WEEK IN REVIEW: Saving an Institution and a Top Five Athlete Top the Headlines

Another busy week in Falls Church is in the books.

Anthony Akis, owner of Falls Church institution “Anthony’s,” was upset about possibly having to move his 40-year-old restaurant out of the city but city officials say they want the restaurant to stay.

The Voter Registration Office in the City of Falls Church was busy Oct. 15, the deadline for Virginians to register to vote. Not only were people coming in to register, early voters rushed to the office as well.

City of Falls Church police are still looking for the individual who siphoned the gas from a vehicle on top of solving a boatload of other crimes.

Millions of students across the country, including those is Falls Church, participated in the last week. More than 830,000 Virginia students participated in the nationwide earthquake drill.

As we approach the end of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we turned out attention to the student athletes wearing pink on their uniforms during competition. We found that both players and coaches were on board to raise awareness.

Friday night, all four Falls Church-area football teams were in action but only one of them walked away with a win.

Carly Pertrazzuolo is one of the best field hockey goalies in the region according to the Washington Post. The Falls Church High junior has racked up 127 saves on the season and averages between five and 10 saves a game.

Michael Josef Basl December 22, 2012 at 11:44 PM


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