F.C.’s Mobu Kids is Relocating

September 1, 2016 3:10 PM0 comments

Mobu Kids, the “indoor playground for kids” at 442 S. Washington Street is not going out of business but will instead be relocating, the business’s owner has confirmed to the News-Press. After the News-Press reported a new tenant, Falls Church Distillers, had signed a lease to take over the space now […]

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Admired F.C. Veterinarian Dr. Steve Rogers Retiring

August 31, 2016 8:00 PM0 comments

Dr. Steve Rogers has served as Falls Church’s vice mayor, on its City Council, as the head of the F.C. Chamber of Commerce and of its Housing Commission. But it’s as his life-long calling that most people in Falls Church have come to respect and admire his work, as co-owner […]

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Spouse Goes Public With Del. Scott’s Alzheimer’s Struggle

September 1, 2016 11:45 AM0 comments

Nancy Scott, spouse for 44 years of retired State Del. Jim Scott, who represented the City of Falls Church and environs in the Virginia House of Delegates for 22 years before retiring in 2013, has made the first public announcement in a guest commentary in the News-Press that she and her […]

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F.C. Mayor Tarter Upbeat About Future in ‘State of City’ Interview

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A little over eight months after the start of his second term on the City Council and as Falls Church City’s Mayor, David Tarter sat down with the News-Press for its annual State of the City interview.

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Mason High Newspaper Editor Challenges Censorship Policy

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Kate Karstens, editor of The Lasso, George Mason High School’s mostly-online newspaper, is going after the Falls Church City Public Schools School Board Policy 9.46, which permits the school principal to review and censor news and commentary items before they are published in the paper, a policy known as “prior restraint.”

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Falls Church Is Getting Its Very Own Distillery

August 31, 2016 5:51 PM0 comments

On Wednesday, Falls Church Distillers signed a lease for 3,400 square feet in the former Mobu Kids space at 442 S. Washington Street in the Washington Market shopping center run by The Young Group.

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F.C. Schools Begin Year with New School Bus Technology

September 1, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

The Falls Church City Public Schools system has new technology rolling out with its school buses on Tuesday, Sept. 6 when students return to class. The new tech is a software system called Predictable Ryde that allows the school system to track its buses and, through a mobile tracking app, […]

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Convocation Kicks Off New Year for F.C. Schools

August 30, 2016 2:39 PM0 comments

The annual convocation of the Falls Church City Schools, kicking off a week of professional development prior to the formal start of the school year for students in the system next Tuesday, was conducted with enthusiasm and optimism at the George Mason High School auditorium Tuesday morning.

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Fairfax Co. Police Investigating Shots Fired in F.C. on August 28

August 29, 2016 5:11 PM0 comments

Detectives with the Fairfax County Police Department are investigating a report of a bullet that struck a vehicle in the 2200 block of Beacon Lane in Falls Church on Sunday, Aug. 28 at around 3:52 a.m., according to a press release from the department. According to the person who called […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Waiting Room Magazine Selection

August 25, 2016 7:58 AM0 comments

For those not eagerly burying their noses in their smart phones at every opportunity, or dedicated to taking power naps whenever possible, the array of printed materials readily available in a waiting room, at a doctor’s office, for example, may offer adventurous gateways to new and even fascinating alternative universes. […]

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