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Painkillers, Heroin Subject of April 13 Forum

April 1, 2015 7:33 PM0 comments

Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services William A. Hazel Jr. will join Fairfax County community leaders, local experts and parents in a special April 13 forum to highlight Fairfax County’s current fight against painkiller abuse and heroin use that has reached epidemic levels across the nation, according to a […]

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Jackson Announces Retirement from AHDC

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Longtime Falls Church affordable housing advocate and Affordable Housing Development Corporation director Carol Jackson announced to a wide circle of friends and associates this week that she will be retiring from her position as of June 30, and that she and her husband, Charlie, will immediately move their home to […]

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F.C. Dem Committee, CBC Events in April

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Two successful Sunday evenings in April will offer receptions for supporters of the Falls Church Democratic Committee and the Citizens for a Better City. On April 12, the Democratic Committee will host its annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner with a traditional potluck supper at the F.C. Community Center that will feature […]

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McLean High School Students Set to Perform ‘Laramie Project’

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While nearly two decades has passed since the tragic death of Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, the McLean High School Theatre Company brings the story of one of America’s most well-known anti-gay hate crimes to the stage with its production of Moisés Kaufman’s controversial “The Laramie Project” next week.

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Editorial: F.C. Election Not Until November

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In Falls Church in years past, the annual spring budget deliberations (such as are going on now) were always interspersed with campaigning for seats on the local City Council in a May election. The connection between positions taken on the budget – usually involving tax rates and school funding – […]

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Mustangs Boys Soccer Starts Out Season 4-0

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by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s boys varsity soccer team kicked off the season with four consecutive wins, including last Wednesday’s home game against Central Woodstock High School where they defeated the Falcons 2-1. Mason held a 2-0 lead until the Falcons scored a corner kick goal with only […]

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Local Author Reads from New Short Story Collection

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Local author Jonathan Harper reads from his debut collection of short stories Daydreamers at One More Page Books last Saturday.

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F.C. Garden Club Presents Talk About Dragonflies

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The Falls Church Garden Club is presenting a talk called Dragonflies of Northern Virginia at its monthly meeting next Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 130 at 400 North Oak Street. The talk will be given by Kevin Munroe, park manager at Huntley Meadows Park, and […]

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Lanes Closed on W. Broad & Maple Ave. During Rush Hour Tuesday

March 31, 2015 3:34 PM0 comments

One lane in each direction on West Broad Street and Maple Avenue in the City of Falls Church are closed Tuesday afternoon and the resulting delays could extend into rush hour, the City of F.C. reports in a press release. City of F.C. Director of Communications Susan Finarelli told the News-Press the closures […]

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F.C. Resident Recognized at Air and Space Museum

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Falls Church resident William H. “Paddy” Harbison, 92, was one of three U.S. Air Force veterans honored on Tuesday at a press briefing at the National Air and Space Museum about a May 8 flyover of up to 70 World War II aircraft over the National Mall to honor the 70th […]

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