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Editorial: What Will Foust Do for Mt. Daniel?

August 5, 2015 6:50 PM3 comments

Knowing what kind of rise it would get out of just about everybody, the Washington Post’s coverage yesterday of a preliminary set of options put out by a 36-member citizen task force on how to shave from $50 to $100 million from the Fairfax County Schools’ budget, focused its big […]

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Mason Grad Violet Miller Joins Teach for America

1:31 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens George Mason High School graduate Violet Miller has been chosen to join Teach for America’s 25th Anniversary Corps. A 2011 graduate of Mason and 2015 graduate of the University of Richmond, Miller will teach in Greater New Orleans- Louisiana Delta. Miller will join a group of 50,000 […]

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Fairfax Board of Supervisors Recognizes Homestretch

11:30 AM0 comments

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation to Homestretch for 25 years of service to the community on August 4. The proclamation aimed to congratulate the non profit for their work transitioning homeless families to self-sufficiency in the Northern Virginia area. The proclamation specifically mentioned a George Mason […]

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J.E.B. Stuart High School Hosts Resource Fair

10:30 AM1 comment

UPDATE: This original version of this report has been corrected to reflect that the resources fair lasts from 2 – 7 p.m., not from 2 –4 p.m., as originally reported. by Kate Karstens J.E.B. Stuart High School will host a back to school resource fair on Aug. 19, from 2 […]

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Crime Report: Shoplifting at CVS, Victory Comics; Bike Stolen Off Gibson Street

August 4, 2015 5:26 PM0 comments

In Little City thievery, there were five incidents reported in the Falls Church Crime Report over the last two weeks. According to the report, a man attempted to steal copper downspouts from a building on Park Avenue, a bicycle was taken off of Gibson Street, someone shoplifted at CVS, a […]

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Part of S. West St. Closed Starting August 5

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A roadbed reconstruction project on S. West Street officially starts in September, and a precursor to the project, which will repair part of the city’s stormwater facilities, begins on August 5, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church. Because of the project, which will last about […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

12:14 PM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Flor Baumann made the dean’s list at Pratt Institute. Rachel Croxton and Sarah Mellor made the dean’s list at Wake Forest University, where students must earn at […]

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F.C. Resident Erin Scranton Raises Assistance Dogs

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by Kate Karstens “She’s a hearing dog. They’re the smartest of all the service dogs,” Falls Church resident Erin Scranton whispered, as to not hurt the feelings of the other three dogs who live with her. Scranton was talking about Luna, a recent graduate of Canine Companions for Independence who […]

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Lewinsville Presbyterian Select Ramsay as Interim Pastor

9:30 AM0 comments

Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, located at 1724 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, has selected Rev. Scott Ramsay as their interim pastor. Ramsay will start next Monday, Aug. 10, and his first Sunday as pastor will be Sunday, Aug. 16. His wife, Rev. Laura Cunningham, is the pastor at Western Presbyterian Church in […]

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Sun and Moon Wins 1st Place at National Competition

August 3, 2015 4:30 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens A team from the Sun and Moon Taiji One tai chi schools in Falls Church and Bethesda won first place in the Synchronized Group Tai Chi competition at at the 2015 National Classics/China Open this past Saturday, Aug. 1. This is their third consecutive national title. The […]

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