‘The Pines’ Marker Dedication Oct. 15

October 10, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

A historical marker will be dedicated on Saturday, Oct. 15, that recalls “The Pines,” and honors the legacy of a close-knit African-American community. The 1960s brought significant social change to Fairfax County, and when their land was purchased through eminent domain to provide property for a school, members of this […]

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Children’s Center Run Draws 300

October 7, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

More than 300 runners and walkers of all ages turned out for the Fourth Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run on Sunday, September 25, to raise attention to the need for Early Childhood Education for children who are at-risk and to benefit the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, a nonprofit, […]

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Bulova, Evans Support Meals Tax Measure

October 6, 2016 1:37 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova and School Board Chair Sandy Evans issued a joint statement this week in support of the measure on the ballot in Fairfax County next month to allow for a meals tax in the county. In their joint statement they said, “The meals […]

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McAuliffe in Annandale for Rally Saturday

October 7, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

On October 8, the Coalition for an Inclusive America, a diverse group of organizations, is hosting a rally to support Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Tim Kaine in the upcoming election. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and other national and local luminaries will participate in the rally, which is co-chaired by Shekar Narasimhan, […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident & Scout Leader John Wells Dies

October 4, 2016 6:25 PM0 comments

Dr. John H. Wells, EdD, who has been an active scouting leader in Falls Church for the last 24 years, died in his home on October 1 following a long illness. He was well known throughout this area as someone who was overwhelmingly generous with his time and always ready to assist Scouts […]

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Area Delivery Man Andrew Upshur Passes Away

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Andrew Upshur, who was a delivery man for the United States Postal Service and served the Falls Church City area for several years, recently passed away, according to information from his family. A memorial service will be held for him on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Turner Memorial AME Church, located […]

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4 Movie Companies Interested In Theater at F.C.’s Mason Row

October 3, 2016 10:46 PM0 comments

The team readying to develop the 4.3-acre so-called Mason Row large-scale mixed-use project updated some revisions to their plans in front of the F.C Planning Commission Monday night that included a request for a small zoning variance to allow for an expanded space in the project for a motion picture theater complex.

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Sept. 30 Sunset Cinema Postponed Due to Rain

September 30, 2016 11:55 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church announced at around 11:28 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 that the Sunset Cinema Double Feature that has been postponed to Friday, Oct. 7 due to the rain. “Soggy conditions in Cherry Hill Park and potentially more rain led to the decision,” a press release about […]

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Falls Church ‘Visioning’ Meeting Saturday

September 28, 2016 6:54 PM0 comments

A second community meeting to encourage the public to weigh in on “visioning” about their desired future for the City of Falls Church will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9 a.m. at the Columbia Baptist Church at 103 W. Columbia Street. The meeting will open with guest speakers, led […]

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Weather Postpones W. Broad Power Outage Friday

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UPDATE: Due to rain, the City has postponed the scheduled undergrouding of utility lines in front of the Kensington Friday. No reschedule date has been set yet. Power will be shut off to a select group of businesses on West Broad Street in downtown Falls Church for a 10-hour period […]

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