April Death of Disabled F.C. Man Ruled an Accident

August 12, 2016 12:37 PM0 comments

The April 20 death of a 45-year-old Falls Church man who was being restrained by the police was ruled an accident in the Fairfax Department of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The autopsy report said the cause of Paul Gianelos’ death […]

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Van Service Driver Charged with Sexual Assault

August 11, 2016 2:31 PM0 comments

Detectives with the Sex Crimes Division of the Fairfax County Police Department charged a 35-year-old man working under contract with Diamond Transportation as a driver for the MetroAccess paratransit service on Wednesday, Aug. 10 with allegedly sexually assaulting a 51-year-old woman on Tuesday, June 28 in the 3400 block of Carlin Springs […]

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Fairfax City Mayor Due to Resign

August 10, 2016 6:54 PM0 comments

Scott Silverthorne, arrested by Fairfax police for drug possession in a sting involving his effort to set up a group sex-for-meth encounter at a hotel in Tysons Corner last Friday, was due to officially resign as mayor of the City of Fairfax today. Silverthorne, 50, was released on personal recognizance […]

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Council Votes, 5-1, to Change Designation of Fellows Land

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An eerie silence accompanied the 5-1 vote of the Falls Church City Council Monday night to reclassify in the City’s Comprehensive Plan the 1.95-acre parcel known as the Fellows Living Trust Tract adjacent Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.

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F.C. Council, School Board Begin Relaunch of School Land Project

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A three-hour joint meeting of the Falls Church City Council and School Board Tuesday night was the first public meeting they’ve held together since they jointly decided to change course on how to develop the 38 acres ceded to the City by the sale of its water system to Fairfax County.

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F.C.’s Living History Saturdays to Make Up for Rainy Civil War Day

August 11, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

by Grace Hodgman The Living History Saturdays fall on two days in August that focus on the Falls Church community during the Civil War era. The first of the two Living History Saturdays took place on Saturday, Aug. 6 and the second will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from […]

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F.C. Council, School Board Struggle to Break Paralysis on School Land Project

August 9, 2016 11:26 PM0 comments

A three-hour joint meeting of the Falls Church City Council and School Board Tuesday night was the first public meeting they’ve held together since they jointly decided to change course on how to develop the 38 acres ceded to the City by the sale of its water system to Fairfax County.

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UPDATE: Alleged Wells Fargo Bank Robber Linked to Two Other Area Bank Robberies

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UPDATE at 12:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10: This report has been updated to include information about the alleged bank robber arrested in connection with the Wells Fargo Bank robbery on Tuesday, Aug. 9 being linked to two other bank robberies in the region and more information about the suspicious […]

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PHOTO: Flower Building Springs a Leak

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A truck driver apparently misjudged how much clearance he had entering the parking lot of the Flower Building.

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Rep. Beyer Contrasts Clinton Economic Plan To Trump’s at Arlington Event

August 8, 2016 8:41 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, sharply contrasted the economic plans of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to that of her Republican rival Donald Trump at a press event in North Arlington Monday morning.

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