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Community News & Notes

April 1, 2009 5:58 PM0 comments

W&OD Race Results Place Several F.C. Residents The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) 5K race, commemorating the trail’s 35th anniversary, was held last Saturday, March 28, and attracted 70 Falls Church denizens out of 450 runners.

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Falls Church City News Briefs

March 26, 2009 6:19 PM0 comments

F.C. Council OK’s Contract for Photo Red Lights The Falls Church City Council Monday voted 6-1 to award the contract for operation of its revived “Photo Red Light” system to American Traffic Solutions, Inc.

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Suddenly, A Hero

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Falls Church resident Jim Saulsbury suddenly found himself called on for heroic action around lunchtime this Monday. He was calmly walking beside the man-made lake on Fairview Park Drive when he heard a crash. A car had been t-boned by another and was meandering slowly toward the lake.

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Editorial: ‘Let Them Eat Cake!’

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There was an unsettling air of unreality that pervaded the Falls Church City Council meeting Monday night, the first that the Council held in an open business meeting to wrestle with the budget for the coming fiscal year.

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Letters to the Editor for Week of March 26 – April 1, 2009

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We Ignore History at Our Peril Editor, With respect to your March 19 editorial, “Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking,” I would like you to reconsider your sentiment that “history is not a big deal” and that it is best not to delve into history since it might be “unpleasant.”

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News from the Coffin Corner: Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report

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Thank You I want to thank everyone for their kind words and cards of condolence in the passing of my mother, Lillian Hull.

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Crime Report for March 17 – 23, 2009

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Drunkenness, 1200 blk. W Broad St., March 19, 12:17 a.m., police arrested a male, 47, of Alexandria, VA for DIP.

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Anything But Straight: The Pope is Not Pro-Life

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Signaling a meaningful change from President George W. Bush’s disastrous policies, the Obama administration last week endorsed a United Nations statement calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.

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Business News & Notes

March 25, 2009 10:54 PM0 comments

NEWS Three local sales associates with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in McLean have earned membership in the company’s President’s Club. Sandy Chee, Pam Milan, and Germaine Parra join the group of the top 13 percent of the more than 107,000 Coldwell Banker Sales Associates worldwide. For more information the McLean […]

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Picking Splinters: Into the Magic Mailbag

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Here it is, the second week of the tournament, and Cinderella’s ride to the ball is back to being a Halloween decoration. Goliath is peeling David off his heel and using his sling to pick his teeth.

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