House Fire in Falls Church — On Sunday (July 28), firefighters “quickly extinguished” a fire in the garage of home in the 6700 block of Osborn Street in the Falls Church area. There are no reported firefighter or civilian injuries. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue/Twitter]
Town of Vienna Readying for Clean-Up Day — “The next Vienna Town Clean-Up Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to help town-government staff pick up trash, remove invasive plants and give the town a general polish.” [Inside NoVa]
Micro Units Coming to Falls Church Development — “The massive new mixed-use development planned for the City of Falls Church’s west end, recently dubbed the “Little City Commons,” will feature a living space favored by big cities throughout the country when it introduces micro units upon completion in 2022.” [Falls Church News-Press]
Upcoming Bicycle Donation, Festival in McLean — “The annual Old Firehouse Teen Center Block Party will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the teen center, 1440 Chain Bridge Road in McLean. Admission is free. As part of the festivities, Bands for Bikes will be collecting donations of bicycles and funds for the ‘Wheels to Africa’ initiative.” [Inside NoVa]
Falls Church’s “Founding Father” Dies — “Lou Olom, a venerable founding father of the City of Falls Church and especially its world-renowned school system, has died at age 102… Two years ago, on July 10, 2017, the Falls Church community celebrated Olom’s 100th birthday with a formal proclamation declaring his birthday as “Lou Olom Day.” [Falls Church News-Press]
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