, both had been active members of the local V.F.W. […]

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F.C. School Board Retains Perkins Eastman Bid for GM Feasibility Study

April 18, 2017 10:41 PM0 comments

Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board moved to allocate $56,580 to retain the architectural consulting firm of Perkins Eastman to do a swift feasibility study of what a new George Mason High School may need and look like if voters were to approve a referendum in November to undertake the […]

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Longtime Falls Church Resident Kathleen Jones Dies at 61

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Kathleen A. Jones died peacefully in her home in Falls Church, Va. at the age of 61. Kathleen was born in Bridgeport, Conn. and was the only daughter of Patrick F. and Teresa C. Jones. She graduated from Sacred Heart School and Cathedral High School in Bridgeport. She then attended […]

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F.C. Council Unsettled on Reserve Fund Add as Budget Deadline Looms

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With one week to go before the scheduled final adoption of the City of Falls Church budget, the F.C. City Council could not reach a consensus on the touchy issue of asking taxpayers to fund a $1.2 million addition to the City’s reserves, over and above the cost of an $88 million annual operating budget for the City and its schools.

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Tim McKinney Dies After Year-Long Cancer Battle

April 17, 2017 5:47 PM0 comments

Long time Falls Church resident Timothy (Tim) McKinney passed away Wednesday, April 12 in New Orleans, La. after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. In recent months, Tim, who worked for Simplex Grinnell for 31 years, was blessed to take several trips with his wife, Tori McKinney, and daughter, Halley, […]

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Former Del. Jim Scott Dies from Alzheimer Complications at Age 78

April 14, 2017 9:47 AM0 comments

Former Virginia State Del. James Martin Scott died suddenly yesterday at the Aarondale Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Springfield, Va, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease, according to a report from his successor, Del. Marcus Simon. Scott was 78. Scott served the 53rd District of Virginia that includes the City […]

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