Local Resident Jacob Millington Dies

May 30, 2017 3:45 PM0 comments

Jacob Millington lived a beautiful life from October 13, 1981 to May 25, 2017.  Now Jacob will often be seen soaring with the angels surrounding beautiful sunrises and sunsets.  Life was often a struggle for Jacob but he experienced many genuinely joyful moments. A celebration of life service will be […]

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Just About a Perfect Day for Little City’s Annual Memorial Day Parade & Festival

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The rain held off, the sun came out and the temperature cooperated. It was just about the perfect day for the annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival in downtown City of Falls Church Monday.

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Annandale Man Arrested for Attempted Robbery of 2 Falls Church Banks

May 26, 2017 2:39 PM0 comments

A man who police say tried to rob two Falls Church banks this month was arrested after failing to rob one Thursday. Fairfax County Police arrested 41-year-old Montrell Richardson of Annandale after they say he passed a note to employees at BB&T Bank at 6120 Arlington Blvd. in Falls Church yesterday morning […]

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Falls Church Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexual Battery Charges

May 25, 2017 1:51 PM0 comments

Jose Daniel Estrada, a sixth grade math teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson middle school, pleaded guilty to two counts of felony aggravated sexual battery at his plea hearing at the Arlington County Circuit Courts on May 24. His sentencing hearing is set for August 4.

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Here’s the Lineup for the 2017 Falls Church Memorial Day Parade

May 26, 2017 3:34 PM0 comments

The parade kicks off at 2 p.m. Monday, May 29, at the intersection of N. West St. and Park Ave. and runs through the intersection of Park Ave. and Little Falls St.

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3 Qualified So Far for November Council Election

May 24, 2017 9:33 PM0 comments

Three candidates seeking to run for four seats on the seven-member Falls Church City Council have already been certified by F.C. Registrar David Bjerke. Incumbents David Snyder and Dan Sze and first-time candidate Ross Litkenhous have submitted a qualifying number of petition signatures. Incumbents Marybeth Connelly and Karen Oliver have […]

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F.C. Council OK’s New Student Commissioners

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The recruitment and interview process completed by the Citizens for a Better City at its annual meeting Sunday night with the announcement of 13 new high school students, the Falls Church City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to appoint the students to an array of City boards and commissions, […]

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Council Retains Campus Economic Development Team

9:30 PM0 comments

With a unanimous vote to fund the first of a three-phase process for marketing the economic development component of the George Mason High School campus project, the Falls Church City Council Monday retained the Washington, D.C.-based firm of Alvarez and Marcal. The firm scored highest on a competitive bidding process […]

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Washington Ear Helps Blind ‘Hear’ the Newspaper

May 25, 2017 3:26 AM0 comments

Freddie Peaco’s blindness keeps her out of touch with the news she values most. “I want to know what’s going on,” Peaco said. “If it’s something big, I want to see what’s happening.” That’s why she tunes in to the Metropolitan Washington Ear’s free listening service everyday to catch up […]

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Beyer Tells F.C. Dems of Momentum Wave

May 26, 2017 10:19 AM0 comments

In next year’s midterm U.S. congressional elections, 75 seats are in play, and already 325 candidates have stepped up wanting to run as Democratic challengers against Republican incumbents. So reported U.S. Rep. Don Beyer to the Falls Church Democratic Committee meeting at the Community Center last week. There are already […]

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