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Man Injured in Falls Church Fire Caused by Computer

November 23, 2015 11:31 AM0 comments

A man suffered non-life threatening injuries in an Falls Church fire caused by a computer in the basement of the man’s home in the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 22, according to a press release from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke coming from the door at […]

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Critter Corner: T-Rex and Tuco

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HERE ARE T-Rex and Tuco. They are both 4-year-old pit bull mixes who love to play, cuddle, and give lots of kisses. Although they are not blood brothers, they were raised together and are inseparable. T-Rex loves massages, while Tuco would much rather play catch all day, and then retire […]

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F.C. Community Center Hosts Holiday Craft Show

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The Falls Church Community Center is hosting its annual two-day holiday craft show on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m and Sunday, Dec. 6, from. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 223 Little Falls St., Falls Church. More than 50 crafters and merchants will have their wares for […]

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Doodlehopper 4 Kids Holding Holiday Donation Drives

November 20, 2015 4:00 PM0 comments

Doodlehopper 4 Kids, located at 228 & 234 W. Broad Street, is hosting two donation drives for the holiday season. The children’s toy store will be accepting new, unwrapped toys now through Thursday, Dec. 10 for Toys for Tots. Also, the store will be accepting new and gently used books […]

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Church 5K to Close Roads in Falls Church Saturday

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A 5K run by Columbia Baptist Church will results in a number of road closures in Falls Church on Saturday morning. Starting at 6:30 a.m., roadblocks will be set up at the streets listed below. The 5K run and 3K walk begins at 8 a.m. and road closures are expected to reopen […]

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F.C. Greek Orthodox Church Honors Nick Larigakis

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The Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, located in Falls Church, honored Nick Larigakis, president of the American Hellenic Institute with the Community Service Award at its annual dinner gala on Sunday, Nov. 8. Father Konstantinos A. Pavlakos and Jim Stoucker, Parish Council president, presented Larigakis, who currently serves as vice […]

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Creative Cauldron Presents Madeline and the Gypsies

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Creative Cauldron is ringing in the holidays with its production of “Madeline and the Gypsies,” a musical adaptation of the classic book by the author/illustrator Ludwig Bemelmans. The show opens on Friday, Dec. 4 and runs through Sunday, Dec. 27. Matt Conner directed and choreographed the production, Barry Kornhauser adapted the book […]

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F.C. Residents, Cancer Survivors Embark on Costly Journey to Parenthood

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by Liz Lizama The cost to just become parents could reach nearly $75,000 for one Falls Church couple, Matt and Heidi Cahill, both cancer survivors. Their journey to parenthood has proven challenging since Matt’s diagnosis of testicular cancer 10 years ago when he was just 22 years old. The two […]

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Mason Girls Cross-Country Team Finishes 4th at VHSL State Meet

November 19, 2015 1:00 PM0 comments

Making their 17th consecutive trip to the Virginia High School League state meet, the George Mason High School girls cross-country team ran against teams they’ve battled all season and ones they only see once a year. It was an exciting meet right through the final yards as girls from three […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press:

12:30 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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