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Guest Commentary: Falls Church City: Just a Little Bit Quirky?

March 5, 2015 10:55 AM0 comments

By Ken Feltman First, thank you to Peg Willingham, chair of the Falls Church City Democrats, for her kind words about the GOP in her Feb. 26 News-Press Commentary. The simple fact is, without her predecessor, Betty Coll, the Community Issues Forum would never have become reality. Today, over a […]

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Mason’s Thomas Celebrates Another Winning Season

10:30 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School girls varsity basketball 2014-15 season ended last Tuesday after falling 46-56 to Robert E. Lee High School of Staunton in the Virginia High School League’s 2A East regional tournament. While Mason was eliminated in the first round, the girls program is no […]

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‘The Jungle Book’ Opens at Creative Cauldron Tomorrow

9:24 AM0 comments

Creative Cauldron scenic designer Margie Jervis paints one of the masks for the wolf pack in The Learning Theater’s production of “The Jungle Book.” The show, a musical adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic, opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 S. Maple St., Falls […]

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F.C. City Schools Closed Thursday, City Government Closes at Noon

12:48 AM0 comments

City of Falls Church Public Schools will be closed Thursday, March 5, as a winter storm is expected to drop up to eight inches of snow on the area. F. C. City government offices, including the Mary Riley Styles public library and Community Center, will close at noon and both […]

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Planners Djan, Hockenberry, Teates Re-Appointed

March 4, 2015 9:31 PM0 comments

Three of the seven-member Falls Church Planning Commission were reappointed by a unanimous vote of the Falls Church City Council last week. Kwafo Djan, Lindy Hockenberry and Melissa Teates were all appointed to new terms running through Dec. 31, 2018. New board and commission appointments went to Bob Young and […]

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New Gardner Trial Dates Set Sept. 21 & Nov. 30

9:29 PM0 comments

The dates for new trials of Falls Church resident Michael Gardner were set in the Arlington Circuit Court yesterday on Sept. 21 for new charges of child molestation brought last year, and on Nov. 30 for a re-trial of the case where his earlier conviction on three counts of child […]

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Beyer Appointed to Joint Economic Committee

9:27 PM0 comments

Freshman U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, the Falls Church businessman and past Chamber of Commerce president who was elected in November to represent the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, has been appointed by his party leadership to the prestigious and important bicameral Joint Economic Committee, […]

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News-Press to Sponsor F.C Job Fair Aug. 11

9:25 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press will sponsor and host a Job Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 11, designed to bring together prospective employers and employees to share information and conversation. The event will be held at the Best Western at Route 50 by Annandale Road. While there will be a cost of […]

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Editorial: Kick Ayn Rand Out Of Falls Church

8:59 PM4 comments

To paraphrase a real estate agent quoted elsewhere in this edition, “There are two things that people recoil from: new ideas and higher taxes.” In both cases, immediate knee-jerk reactions need to be tempered by a deliberate exercise of reason, something that seems to be in short supply in national […]

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Mustang Boys Basketball Season Comes to an End

7:32 PM0 comments

by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School varsity boys basketball season came to an end this Tuesday with a 64-52 home loss to Brunswick High School in the Virginia 2A East quarterfinals. Mason’s Mustangs led 9-5 at the end of the first quarter, but the Brunswick Bulldogs closed the […]

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