For the past 50 years, commuters have passed through Falls Church and for the past 50 years, Janet Haines made sure each one of them came to a halt at the intersection of Broad and Spring Streets in the Little City.
Amid Wave of Bomb Threats, Virginia Leaders Speak Out Against Anti-Semitism
In the wake of Monday’s bomb threat targeting the Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax, and amid a string of nearly 100 threats to Jewish schools and community centers across the country, Virginia officials and interfaith leaders came together to speak out against rising anti-semitism and show support for the […]
F.C. City Council Adopts FY ’10 Budget Fully Funding Schools With Unanimous Vote
With a surprising unanimity and spirit of cordiality among all seven members tonight, the Falls Church City Council voted 7-0 to adopt its Fiscal Year 2010 budget, holding the real estate tax rate increase to $1.07 per $100 assessed valuation while fully funding the School Board request that will provide […]
Council Leaning Closer to Full School Funding After Thursday Hearing
After a two-and-a-half hours of a public hearing, questions and comments, at City Hall tonight, Falls Church City Council members left with no clear final consensus on how they will vote when finally adopting the FY10 budget this coming Monday.
F.C. Education Fund Scores Big $ at Gala
THE FALLS CHURCH EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S fifth annual gala and silent auction fundraiser held at the Westin Gateway in Arlington last Friday night.
RETRACTION AND CORRECTION
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Fuller Projects Recovery By Late `09, Jobs Up by Mid-‘10
The regional economy will slowly begin to recover later this year, and signs of a turn-around will become unmistakable by Labor Day 2010.
Falls Church News Briefs: April 23 – 29, 2009
5 Vying for 47th District Seat Debate in Arlington Five Democratic candidates, all seeking public office for the first time, squared off Tuesday in their race to win their party’s nomination on June 9 to fill the 47th State Delegate District seat being vacated by Del. Al Eisenberg.
F.C. Council Calls Public Hearing Tonight, Budget Deadline Looms
The Falls Church City Council has called a special public hearing for tonight, April 23, as it faces a Monday deadline on tough decisions required to balance the coming fiscal year budget.
Falls Church Business News & Notes
News The Falls Church City Post Office’s retail services will move to the new building located at 800 W. Broad St. in Falls Church (the Flower Building) at the end of April or early May.