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City of F.C. Schools Closed Thursday, Government Open

February 26, 2015 8:31 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools and all day care activities are closed Thursday, plus all morning Rec and Parks activities have been cancelled due to the snowfall early this morning.

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Saslaw Lethal Injection Bill Defeated

February 25, 2015 5:56 PM0 comments

A bill filed by State Sen. Richard Saslaw (D-Fairfax/Falls Church) that would have added secrecy to the drugs used in Virginia’s lethal injection executions was defeated Tuesday afternoon in the House of Delegates. SB 1393 would have allowed the Department of Corrections to make and enter into contracts with an […]

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Editorial: Sharpe’s Sports Safety Ideas

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Special kudos this week go to long-time Falls Church School Board (and former City Council) member Kieran Sharpe for his bold and visionary, if unsuccessful, efforts to persuade his School Board colleagues to adopt some important new safety provisions for students in athletic programs. His first was to call for […]

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Fisher Gallery Features ‘In and of the Land’ Through March 29

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The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center’s Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College is featuring paintings by Clive Pates and ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates now through March 29. The exhibition, called “In and of the Land,” […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse Hosting Genealogy Talk

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The Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue is hosting a genealogy tea and talk for those intrigued by their family history on Sunday, March 22, from 1 – 3 p.m. Deane Dierksen will be discussing how to investigate ancestry and begin assembling a family tree. The Farmhouse is inviting […]

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Virginia Sun Wins F.C. Rotary Club’s Speech Contest

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Virginia Sun (second from left) and her mother, Jessica Sun (second from right) are shown holding Virginia’s first place award certificate flanked by contest chair, Joe Scheibeler (left), and Rotary Club president Greg Viola following the Falls Church Rotary Speech Contest at the Harvest Moon Restaurant last Thursday. Virginia received […]

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Linda Lowery’s Babies Scream at Gallery Underground

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Painter and drawer Linda Lowery will be the featured artist in Gallery Underground’s Focus Gallery starting next Monday, March 2, when her Screaming Babies exhibition goes up. The show, featuring large portraits with a close-up views of the raw emotion of babies, is the product of Lowery’s work of rendering […]

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Second Va. State Trooper Hit By Car on I-66

February 24, 2015 3:48 PM0 comments

UPDATE: This report has been updated to incorporate new information from the Virginia State Police department about this afternoon’s accident. Another Virginia State Police trooper was injured after getting hit by a car in Northern Virginia today. At around 2 p.m. today a trooper was out of his car on a stop on the shoulder […]

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Crime Report: Lots of Stealing Going on in Falls Church

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Lots and lots of stealing going on in Falls Church last week, led by an armed robbery of Apple Federal Credit Union on Saturday. Other incidents include two burglaries at Eden Center, an iPhone stolen from Taco Bell, trading cards taken from Anime Pavilion, gift cards taken from Falls Church Presbyterian […]

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Local Community Center Reschedules Black History Program

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James Lee Community Center’s black history program “The Legacy Continues” has been rescheduled from last Saturday, Feb. 21, to this Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 – 6 p.m. due to the snow storm on Saturday. The program will consist of a screening of the video “Life and Legacy,” followed by a […]

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