Crime Report: Bomb Threat at Mason, Grand Larceny at CVS

March 9, 2016 9:10 PM0 comments

A bomb threat at George Mason High School last Friday highlights the latest Falls Church crime report. Also in the report, a 31-year old man was arrested for urinating in public at Lesly’s Restaurant, a 59-year old was arrested for marijuana possession two people were arrested for grand larceny at […]

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Crime Report: After State Theatre Shooting, 4 More Violent Crimes Reported in F.C. This Week

February 3, 2016 1:03 PM0 comments

A disturbing Falls Church crime report was released Wednesday as after last week’s reported triple shooting at the State Theatre, there are several more violent crimes appearing again this week. In today’s report, there are two reports of sexual assaults, one report of domestic assault and one report of an assault. In addition, […]

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City Announces Holiday Schedule, Closures

December 16, 2015 7:15 PM0 comments

Government closures and holiday scheduling for the City of Falls Church begin next Wednesday, Dec. 23, when the courts will be closed and the court clerk’s office will close at noon. On Christmas Eve, the courts, court clerk’s office and sherriff’s office will be closed and all other City government […]

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2 Person Showers Among Trends in Custom Homes

December 4, 2015 4:17 PM0 comments

Open spaces, flex spaces, white kitchens and showers built for two are some of the popular trends area homebuilders say buyers want in new homes today. “We are definitely seeing the trend towards flex space which can be adopted over time to meet the needs of changing lifestyles,” said Jennifer […]

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F.C.’s Fleming, Powell Take Over Local Market, Aren’t Scared of Harris Teeter

September 18, 2015 10:06 AM0 comments

For the past two months, Patrick Fleming and Tamara Powell have been spending their days picking through fruits and vegetables, attending produce auctions at country farms and stocking shelves. It’s quite a change from their previous routines.

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Best of Falls Church 2015: The Winners!

August 27, 2015 8:00 AM0 comments

For the sixth consecutive year, the News-Press asked readers to vote for their Falls Church favorites and, for the sixth consecutive year, we had yet another record-breaking turnout at the polls.

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Letters to the Editor: City Should Involve Public in Developer Response to RFP

August 6, 2015 10:10 AM3 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 6 – 12, 2015   City Should Involve Public in Developer Response to RFP Editor, On July 27 both the Falls Church City Council and School Board voted to release a Request for Proposals, known as RFP, for expanding George Mason High School and Mary Ellen […]

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Town Hall Meeting Saturday Precedes City Issuing ‘RFP’ for Annexed Land

July 8, 2015 7:24 PM18 comments

A 20-page “request for proposal” document that is scheduled for a final fine tuning and release to prospective developers of the City of Falls Church’s newly-annexed near 40 acre site that currently houses its high and middle schools will be the subject of a town hall meeting this Saturday, July 11, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Council chambers of the Falls Church City Hall, 300 Park Avenue.

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Editorial: Why F.C.’s Church Battle Mattered

July 1, 2015 7:37 PM0 comments

So we see with the wildly contrasting remarks by contesting Falls Church religious leaders, reported in this edition, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling expanding the definition of marriage to include same sex couples: The fierce competition between the two flocks vying for control of the historic […]

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Mason Boys Soccer Shut Out Martinsville 4-0 for 3rd Consecutive State Title

June 14, 2015 4:12 PM0 comments

by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity boys soccer team defeated Martinsville High School for the VHSL 2A state championship title at Radford University yesterday afternoon. Thirteen minutes into the game, junior forward Elliot Mercado scored Mason’s first and only goal of the first half. Despite failed attempts, the […]

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