Month: May 2007


Sunshine Adds to Warmth of F.C.

FUNNEL CAKES, LEMONADE, decorated pets, and drum majorettes were among the features that shared with a somber remembrance of the nation’s war heroes at Falls Church’s 26th annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival, the single biggest event of the year in the City. The weather cooperated and events and entertainment […]


Water Suit Appeal

F.C. Back in Court Vs. Fairfax Water ‘Cherry Picking’ Refusing to take “no” for an answer, City of Falls Church officials filed an appeal in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday to overturn a ruling two weeks ago by a judge to dismiss its suit against Fairfax County’s water […]


FCHS Class of

Cpl. Jonathan Winterbottom, a Class of 2003 graduate of Falls Church High School, was killed in Iraq May 23 when a roadside bomb exploded near the vehicle in which he was riding. Winterbottom was 21 years old.


F.C. Towing Law OK

Falls Church City Council members expressed concern Tuesday night that a new ordinance it passed unanimously to more carefully regulate involuntary automobile tows in the City does not ban the practice of “predatory towing.” The new law limits the amount a towing company can charge for the recovery of a […]


School News and Notes

PICTURED HERE IS A GROUP of retirees-to-be from the Falls Church City Public School system. Front row (left to right): Norma Pfaff, Mt. Daniel Elementary (12 years of service); Carol Monsess, Mt. Daniel Elementary (34 Years); Mary Werner, Thomas Jefferson Elementary (33 years); Carolyn Prevatt, Thomas Jefferson Elementary (17 years). […]

VIRGINIA GOV. TIM KAINE, speaking at his town meeting at the Luther Jackson Middle School last Saturday, had among the over 200 attendees a delegation from the City of Falls Church in the front row. Left to right in the front row: Mayor Robin Gardner, Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry and City Councilman Dave Snyder. See story, elsewhere this edition. (News-Press photo)

Community News and Notes

LEE-GRAHAM POOL, YOUR PIZZA IS HERE – There’s nothing like swimming to work up a hearty appetite, and nothing like a delicious pizza to fill up hungry swimmers. Four of Falls Church’s finest pizza providers – Domino’s, Papa John’s Vocelli Pizza and Z Pizza – generously donated pizzas for a […]