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Letters to the Editor: Support Our School Staff & Keep Them Here in F.C.

February 26, 2015 9:52 AM7 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 26 – March 4, 2015   Support Our School Staff & Keep Them Here in F.C. Editor, Alarm bells rang for me when I read one detail about some of the FY 2016 budget scenarios for our Falls Church City Public Schools: Certain versions of […]

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Mason International Dinner Slated for March 4

9:30 AM0 comments

George Mason High School’s annual International Dinner will be held next Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the school’s Mustang Cafe, located at 7130 Leesburg Pike. The dinner, an evening of family fun, food and entertainment and celebration of the City’s diversity, will be hosted by Mason’s […]

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

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

4:51 PM0 comments

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

4:32 PM0 comments

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

12:00 PM0 comments

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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