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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion

August 20, 2015 12:59 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: August 20 – 26, 2015   F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion Editor, The opposition to the proposed expansion of Mt. Daniel Elementary School has important aspects that have not been properly discussed in the News-Press. It should not be a surprise if the […]

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Encore Chorale Invites Seniors to Join the Chorus

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Registration is now open for some of Encore Chorale’s Northern Virginia senior chorales. All of the chorales begin rehearsals in the beginning of September. The chorales welcoming new members are the Alexandria Encore Chorale, Langston Brown Encore Chorale, Lansdowne Woods of Virginia Encore Chorale, Potomac Arts Academy at George Mason University Encore Chorale […]

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Falls Church City Schools Launching STEAM Volunteer Network

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Falls Church City Public Schools is launching a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Volunteer Network this fall and is in need of professionals with a wide range of expertise in those fields who have an interest in working with teachers. Those who are interested in volunteering only need to […]

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Republican Show to Remain on FCC-TV

August 19, 2015 6:28 PM0 comments

A move to take off the air the “Northern Virginia Republican” show produced by Jim Parmelee telecast on over 40 Virginia cable systems, including all in Northern Virginia, has been reversed and the show will remain on the Falls Church Cable TV system, the City’s Republican committee has reported. The […]

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Va. Class Sizes Ballooning, Report Says

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In Prince William County, middle and high school class sizes have ballooned from 21 kids to 30 kids, and there’s been talk there of ending full-day kindergarten, according to a new report from the Richmond-based Commonwealth Institute. Despite a state budget surplus, it reports, in Norfolk, there are school buildings […]

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Webb Appointed to Juvenile Justice Committee

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Falls Church School Board member Lawrence L. Webb has been appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to an Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, the governor’s office announced Monday. Webb, who is a senior recruiter at Bowie State University, has formerly served a term on the Falls Church City Council.

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Concert Commemorating End of WWII Slated for Aug. 16

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Dean Martin’s daughter and pops singer Deana Martin and tenor Daniel Rodriguez were the featured guest at a concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Aug. 16 at Schlesinger Concert Hall on the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College. The concert was presented by the […]

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Workhouse Arts Hosts Nature’s Best Photo Exhibit

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The Workhouse Arts Center is hosting nature photography exhibit from now through Oct. 1. From the award-winning magazine, Nature’s Best Photography, the semi-annual magazine showcases the art of nature photography by professionals, amateur and young photographers from around the globe. Twenty eight photographs will be on view, selected by Steve Freligh, Nature’s […]

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Crime: Man Arrested for Weapon Possession & Intent to Distribute Heroin, Marijuana

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A man was arrested for possession with intent to distribute both marijuana and heroin as well as possession of a firearm while driving under the influence on West Broad Street in Falls Church, according to the latest F.C. Crime Report. The 22-year-old Alexandria man was arrested last Saturdayafter police stopped his vehicle […]

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Master Gardeners Hosting Veggie Gardening ClinicV

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Arlington/Alexandria will present a program called Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening: Extending Your Harvest on Aug. 25 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Fairlington Community Center, located at 3308 Stafford St., Arlington. Another session of the same program will be presented on Aug. […]

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