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2007 Mason Grad Jeremiah Upton Loved Science, Family

September 4, 2015 4:32 PM0 comments

Jeremiah Upton, a 2007 graduate of George Mason High School, died suddenly on Monday, Aug. 31 at his family’s home in Meadows Place, Tx. He was born on Saturday, Aug. 26, 1989 near Myrtle Beach, SC to Amanda and Kevin Upton. Jeremiah was an eighth grader at Berkeley Middle School […]

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League of Women Voters Hosts a ‘Community Forum on Medicaid Expansion’

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The League of Women Voters of Arlington and Falls Church are co-sponsoring a “Community Forum on Medicaid Expansion” on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Arlington County Department of Human Services Auditorium, located at 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington. With Virginia’s General Assembly considering the adoption of […]

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S. West Street Work to Begin Sept. 8

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Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times as work on the S. West Street roadbed reconstruction is due to commence next Tuesday, Sept. 8, and continue for two to three weeks, the City of F.C. has announced. Parking will be temporarily restricted on both sides of the […]

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Suspect Apprehended for Alleged Sexual Assault of Woman on Bus in Falls Church

September 3, 2015 4:25 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Police reported that they arrested Tracy E. Lewis, 48, of Alexandria, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a commuter bus in the late morning of Saturday, Aug. 29.

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Author Daniel Ally Speaks to Falls Church Rotary Club

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THE AUGUST 20 Falls Church Rotary meeting speaker, Daniel Ally, is shown next to his wife Shivanee on the left and the Rotary Club’s newest member, Rene Calandria second from right with the club vice president, Erica Brouillette, on the right. Daniel, whose talk was entitled “Only Do Big Things,” […]

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Vice President Quayle’s Home Up for Auction

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by Kate Karstens On Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m., the estate of the former Vice President, Dan Quayle, will be the item for purchase at an on-site auction. The 4,500 sq. ft. home sits on 1.84 acres of land on a corner lot, surrounded by the wooded hills of […]

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Letters to the Editor: Won’t Stick Around If F.C. Becomes Tysons III

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Letters to the Editor: September 3 – 9, 2015   Won’t Stick Around If F.C. Becomes Tysons III Editor, Rational responses to earlier News-Press front page articles gave me solace when your publication served once again as the unofficial propaganda arm of all things development in Falls Church City. The concerns […]

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Mason Fall Sports Teams Gear Up for the Season

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by Liz Lizama While George Mason’s high school fall sports program saw its share of wins and losses last year, the Mustangs have all been hard at work to make the upcoming season a stronger one. The field hockey and volleyball teams already kicked off their seasons. The football and […]

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Guest Commentary: Interstate 66, Metro & the City of Falls Church

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By Paul Barkley Regarding the News-Press August 20 article about Falls Church’s “1980’s Anti-Development Bias,” allow me to dispel a common misconception about how the Metro Orange line bypassed the City of Falls Church. For the record, the city did not fight to keep Metro out of Falls Church. They […]

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Herring Announces Bid for Re-Election

September 2, 2015 7:53 PM0 comments

Ending speculation that he may seek to run for governor of Virginia in 2017, Virginia’s Democratic attorney general Mark Herring announced yesterday that he will seek re-election to his current post. This means that Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam will probably be the Democratic front runner seeking the governor’s job in […]

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