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November 19, 2015 11:42 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 19 – 25, 2015   Fairfax Water Responds To Eminent Domain News Editor, This letter is in response to the article entitled “Fairfax Water Reveals Plan to Condemn Mosaic-Area Land.” As usual, you have failed to gather the facts prior to writing an article in […]

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Mustangs Comeback for Regional Tourney Win

11:00 AM0 comments

by Kate Karstens The 42-28 comeback victory for the George Mason varsity football team in their first round of the Regional Tournament was an apt desciption of the Mustangs’ entire season. After a rocky start against Luray and Sidwell Friends, Mason has steadily increased their record to 8-3 and their […]

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Guest Commentary: Making Speech & Debate a Priority at George Mason

10:37 AM0 comments

By Beth Smith If I could collect a dollar for every time I’ve heard that phrase uttered by a George Mason High School parent, I would be a rich woman. So…to what am I referring? Until two years ago, George Mason did not have a speech and debate team. That […]

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Family Discovery Series Continues at Mt. Daniel ES

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The Family Discovery Series continues at Mount Daniel Elementary School tonight from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The theme of the event is Science with Nocturnal Creatures and the guest speaker will be Leslie Sturges, who will have bats from Bat World. Children and their families will be able to design a […]

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State ACLU Supports McAuliffe on Syrian Refugees

November 18, 2015 7:49 PM0 comments

Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, executive director of the Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, issued a statement yesterday hailing the stand taken by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe not to try to stop Syrian refugees from relocating to Virginia, even as dozens of governors of other states have done otherwise. […]

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Del. Simon Denounces Efforts to Block Syrian Refugees

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“Shame on Virginia House of Delegates Majority Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo (R), Deputy Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R), Delegate Greg Habeeb (R), and Delegate Manoli Loupassi (R) who have written a letter to the Governor threatening to introduce legislation to block the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Virginia,” said State […]

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F.C. Treasurer Issues Blue City Decal Reminder

7:48 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Treasurer Jody Acosta issued a statement Wednesday reminding residents that all cars, trucks, and motorcycles normally garaged within the City must be registered and clearly display a 2016 blue City decal as of Monday, Nov. 16. She noted that the City’s parking enforcement officer will ticket […]

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Editorial: Planning Commission’s Classless Act

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A minority of three (out of seven appointed members) of the Falls Church Planning Commission acted in a shameful fashion Monday night to prevent the full membership of their body from participating in one of the more important votes in their history. As a result, they were able to defeat […]

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Stuart HS Students Attend Leadership Workshop

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The officers and leaders of J.E.B. Stuart High School’s SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA Virginia State Leadership Training Workshop, which was held at the SkillsUSA National Headquarters in Leesburg. Other student chapters from the Northern region attended the workshop. The officers participated in a full day of leadership development and […]

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Stuart HS Gears Up for Pancakes with Papa Claus Event

2:49 PM0 comments

J.E.B. Stuart High School’s Stuart Leadership is hosting its Pancakes with Papa Claus event, which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 8 – 11 a.m., according to an email sent to the News-Press by Daniel Villegas, Stuart’s student body vice president. Admission for the event is $10 for […]

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