F.C.’s Creative Cauldron Scores Pair of Helen Hayes Winners

May 15, 2017 11:22 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron acting performance institution further secured its regional reputation Monday night with Helen Hayes Award wins in two major acting categories. Winning as the Best Lead Actress in a Musical was Iyona Blake and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical was Tiara Whaley, both for their performances […]

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Honor Flight

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A delegation of U.S. military veterans from Houston including those who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam was honored during their stay in the City of Falls Church’s Hilton Garden Inn on W. Broad Street earlier this month.

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Bike Share Update Given to F.C. Council

May 10, 2017 8:00 PM0 comments

An aggressive move of the Bike Share program into the City of Falls Church, slated to be implemented in two phases next year and in 2019 has led the F.C. City staff under Principal Planner Paul Stoddard’s direction, to identify prospective locations for 14 Bike Share locations along the major […]

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F.C. Council Votes 5-2 to Advance Innovative Senior Cottage Cluster

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By a 5-2 vote, the Falls Church City Council moved forward the proposal for an innovative “middle housing” option for the City, a cluster of 10 senior cottage units on Railroad Avenue, despite heated opposition from neighbors to the plan.

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City Council Moms: Juggling Policy & Motherhood in The Little City

May 12, 2017 9:35 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Councilmembers Marybeth Connelly, Letty Hardi and Karen Oliver are all mothers at different stages of raising kids and acknowledge that their role as parents heavily influenced their decision to enter the political sphere.

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F.C.’s Zainab Arief Dies at 90

May 10, 2017 7:13 PM0 comments

Zainab Arief, aged 90, resident of Ravenswood Neighborhood in Falls Church, died Tuesday May 2, 2017 at the Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington, Virginia. Sons Robert and Richard would like to thank the staff at the Center for their care and attention to make her last three days of […]

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Lou Etta Phillips Duncan, Mother of F.C. Councilmember, Dies at Age 92

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Lou Etta Phillips Duncan, of Knoxville, mother of Falls Church City Councilman Phil Duncan, described as the beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, neighbor and friend, died quietly at home on Sunday, April 30, 2017, attended by her husband of 70 years, Joe D. Duncan, and her faithful feline Sox. Lou […]

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Falls Church Resident Amy Northcutt Dies

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Amy Ann Northcutt, 57, of Falls Church, Va., passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 6, 2017. She was diagnosed on April 27 with a brain tumor. She died from complications related to the tumor. Amy is survived by her husband, Craig Middlebrook of Falls Church, her son, Henry Middlebrook (17), […]

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Gas Leak Shuts Down Parts of Roosevelt Blvd.

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Parts of N. Roosevelt Blvd. in Falls Church are currently closed due to a gas leak Wednesday. The street, from Wilson Blvd. to Roosevelt St., is closed while Washington Gas works to repair damage cause by the leak. The City of Falls Church says gas crews have secured the leak […]

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Police Investigate 2nd Bomb Threat at F.C. Office Building

May 9, 2017 4:50 PM0 comments

Less than a week after a Falls Church office building housing an abortion clinic was evacuated twice due to a fireworks explosion and a bomb threat, police investigated a second bomb threat at the same building last Wednesday.

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