Sequester Jitters, New School Costs & Storm Water Needs Vex F.C. Council

February 20, 2013 8:55 PM1 comment

As the Falls Church City Council edges toward taking on directly the shaping of its next fiscal year budget, a full house of major challenges loom. It’s one time when the City is in exactly the same boat as its larger regional neighbors. All are confronted with the imminent prospect […]

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Guest Commentary: Prohibiting Corporations From Influencing Elections

February 14, 2013 9:00 AM0 comments

As a community, as a state, and as a nation we can no longer afford the luxury of a do-nothing Congress, which spends 30 percent to 70 percent of its time raising campaign dollars and is intimidated by the threat of attack ads funded by vast corporate and individual wealth. […]

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Curry Mantra 2 Grand Opening Sunday

February 13, 2013 9:08 PM0 comments

Curry Mantra 2 is hosting a grand opening for its new Falls Church restaurant this Sunday, February 17. From noon – 2:30 p.m. and from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., the restaurant will offer up free lunch and dinner. Special guests scheduled to be on hand for the opening include City […]

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Critter Corner: Sammy and Lily

January 30, 2013 3:44 PM0 comments

Sammy and Lily Swanson, two local Great Pyrenees dogs, enjoy the snowfall last week on their deck. These polar bear puppies enjoy family walks, cuddles, and the occasional dance party (their owners, Nate and Jessica Swanson, like to sing “Gangnam Style” with reworked lyrics just for them). Awesomeness aside, the […]

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Mason Scholastic Bowl Team Wins District Tourney

January 23, 2013 7:58 PM0 comments

The George Mason Scholastic Bowl team won the Bull Run District Tournament on Saturday at Rappahannock County High School. The Mustangs defeated Madison County, Clarke County, and Manassas Park high school teams to reach the finals, then beat Manassas Park in a rematch in the final game to take the […]

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Little City Kids Carol for a Cause

December 26, 2012 7:51 PM0 comments

The Broadmont Carolers, (pictured from left to right) Evan Lankford, Miles Lankford, Helen Morrison, and Jo Sevier, went caroling in their neighborhood this holiday season and raised $160 for the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. All are students from Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. […]

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From the Front row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

December 19, 2012 4:08 PM0 comments

Governor McDonnell’s outrageous and irresponsible comments in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy cannot go unanswered. As the head of our Commonwealth’s government, he should be setting an example of thoughtful reflection upon this event which has become the recent focus of our entire nation. He should be […]

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F.C. Pancake House Looking for Coat Donations

December 18, 2012 6:08 PM0 comments

The Original Pancake House will be providing breakfast on Christmas morning to more than 1,000 homeless and disadvantaged people, including 300 children.

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Guest Commentary: Presenting a Recipe for Fun in The Little City

December 6, 2012 11:11 AM0 comments

As we all know recipes are something we like to tinker with – even the old standards are still popular in our families. Well just like a favorite family recipe, our town has come up with a recipe all its own for fun which also includes food! Here’s the recipe […]

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Hilton Groundbreaking Signals New Development Wave in Falls Church

December 5, 2012 7:55 PM3 comments

The “win-win” deal struck last month between the City of Falls Church and the government and water authority of Fairfax County – trading Falls Church’s control of its water system for some undeveloped real estate with almost limitless commercial development potential adjacent the West Falls Church Metro station – in only one component of what’s shaping up to be an unprecedented development boom.

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