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2 New F.C. Mixed Use Development Plans Floated

October 2, 2015 3:06 PM1 comment

Before the Economic Development committee of the Falls Church City Council last Thursday night, two new proposals for mixed use development projects were given a preliminary hearing. The first was submitted by Greystar LLC to the City Planning Department calling for a 10 story, age restricted apartment building of 178 […]

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Mustangs Volleyball Defeats Reigning District Champions

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by Matt Delaney George Mason High School’s volleyball team continues to be red-hot as they extended their win streak to six matches after a dramatic victory against reigning Bull Run District champion Madison County by a score of 3-1 (25-9, 25-10, 20-25, 25-23) at home on Sept. 29. The fourth […]

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Local Doctor Leads Lung Cancer Study Initiative

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Dr. Sandeep Khandhar, surgical director of a CVTSA thoracic, surgical director of thoracic oncology at Inova in Falls Church, is one of the leading doctors of a global cancer study initiative aiming to determine some of the best medical technologies to help patients. Khandhar is working on Medtronic’s Minimally Invasive Therapies […]

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Volunteers Sought for F.C. Fall Community Clean Up

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Volunteers are being sought to clean up the City of Falls Church on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. – noon and keep litter out of the City’s waterways. Citizens or groups can request any area of town to clean up or be assigned an area of town the day […]

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8th Annual Halloween Store Window Painting Starts Oct. 10

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Artists of all ages will be gathering around the city starting Saturday, Oct. 10 to paint the windows of local businesses during the 8th Annual Halloween Store Window Painting Festival, which will take place October 10, 11 and 17. Last year more than 100 painters took part in the spooky […]

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Guest Commentary: Predatory Lending is Out of Control in Virginia

October 1, 2015 11:10 AM2 comments

By Scott A. Surovell Last month, Attorney General Mark Herring noted that Virginia was becoming known as the predatory lending capital of the East Coast. Predatory loans have exploded in Virginia. In 2009, the General Assembly capped pay day loans at 36 percent. Payday lenders claimed they couldn’t make money […]

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Letters to the Editor: Execution of Intellectually Disabled Inmate is Wrong

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Letters to the Editor: October 1 -7, 2015   Execution of Intellectually Disabled Inmate is Wrong Editor, Our Commonwealth is preparing to commit an irreversible wrong: the execution of Mr. Alfredo Prieto on Thursday, October 1, at 9 p.m. Mr. Prieto, who has been found to have IQ scores of […]

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Editorial: Nats’ Humorless, Horrible Season

September 30, 2015 5:08 PM1 comment

This being the last week of major league baseball’s regular season brings bitter sweet sorrow for true baseball fans, and our annual opportunity to editorialize about the sport. While all the media and pundits refer to the clash between the Washington Nationals’ Jonathan Papelbon and Bryce Harper last Sunday as […]

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Urban Agriculture Symposium Slated for October 3

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Urban Agriculture Symposium, a day of workshops and discussions about growing food in urban areas for personal use or for sale, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Fairlington Community Center, located at 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Topics that […]

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George Mason HS Hosts Google Educational Summit

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George Mason High School will play host again this year to the Second Annual EdTechTeam Northern Virginia Summit on November 7 & 8. The event will be focused on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. […]

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