UPDATE: All Clear Given After Suspicious Note Found

July 11, 2016 10:05 AM0 comments

A building on S. Washington Street in the City of Falls Church has been evacuated after a suspicious note was found there Monday morning.

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Beyer Cites His F.C. Family Business To Assail Trump’s Business Model

July 7, 2016 4:39 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., a Democrat representing the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, today assailed the bankruptcy and lawsuit-driven business practices of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, citing his own Falls Church-based automotive business as being in sharp contrast to Trump. […]

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‘Sunset Cinema in the Park’ Begins Sept. 9

July 6, 2016 7:53 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department presents the 13th Annual Sunset Cinema in the Park. This summer, the free screenings of family-friendly movies will be held on September 9, 23, and 30 (double feature night) beginning at 8:15 p.m. in Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave. Moviegoers […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016 Voting Begins

July 7, 2016 8:45 AM0 comments

The annual Best of Falls Church reader vote has begun with all-new categories for 2016. The seventh annual News-Press event gives readers a chance to vote for 50 of their Little City area favorite places to eat, drink, shop and more. Best of F.C. ballots can be cast at BestOfFC.com. […]

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Chamber Guide to Help Small Displaced Businesses a First

July 6, 2016 7:50 PM0 comments

A unique initiative by the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, arising in the context of the recent years’ surge in new mixed use projects in the City’s slim commercial zones, is believed to be the first of its kind in the entire U.S. and is aimed at assisting existing small businesses who are, or may become, faced with displacement.

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F.C. Pushes for Hearing to Bring Back W. Broad’s 3T Bus Service

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields confirmed to the News-Press today that the City will formally request a public hearing be established by the board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at its next meeting on July 21 for purposes of reinstating the 3T bus line that ran through the heart of the City but was abruptly terminated late last month.

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Heavy Rains Fail to Halt F.C. 4th of July Readings, Fireworks

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Despite heavy rains throughout the day, Falls Church City and its citizens celebrated Independence Day with readings at Falls Church’s City Hall at noon and fireworks at George Mason High School in the evening.

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TD Bank in Falls Church Robbed on July 5

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A man who claimed to have an explosive device in his backpack robbed a TD Bank, located at 6198 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, at around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. According to police, the man demanded money after claiming that he had an explosive […]

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Winning F.C. Lottery Ticket is 1 of 3 Set to Expire

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One of three winning Virginia Lottery tickets worth $50,000 set to expire on Tuesday, July 12 was bought at a store in Falls Church, according to a press release from the Virginia Lottery. According to the Virginia Lottery, a winning lottery ticket was purchased at La Bodega Supermarket, located at […]

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Pavement Reconstruction Begins in City of F.C.

July 5, 2016 4:53 PM0 comments

Falls Church road crews began a series of pavement reconstruction projects on both the east and west ends of the City today, which are expected to last until mid-September. Affected areas on the east end include Roosevelt Blvd. from Wilson Blvd. to City limits at N. 11th Rd. and on the west end, […]

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