Thứ Bảy tuần trước, nhân viên thành phố trong nhóm “Kế Hoạch Quy Hoạch Khu Vực Nhỏ East End (SAP)” của Thành phố Falls Church (có gây ảnh hưởng đến khu Trung tâm Thương Mại Eden) đã tiến hành tổ chức tại -Trung tâm Eden của người Mỹ gốc Việt- […]
FDA Policy Change Welcomed As Student Overdoses Rise
On Wednesday, the FDA approved the over-the-counter distribution of Naloxone — often referred to by the brand-name Narcan — in nasal spray form. This is a welcome development coming during a time where school officials and leaders have been scrambling to intervene amidst a recent spike in opioid overdose in […]
F.C.’s Eden Center Plans Focus on Preservation
Last Saturday, the first of four “pop ups” at Falls Church’s Vietnamese-American Eden Center were hosted by the City’s East End Small Area Plan (SAP) team, to discuss the plan and engage with the Center’s largely Viet-American community for input. The East End SAP team spent the day at the […]
T-Zone Recommendations Approved in Unanimous Vote
Planning Commission Votes To Adopt Changes After Contentious Meeting Last night, the City of Falls Church Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the proposed changes for transitional zoning, known as the “T-zones.” The meeting began with a presentation of a staff-amended version of the recommendations provided to the public at […]
Early Voting Ends Today Before Tuesday’s Special Election For Vienna’s New State Delegate
Volunteers are knocking on doors today across Virginia’s 35th House District in Vienna, which will select its new House Delegate on Tuesday.
6-Year-Old Shoots Teacher at Virginia Elementary School, Police Say
By Livia Albeck-Ripka and Eduardo Medina A 6-year-old first grader at an elementary school in Newport News, Virginia, shot a teacher Friday afternoon during an altercation in a classroom, authorities said, leaving her with “life-threatening” injuries and renewing calls for greater gun restrictions. The boy, who shot the teacher once […]
Beyer: Syrian Strike Needed Congressional Authorization
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Northern Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued the following statement today on the U.S. military strike in Syria: “Assad is a monster and a war criminal. I look forward to the day when he is brought to […]
Fairfax County School Board Adopts Board of Supervisors’ Inclusion Policy
After a lengthy discussion Thursday night, the Fairfax County School Board voted 9-0 with three abstentions to adopt the inclusion and diversity policy statement that the county’s Board of Supervisors approved unanimously.
F.C. School Board Changes Plans For Mt. Daniel School
The Falls Church School Board voted Thursday night to change the configuration of the Mt. Daniel Elementary renovation, responding in part to the $2 million in unexpected added costs to the project that came to light last month. The school will now serve pre-kindergarten through the first grade, instead of […]
Falls Church at Top of Virginia Health Rankings Again
The 2017 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps released last week shows the City of Falls Church, as well as several Northern Virginia counties, once again near the top of the state in both health factors and outcome.