Falls Church Schools Select Valerie Hardy as New Mary Ellen Henderson Principal

June 26, 2017 12:27 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools announced today the recommendation of Valerie K. Hardy by the selection committee to be the new principal of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School.

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FBI Seeks Public Assistance in Search for Serial Bank Robber

June 22, 2017 2:55 PM0 comments

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is requesting the public’s aid in the organization’s manhunt for the “American League Bandit,” a serial bank robber who has orchestrated a string of one-man heists – including an attempted Falls Church bank robbery – since last November.

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Sen. Warner Assails New Senate GOP Healthcare Plan

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Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark. Warner, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, issued a scathing indictment of the draft text of the Republican healthcare repeal bill this morning:: Sen. Warner stated, “This bill would kick millions of people off their insurance, raise healthcare costs for Virginians, especially seniors, and leave […]

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Mason High Graduates a Record 194

June 21, 2017 8:22 PM0 comments

A school-record 194 students received their diplomas during George Mason High School’s 2017 commencement ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall today.

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F.C. to Launch Curbside Food Waste Service

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The City of Falls Church announced a new curbside food waste collection service last week, one of the first of its kind in Virginia. All City residents receiving curbside solid waste services are eligible to sign-up for this voluntary pilot program, starting August 2. “Food scraps and organic waste make […]

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F.C. Library Closed Thursday

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Due to a new catalog integration project now underway at Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 N. Virginia Ave.) in Falls Church, the library be closed today, Thursday, June 22, officials announced late Wednesday.

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Va. Senators Seek Health Care Cost Info

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Virginia’s U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine yesterday issued a statement announcing they’ve asked Virginia’s top insurance regulator to inform consumers about the health insurance cost increases many are experiencing because of the Trump administration’s threats to stop paying billions of dollars in cost-sharing subsidies that lower the […]

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F.C. Council Mulls Tax Saving Option Of Ditching Library Improvement Plan

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With the prospect of financing a $120 million new high school, a proposal from Falls Church City Hall staff to dash the Mary Riley Styles Library renovation and expansion project in an effort to ease the tax and debt burden on taxpayers was at least temporarily shelved by the City Council at its work session Monday night.

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Consultants Tell F.C. Campus’ Commercial Land Worth $43.5M

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The consulting firm of Alvarez and Marsal told the Falls Church high school property economic development working group last Friday that the value of the 10 acres of the 36 acre site identified for commercial use is roughly $43.5 million, slightly more than City officials expected.

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3-Month Construction Project Underway Near Cavalier Trail Park

June 16, 2017 3:31 PM0 comments

A construction project to address poor drainage among other issues is now underway at the end of W. Westmoreland Rd. in the City of Falls Church and will last for about three months.

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