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Providence Players Kick Off Season with ‘Calendar Girls’

September 25, 2015 3:29 PM0 comments

The Providence Players are set to kick off their 18th season with their production of Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls,” which opens on Friday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center, located at 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. Opening in the same week that the McLean Community […]

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23rd Annual Farm Day Will Feature Apple Cider Pressing

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The City of Falls Church’s 23rd Annual Farm Day, scheduled for Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., will feature apple cider pressing among the other activities celebrating farm life. Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue will once again play host of the event. Andrew Acosta & The New […]

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Baileys Crossroads Senior Citizen Missing, Police Say

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Fairfax County Police have asked for the public’s assistance in finding a senior citizen who went missing from the Baileys Crossroads area on Thursday.

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George Mason HS Class of ’65 Has 50-Year Reunion

September 24, 2015 2:37 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s Class of 1965, the first class to graduate from Mason after completing 12 years as Falls Church City students, is having its 50-year reunion this weekend. The class started first grade together at Mt. Daniel Elementary School when the school opened in 1953, though some of the students […]

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Guest Commentary: Anti-Development Letters Promote Misguided Fears

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By Richard McCommons I read with dismay recently, letters to the editor and an ad in the Falls Church News-Press expressing concerns regarding the demise of the quality of life in Falls Church: too many grocery stores, too many new people, too many new school children, too much new traffic, too […]

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Mustangs Volleyball Tops Central High School in Straight Sets

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by Matt Delaney In what was hinted at being a near-guaranteed victory by junior outside hitter Kate Karstens, she lived up to expectations as the George Mason High School varsity volleyball team handled the visiting Central High School Falcons in three straight sets (25-15, 25-13, 25-15) on Tuesday, Sept. 22. […]

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Luray Rushing Attack Too Strong for Mason Defense

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by Kate Karstens The George Mason varsity football team suffered a tough 12-7 home loss to Luray High School on Friday, Sept. 18, pushing the team to 1-2 on the season. The game was a defensive struggle on both sides, but the Luray rushing attack was too much for Mason […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Not Move Mt. Daniel To F.C. City Hall Site?

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Letters to the Editor: September 24 – 30, 2015   Why Not Move Mt. Daniel To F.C. City Hall Site? Editor, Upon the announcement of another request for deferral of the Fairfax County Planning Commission vote, I felt compelled to write. At a recent PTA meeting, Dr. Toni Jones was asked when […]

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Falls Church EDA Proposes New Pocket Park

September 23, 2015 6:11 PM0 comments

Michael Novotny, the chair of the Falls Church Economic Development Authority came before the F.C. City Council Monday to outline alternatives for sprucing up a small City-owned parcel of land in the downtown area which, he proposed, would go hand-in-hand with existing City plans to improve the walkability, looks and […]

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VPIS Announces Fall Tree Planting Schedule

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Falls Church tree planting volunteers will have a robust planting list this fall, according to a statement released by the F.C. Village Preservation and Improvement Society this week. Each event will begin with a brief demonstration and refreshments before teams fan out to plant trees. Dirt-friendly clothes, boots or heavy […]

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