Eden Center’s Good Fortune Supermarket Robbed

December 25, 2015 5:37 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church police are seeking information about a man who allegedly robbed Good Fortune Supermarket at gunpoint on Thursday, Dec. 24 at around 7:50 p.m., according to a press release from the Falls Church Police Department. According to Falls Church police, the alleged robber entered the market, located […]

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FOOD NEWS: Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, LongHorn Steakhouse Coming to Falls Church

December 24, 2015 10:59 AM0 comments

Rare Bird Coffee Roasters Coming to Falls Church Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, a small, specialty roastery in Washington, D.C., is coming to the City of Falls Church next year. Currently operating out of a warehouse in the District, Rare Bird plans to move its operation and open up a retail […]

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F.C. Woman’s Son Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

December 22, 2015 6:57 PM0 comments

Staff Sgt. Peter Taub, son of Falls Church resident Arlene Wagner, was among six U.S. soldiers killed this week by a suicide bomber in Bagram, Afghanistan. Ms. Wagner and another son, brother of Peter Taub, are co-owners of the popular Bub and Pop’s sandwich shop in Dupont Circle in Washington, […]

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F.C.’s Earman Appointed Fairfax District Court Judge

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Susan Friedlander Earman, who served on the City of Falls Church Planning Commission from 1993 to 1998 and on its Board of Zoning Appeals from 1999 to 2009, has been appointed a Fairfax County General District Court judge, according to State Del. Marcus Simon this week. Earman was selected by […]

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Del. Simon To Push for Student Loan Relief

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Del. Marcus Simon, who represents the 53rd District in the State House of Delegates that includes the City of Falls Church, has joined with State Sen. Janet Howell to sponsor legislation to address what they’ve call a “student debt crisis.” In a statement this week they said the state needs […]

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Census Bureau: F.C. Wealthiest in U.S.

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The City of Falls Church ranked first among jurisdictions in the U.S. for median household income in 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau reported earlier this month. Counted by the Census as a county, F.C. leads the nation with a household income of $125,635, followed by Loudoun County at $122,641, Fairfax […]

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Flippin Pizza Donating 50% of All Proceeds From On-Site Buys Tonight to Baroukhs

December 21, 2015 5:06 PM0 comments

With Mia Grace Baroukh, daughter of Falls Church City Council member Nader Baroukh and his wife Bernie, facing major surgeries, a flier was circulated around F.C. City Hall today announcing that 50 percent of all proceeds from pizzas purchased at Falls Church’s Flippin’ Pizza until 8 p.m. will be donated to […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board Votes to Revise School Naming Policy

December 17, 2015 11:37 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board voted unanimously to revise its name changing policy at the Thursday, Dec. 17 school board meeting at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church. The vote to change the school system’s naming policy, which now allows the school board to consider a change in the name of a school or facility where some other compelling need exists, was a necessary step in a concerted community effort to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School.

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$50,000 in Arts and Humanities Grants Awarded to Local Organizations

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The Falls Church City Council  approved $50,000 in arts and humanities grants, which will go to local organizations, at the December 14 council meeting, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church. The grant budget is part of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget approved by City Council in […]

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Council Defers Zoning Change for Churches

December 16, 2015 7:12 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Council Monday voted to defer action on the final approval of a zoning change that would require a special use permit for certain uses now allowed in the City code, such as churches, parish houses and similar religious facilities, as well as mental health facilities. In […]

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