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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Mustang Girls Soccer Notches 8th Consecutive State Title

4:10 PM0 comments

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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