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Crime Report: 3 DUIs, 3 Drunk in Public Arrests Over Holiday Weekend

July 7, 2015 1:50 PM0 comments

There were several alcohol-related offenses over the holiday weekend in the City of Falls Church, according to the latest F.C. crime report, with three reported incidents of public drunkenness and three DUIs along. Also in this week’s report, a few larcenies of construction-related items, a stolen phone, a stolen bike and an Eden […]

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‘Homicide Hunter’ Star to Emcee Crime Solvers Race

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Fairfax County Crime Solvers announced last week that Lt. Joe Kenda, star of Investigation Discovery’s “Homicide Hunters,” will be the emcee of the 3rd Annual Crime Solvers 5k: A Race Against Crime. Kenda will wish the runners well at the start of the race and sign autographs for attendees after the […]

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BalletNova Adult Dance Program Slated for Mid-August

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The third annual BalletNova Summer Intensive Workshop for Adults will be held this Aug. 13 – 16 at the organization’s dance studio, located at 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church. The class, intended for advanced beginner to intermediate dance students, will last from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for four […]

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Creative Cauldron Summer Cabaret Series Starts This Weekend

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The Summer Cabaret Series at Creative Cauldron, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church, kicks off this weekend with a pair of performances from Three for a Song. Three for a Song’s show, “Breaking Bad: Sinful Songs from the 20s and 30s,” is described as “equal parts double-entendre, sexy, […]

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Playdate Cafe Opens at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

July 6, 2015 4:19 PM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library is starting its summertime Playdate Cafe this Friday, July 10, from 10 – 11 a.m. in the library’s conference room. The library, located at 120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church, will be offering coffee for the adults who bring their children in to play. There […]

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F.C. Resident to Shave Head for Cancer Fundraiser

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Corey Haynes, a Falls Church resident currently serving in the Peace Corps in Nicaragua, plans to shave her head this December as part of a fundraiser organized by St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research. Haynes, who is nearing her one-year anniversary in Nicaragua, and her teammate and friend […]

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Innovation Health Bags Over 200 Lunches for Local Students

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The Falls Church-based Innovation Health bagged over 200 lunches for students at Pine Spring Elementary School’s summer programs last Tuesday. The effort is part of the company’s ongoing support for the school, which has an over 60 percent poverty rate. The lunches served as weekend food bags for the students […]

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PHOTOS: F.C. Celebrates Independence Day Again with Readings, Fireworks

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The City of Falls Church celebrated Independence Day on Saturday by carrying two City traditions – the Independence Day readings sponsored by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society and the July 4th Celebration at George Mason High School, which was sponsored by the City.

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Critter Corner: Hope

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This is Hope, a Korean Jindo mix and one of 23 dogs who were recently rescued from a meat farm in South Korea by Humane Society International in partnership with an alliance of Northern Virginia animal shelters, including Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Animal Welfare League of Alexandria and Fairfax […]

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Editorial: Why F.C.’s Church Battle Mattered

July 4, 2015 9:50 AM8 comments

So we see with the wildly contrasting remarks by contesting Falls Church religious leaders, reported in this edition, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling expanding the definition of marriage to include same sex couples: the fierce competition between the two flocks vying for control of the historic […]

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