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F.C. Schools Announce Appointment Of First ‘Chief of Schools’

Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) today announced the appointment of Dr. Dustin Wright as the inaugural Chief of Schools. In a press release issued today, it was stated that this new position within the district “reflects the schools’ commitment to further elevating educational excellence across all levels. Dr. Wright, a distinguished educator and administrator, […]

Ronald McDonald House in Falls Church Receives New Roof

By Belen Quellet Shelby’s ongoing medical treatment mandates her proximity to specialized care, making the Ronald McDonald House in Falls Church her refuge for the past two months. Alongside her mother, Myrna, and her younger sister, she finds solace in the nurturing environment provided by this invaluable resource. Myrna is grateful for the compassionate staff […]

‘Watch Night’ on Tap Here for New Year’s Eve

With the year coming quickly to a close, many are scrambling for last-minute gifts for the holidays… but what about New Year’s Eve plans? While many in the region shell out hundreds of dollars for tickets to loud parties in packed venues, braving roads with impaired drivers and checkpoints, the City of Falls Church offers […]

Sen. Warner Warns About Failure to Help Allies

Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Today, Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner , chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement after the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to move forward on a supplemental spending package to provide crucial aid to aid our allies and protect our national security. Warner said, […]

Sen. Warner Warns About Failure to Help Allies

Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Today, Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner , chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement after the Senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to move forward on a supplemental spending package to provide crucial aid to aid our allies and protect our national security. Warner said, […]

F.C. Schools, Teacher Association Nearing Agreement, Noonan Says

Friday, Dec. 1 — In an exclusive comment to the News-Press late this afternoon, Dr. Peter Noonan, superintendent of the Falls Church City Schools said that the schools and representatives of the Falls Church City Education Association are “very close” to arriving at a contract agreement as the system’s first effort with collective bargaining came […]

F.C. Schools, Teacher Association Nearing Agreement, Noonan Says

Friday, Dec. 1 — In an exclusive comment to the News-Press late this afternoon, Dr. Peter Noonan, superintendent of the Falls Church City Schools said that the schools and representatives of the Falls Church City Education Association are “very close” to arriving at a contract agreement as the system’s first effort with collective bargaining came […]

Falls Church Business News & Notes: November 30 – December 6, 2023

Little City Gift Card Bonus Funds Going Quickly For the second year, Falls Church City has invested in a program to support the local businesses, the Little City Gift Card. The Falls Church City Council and Falls Church Economic Development Authority have approved $100,000 from federal ARPA funds towards the bonus funds offered by the […]