Children and teens who are 12 – 15 years of age can now receive the Pfizer vaccine after the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorized it for emergency use for that group on Thursday.
Falls Church City Public Schools School Board unanimously approved a $53.6 million operating budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 commencing July 1 at its meeting Tuesday night.
Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields called the City Council’s adoption of modifications to the City’s noise ordinance made this Monday “more than many other communities do” to provide for outdoor entertainment.
For a family from Turkey who loves Falls Church, one good sale deserves another. Based on their success at the F.C. Farmers Market, the Kaygusuz family has extended their reach from Park to Maple Avenue by opening their gourmet shop, Borek-G, or “Turkish Mom’s Cookin.’”
In our age of quick obsolescence and non-biodegradable electronics, Falls Church-based eAsset Solutions has emerged as a scrappy player in the modern effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Adopting its Fiscal Year 2022 budget Tuesday, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors included in its plan a one-cent real estate tax rate cut to $1.14 per $100 assessed valuation and a half-cent dedicated to affordable housing, a sum totalling about $13 million this year. It also includes a one-percent pay increase for county employees.
The final nights of Ramadan are being celebrated by the Muslim community worldwide, with the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Seven Corners welcoming back congregants and their a stronger attachment to the faith after a year away.
As the fruits of aggressive economic development in the City of Falls Church have resulted in last week’s decision by the F.C. City Council to lower its real estate tax rate by 3.5 cents, the first reduction in 15 years and favorably compared to the single-penny reduction in neighboring giant Fairfax County as its Board of Supervisors voted earlier this week.
Unfortunately, the traditional Memorial Day bonanza won’t be taking place for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. What the City won’t allow itself to do is completely punt on the festivities as it did previously, and is instead bringing it to each and every resident in town.
All lanes of I-66 East and West approaching Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) are scheduled to be closed during the overnight hours May 7 and 8 to allow for installation of bridge beams for the new Route 123 South Bridge over I-66.