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F.C. Native Helps Open Farmstead Cheese Facility

May 18, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

Tom Pyne, a Falls Church City native who graduated from George Mason High School in 2004, is the co-owner of Twenty Paces, a farmstead cheese production and processing that was announced as a recipient of a grant from Virginia Governor Terry McAullife’s office late last month. He owns the business, […]

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Greater F.C. Veterans Councils Hosts Benefit Program

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The Greater Falls Church Veterans Council is hosting a program next Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. that will provide veterans with information about how to receive benefits entitled to them as a result of their service in the armed forces. Veterans can receive assistance with disability claims and get […]

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Critter Corner: Parapa

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THIS IS PARAPA, one of a herd of goats hired by the Anacostia Watershed Society last spring to get rid of the kudzu and other nonnative plants that grow along the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia Watershed…by eating it!

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Virginia Tech NoVa Center Opens 3D Maker Lab

May 15, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama As new technologies continue to emerge, Virginia Tech’s Northern Virginia Center jumped on the opportunity to connect students, faculty and the local community with tools for 3D design and 3D printing. This spring, the Northern Virginia campus in West Falls Church launched its first Maker Lab after […]

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F.C. Man Arrested and Charged with Abduction

May 14, 2015 2:11 PM0 comments

Detectives for the Fairfax County Police Department arrested Elmer Moises Nieto Lara, 28, of the Falls Church area of Fairfax County and charged him with abduction with the intent to defile.

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Guest Commentary: No Need for New City of F.C. High School Redux

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By Lou Mauro In February of this year, I sent to the responsible Falls Church City and F.C. school officials an email memorandum explaining the reasons why I believe the City should not authorize construction of a new high school to replace the existing George Mason High School. On March […]

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Easter Seals Award Celebrated at Council Meeting

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THE EASTER SEALS Child Development Center of Northern Virginia, a Falls Church-based organization that offers services, education, outreach and advocacy for people living with autism and other disabilities, received the Excellence in Institutional Development award from the Urban Land Institute, the institute announced last Thursday. The recognition was part of […]

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Mason Girls Soccer Plays Final Regular Season Game Tonight

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by Liz Lizama With one regular season game remaining, the George Mason High School varsity girls soccer team remains undefeated at 15-0 after notching two more wins this past week. The Mustangs beat Manassas Park High School 9-0 last Friday and Rappahannock County High School 9-1 on Tuesday. On Friday, […]

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F.C. Girl Scouts Report to City Council

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MEMBERS OF GIRL SCOUT Troop 676 split into two groups to present findings from their community work to the City Council Monday night. Here, Camilla Hill, Caroline Sharard, Fran O’Brien, Greta Hermann, Lily Ramirez and Megan Clinton reported safety problems at crosswalks near Thomas Jefferson Elementary, especially at the Seaton […]

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Jessie Thackrey Preschool Officially Opens

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FALLS CHURCH’S NEW Jesse Thackrey Preschool was officially opened on N. Cherry Street with a ribbon cutting featuring Falls Church A-List dignitaries, including School Board and City Council members Tuesday night. The completion of a major renovation allowed for the opening of the new facility.

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