Falls Church Teenager Found Dead in Lake Barcroft

July 15, 2016 12:32 PM0 comments

A Falls Church teenager that was reported missing in Lake Barcroft on the evening of Thursday, July 14 was found dead in the lake in the early morning hours of Friday, July 15, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that they recovered the body of Jeremie Munga, […]

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F.C. Arts Grant Solicitations Sought

July 13, 2016 7:25 PM0 comments

The Little City C.A.T.C.H. Foundation Inc. announced this week that it is now accepting applications from eligible non-profit organizations that support the arts, culture, theater and history based within the City of Falls Church. The application deadline is August 15 and funds must be used before May 15, 2017. Applications […]

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Fairfax Planning Staff Recommends Mt. Daniel OK

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The latest report from the Fairfax County Planning and Zoning Division staff to its Planning Commission has recommended the commission find the application by the Falls Church City School Board to renovate and expand the Mt. Daniel Elementary School to be “substantially in accord with provisions of the adopted Comprehensive […]

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Campus Development Plans Slow to Materialize After Decoupling Decision

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It’s been a month since the decision was made to decouple the school and economic development components of the 36-acre West End Campus Redevelopment Project.

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Rep. Beyer Contrasts His Family’s Falls Church Business to Trump Way

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Citing his family’s Falls Church-based automotive business as his prime example, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., a Democrat representing the 8th District of Virginia that includes Falls Church, last week assailed the bankruptcy and lawsuit-driven business practices of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in a telephone press conference for journalists from throughout Virginia.

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Local Resident Pushes for F.C. Day Labor Center

July 14, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church resident Greg Cox has proposed a center for day laborers who congregate on the 1100 block of W. Broad Street in between the Staples and U-Haul that are on opposite sides of the street. Cox said that he has observed as many as 14 or 15 day laborers […]

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UPDATE: Missing Baby Located, Suspect In Custody

July 13, 2016 3:18 PM0 comments

UPDATE at 7:05 p.m.: Fairfax County police said that Flora Khatun was located with the baby in the 3500 block of Dean Drive in Chillum, Md. at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 with the assistance of FBI’s Washington and Baltimore Field Offices and the Prince George’s County Police. Khatun will […]

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Fairfax Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Gun in F.C.

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A 40-year-old man was arrested on Monday, July 11 for allegedly firing a gun 10-15 times on Tuesday, July 5, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that around 3:47 p.m. on July 5 that an officer heard several gunshots being fired in the area of the 8200 […]

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Matt Hills Appointed as New Principal at Mason

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The Falls Church Scool Board appointed Matt Hills as the new principal of George Mason High School during its meeting on Tuesday, July 12. The appointment of Hills follows the resignation of Tyrone Byrd, who was the school’s principal from 2008-2016. Also, Jeremy Ferrara was appointed as the assistant principal […]

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Clock Ticking But F.C. Council, Schools Still Have No Date Set for Campus Meeting

July 11, 2016 11:07 PM0 comments

It’s been a month since the decision was made to end the ill-fated “private public educational partnership” approach to developing the City of Falls Church’s 36 acres of prime real estate at its west end, but with the clock ticking for needed action on a new or renovated high school and the necessity of a public referendum to OK it, there has been no substantial action taken, and may not be until well into next month.

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