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Falls Church Distillers Officially Open for Business

(Photo: News-Press) It was all fun and games at the ribbon-cutting for new City tenant, Falls Church Distillers, on Sept 21. City of Falls Church Mayor, David Tarter (center, holding scissors), cracked a last-minute quip that prompted reactions from owner Michael Paluzzi (left of Tarter, also holdin

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 14:51:01

Understanding of Identity Assists F.C. as Neighbors are Taking Note

A REAR VIEW of the old Saab dealership, which is now occupied by The Lincoln at Tinner Hill mixed-use development. (Photo: Courtesy City of Falls Church) Physical identity is a key aspect of self awareness. To understand part of who you are, you first have to know what you look like. When it comes t

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:45:33

Absentee Voting Begins Today For November Election

City of Falls Church voters will find these new digital scanner voting machines voters will see at the polls this November. (Photo: City of Falls Church) Absentee voting for the November 7, 2017 General Election started Friday, Sept. 22, that included the unveiling of new hack-proof "digital scanner

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:37:31

Tech in Real Estate: Internet's Entry Into Real Estate Provides Agents New Challenge

REDFIN brings a unique element to the real estate industry. While Zillow is a real estate database that offers up available listings to its users, Redfin serves as an actual real estate company and a brokerage. Both now have access to Multiple Listing Services to shore up a shared weakness they once

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:15:36

McAuliffe OKs Sending Emergency On Ground Help to U.S. Virgin Islands

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today has authorized the Virginia National Guard to send 120 soldiers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to join a multi-state, multi-agency response effort to recent hurricanes. Also, Virginia continues to send needed supplies, personnel and expertise into the storm-ravage

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:16:24

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

Two hundred twenty-three Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from 17 high schools have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. All semifinalists are eligible to compete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarship awards worth $32 million, to be awarded in spring 2

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 11:50:03

F.C. Chamber 'Family Fun Night' Set for Next Tuesday

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2017 Family Fun Night presented by Bentley's Diner on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson District Park at 7900 Lee Highway. The event will include a cookout by Bentley's, a moonbounce sponsored by Family Medicine in Falls Church,

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 11:45:28

Community Vote Held at J.E.B. Stuart High School

(Photo: News-Press) Voting day for the J.E.B. Stuart High School pyramid was on Saturday as the community participated in its final step of the school’s renaming process when each resident selected their top three choices for its new name. Next, Fairfax County Public Schools’ Superintendent will mak

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 12:35:29

'Our Man' Speaks About Arlington's Unknown History

Local author, historian and "Our Man in Arlington" columnist Charlie Clark uncovers the vivid, and hidden, history of a capital community at One Page Books (2200 N Westmoreland St. Ste 101, Arlington) on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 7 - 8 p.m.. Arlington County, for two centuries a center for government i

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-22 13:10:31

Falls Church SunTrust Bank Fire: No Injuries

(Updated 12:15 p.m.) FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA-Fairfax County, Arlington County and Alexandria firefighters are responding to a fire in Falls Church Thursday morning. Officials tell Patch no one was injured. Officials say smoke was showing from the rear of the building in the 6300 block of Leesburg Pike in

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:25:01

FOOD NEWS: Falls Church Loses 2 Chinese Restaurants, New Ramen on the Way

A new ramen restaurant is coming to the former Smashburger location in Falls Church, the News-Press has learned. An ABC notice for a wine and beer license in the window of the closed burger joint lists a restaurant with a trade name of Ramen Factory 42 and a notice appearing in the Washington Times

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-21 11:04:45

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." That was the advice given by Police Captain David Smith last week when the county's new Silver Shield program was launched at the Lincolnia Senior Center. Financial scams prey on all parts of the community, but older citizens are especially vulnera

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-21 10:13:58

McDonald's Death Threats: Irate Customers Arrested In Chantilly

CHANTILLY, VA - So. You walk into a McDonald's. You order your food. You wait. But then you find yourself waiting longer than you think you should. So you: A) Sigh loudly and try to make withering eye contact with the cashier, B) Loudly mutter "Should have gone to Burger King," or C) Threaten to kil

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:39:04

Latest open house listings for Sept. 23-24 in Northern Virginia

Each weekend, signs go up across Northern Virginia as new homes hit the market and interested homebuyers get a chance to step inside for a look. Visit the Real Estate page for the latest news on the local housing market. 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 8618 Liberia Ave. Manassas Move In Ready 4 Bedroom

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-23 12:15:00

UCM Call for Volunteers!

Volunteers are at the heart of United Community Ministries (UCM of Alexandria). Our community's generous involvement helps us ensure that struggling families and youth have an opportunity to achieve stability and thrive. Explore UCM volunteer opportunities at www.ucmagency.org/volunteer. UCM is fort

PATCH - 2017-09-23 19:17:26

Air Force is transforming the command and control enterprise

Command and control isn't the Air Force's most glamorous function, but without it, the service would be unable to coordinate air strikes, optimize aerial refueling or manage the evacuation of injured troops on the ground. Command and control systems also give commanders the ability to conduct high

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 22:08:42

Abu Ghraib ex-inmates' lawsuit moves ahead in federal court

ALEXANDRIA-After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is moving ahead. "We're not dismissing this case. It's going to go forward," U.S. Dist

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-23 01:00:00

Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes

ISTANBUL - The Turkish parliament convened Saturday for an extraordinary session to renew a mandate to allow the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria, as officials continued to press Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum. The decree, renewed annually since 2014 a

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 17:32:23

Could North Korea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

SEOUL, South Korea - Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That's a question being asked after North Korea's foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The world hasn't seen an above-ground, atmospheric nucl

MARINE CORP TIMES - 2017-09-23 14:55:06

US flies mission in airspace east of North Korea

The Pentagon says B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, have flown a mission in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea. The U.S. says it's the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Korean Peninsula that any American fighter or

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2017-09-23 18:18:30