The Lasso in the News-Press: Jobs in Falls Church & Casting Votes

March 24, 2016 11:26 AM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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F.C. Council to Delay City Hall Renovation Plan Again

March 22, 2016 10:28 PM0 comments

It was way back in May 2005 that a judicial security inspector from the Virginia Eastern District Court Security Program, operating under the U.S. Marshal Service, conducted a physical security examination of the court services provided by the City of Falls Church at its City Hall, and that August a report was presented showing the City’s provisions for security at its court held in the Council chambers at City Hall was woefully lacking.

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Nuances Arise in Town Hall Meeting on F.C. Budget

March 19, 2016 3:00 PM0 comments

Nuances and clarifications of City Manager Wyatt Shields’ proposed $87 million FY17 budget for the City of Falls Church arose at Saturday’s town hall meeting at the Community Center.

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Falls Church GOP Chair Ken Feltman Retires March 17

March 16, 2016 7:04 PM0 comments

Ken Feltman of Hillwood Avenue will retire this month after four years as chair of the Falls Church City Republican Committee. Members of the FCCRC will elect a new chairman at the annual mass membership meeting tonight, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 400 N. Oak Street. […]

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F.C. Council Gives Initial OK to Parking Restrictions

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The Falls Church City Council Monday night voted unanimously to give a “first reading” approval to an amendment to the City code that would allow the City Manager to issue residential parking permits. The immediate objective is to develop parking restrictions on the streets in the Winter Hill Homeowners and […]

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F.C. Mayor Endorses ‘Earth Hour’ This Saturday

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A proclamation issued and signed at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting by Mayor David Tarter designated this Saturday, March 19, between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. as “Earth Hour” in the city, urging all citizens, businesses, organizations and government agencies to turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour, and to […]

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F.C. Council Displays Strong Support for Miller House Plan

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Although no action was scheduled and taken Monday night, the Falls Church City Council expressed positive support for proposed plans to convert a City-owned home on N. Washington St. known as the Miller House into a group home for five persons with disabilities.

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F.C. City Manager Proposes Budget With 2.5 Cent Tax Hike

March 14, 2016 8:33 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields presented his recommended FY17 budget to the F.C. City Council Monday night calling for a 2.5-cent real estate tax increase and a total budget of $87,345,420 that includes the full School Board request.

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Falls Church Restaurant Week Starts TODAY

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The week-long celebration of the Falls Church area dining scene starts today!

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Teenager Charged in March 2 Bomb Threat at McLean HS

March 11, 2016 11:20 AM0 comments

Detectives from the McLean Police District Station pinpointed the source of a bomb threat made against McLean High School on Wednesday, March 2 and obtained a petition to charge a 17-year-old male from the McLean area with Threats to Bomb, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Police Department yesterday.

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