F.C. Activist & School Advocate Lou Olom Turns 100

July 7, 2017 9:37 AM0 comments

When the City Council issued a proclamation last month declaring this coming Monday to be “Lou Olom Day” in honor of Falls Church’s iconic civic activist and education advocate’s 100th birthday on July 10, Olom’s many friends applauded the announcement.

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Edna Frady’s Back in Town

March 28, 2017 10:53 AM0 comments

Former Falls Church Democratic Party boss Edna Frady (left) made it up from her Goodwin House digs to last Tuesday’s luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. She’s shown bossing around City Councilman Phil Duncan. (Photo: News-Press)

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F.C. School Board Votes 4-3 to Seek 3.7% Budget Increase from Council

February 28, 2017 11:21 PM0 comments

Faced by a deadline and in a highly uncommon development, the Falls Church School Board cast a split vote, 4-3, to approve its annual budget request that will be passed onto the F.C. City Manager and City Council.

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F.C. Seeking Nominations For Parade Grand Marshal

January 31, 2017 12:42 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is now seeking nominations for grand marshal of the 36th annual City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade and Festival. This year’s event is scheduled for Monday, May 29. According to a press release from the department, nominees shall have made […]

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Report of More Shots Fired Near Jackson St. in Falls Church, Marks 3rd Incident in 7 Days

12:29 PM0 comments

The News-Press has learned of a third case of suspected gunfire in the same residential area of Falls Church as two other reported incidents that occurred in the past week.

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Red Cross Blood Drive at Community Center Feb. 1

January 30, 2017 2:31 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church will be hosting a blood drive for the Red Cross at the Community Center (223 Little Falls St., Falls Church) on Wednesday, Feb. 1. An estimated 38 percent of Americans are eligible to give blood but less than 10 percent donate each year. Appointments for […]

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