When you have to wait for something, it makes it all the more sweet when you finally get to enjoy it. That’s definitely the case for the fourth annual Women’s Walk through the City of Falls Church on Sunday, which hasn’t been able to be enjoyed by citizens for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Author: Matt Delaney
The former George Mason High and Thomas Jefferson Elementary finally have their new names, with the Falls Church School Board voting to rename Mason ‘Meridian’ by a 5-2 margin while ‘Oak Street’ was unanimously voted to replace Jefferson as the elementary school’s new name.
Last week, readers of the News-Press learned that the City of Falls Church and its neighbor, Pimmit Hills, were the the second and third most livable suburbs in the U.S. But the firm which conducted the analysis explained why some of its results were a bit more unique than others that are done throughout the nation.
While the City has great local restaurants, an abundance of grocery stores and every kind of fitness and medical professional you could dream of within two square miles, there doesn’t seem to be many retail shopping options inside the City proper.
A pedestrian was killed Friday night while trying to cross Arlington Boulevard outside of the crosswalk in greater Falls Church.
Students in the City of Falls Church might notice a few of their peers are missing when they make their first, full-time return to class in over a year this week.
For 30 years, the mighty Falls Church News-Press has informed residents in the City of Falls Church on topics both heavy and light. And during it all, the iconoclastic Nicholas F. Benton has shepherded readers through the City’s evolution from a sleepy village inside the Beltway to a plucky municipality intent on modernizing.
All adults in Virginia will be eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine as of April 18, putting the state roughly two weeks ahead of President Joe Biden’s target goal of having all adults eligible by May 1.
Only the most skilled artists are able to satisfy crowds wherever they go, and JV’s Restaurant will be lucky enough to welcome one such band when Mars Rodeo plays there on Saturday.
Prioritizing the elderly for Covid-19 vaccinations appears to be paying off nationally and locally, with senior living communities within Falls Church getting their first taste of normal in over a year.