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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Mustang Girls Soccer Notches 8th Consecutive State Title

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by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity girls soccer team notched its eighth consecutive state title in a tough 3-1 game against Maggie Walker High School yesterdat morning. The Mustangs beat the Green Dragons 4-0 in last week’s 2A East regional tournament, but Maggie Walker put up a bigger […]

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Mason Boys Soccer Team Wins 6-0 to Get to State Championship

June 13, 2015 1:10 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity boys basketball team beat Gate City High School 6-0 in the Virginia High School League 2A state semifinal match at Radford University on Friday afternoon. Junior forward Elliot Mercado scored a goal two minutes into the game to jumpstart the Mason lead. […]

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Culmore Multicultural Day Slated for April 18

April 15, 2015 3:09 PM0 comments

The annual Culmore Multicultural Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the newly renovated Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. Children will be able to get their face painted and play on the FunBus, which features games. There will […]

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Final F.C. Town Hall Meeting on Budget Process This Saturday

April 8, 2015 8:50 PM0 comments

The final town mall meeting on the City of Falls Church’s budget deliberations will be held this Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Falls Church Community Center. City staff will give presentations before the meeting is opened to questions. The F.C. City Council will adopt the FY16 budget […]

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Another Challenger to Gross Announces

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Not only will long-time Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross face a Democratic primary challenge in June, but another candidate has announced her intent to run as an independent to face Gross in the November general election. While Gross will be challenged by Jessica Swanson in the June primary, community activist […]

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Donate to The Arc of NoVa, Get Free Pizza in March

March 25, 2015 5:29 PM0 comments

Donors interested in contributing $15 or more to The Arc of Northern Virginia during the month of March, “Intellectual and Development Disabilities Awareness Month,” will receive a certificate for a free large pizza from Vocelli Pizza of Falls Church. The Arc of Northern Virginia supports people and families living with […]

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Chemel Makes His Latest Challenge Look Like a Breeze at Pizzeria Orso

March 18, 2015 10:54 PM0 comments

Bertrand Chemel has worked at some of the finest restaurants in the world. He’s cooked in the kitchens of Laurent Tourondel and Daniel Boulud and helmed the kitchen of the acclaimed Cafe Boulud in New York City. Since 2008, he’s been the executive chef at Falls Church’s award-winning fine dining […]

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