Painkillers, Heroin Subject of April 13 Forum

April 1, 2015 7:33 PM0 comments

Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Services William A. Hazel Jr. will join Fairfax County community leaders, local experts and parents in a special April 13 forum to highlight Fairfax County’s current fight against painkiller abuse and heroin use that has reached epidemic levels across the nation, according to a […]

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Jackson Announces Retirement from AHDC

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Longtime Falls Church affordable housing advocate and Affordable Housing Development Corporation director Carol Jackson announced to a wide circle of friends and associates this week that she will be retiring from her position as of June 30, and that she and her husband, Charlie, will immediately move their home to […]

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F.C. Dem Committee, CBC Events in April

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Two successful Sunday evenings in April will offer receptions for supporters of the Falls Church Democratic Committee and the Citizens for a Better City. On April 12, the Democratic Committee will host its annual Jefferson Jackson Dinner with a traditional potluck supper at the F.C. Community Center that will feature […]

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Mason District’s Penny Gross Gets Primary Challenge for Re-Election

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For the first time since she was first elected in 1995 to her post as the Mason District’s representative on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Penelope A. “Penny” Gross is facing a Democratic primary challenge this spring.

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McLean High School Students Set to Perform ‘Laramie Project’

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While nearly two decades has passed since the tragic death of Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, the McLean High School Theatre Company brings the story of one of America’s most well-known anti-gay hate crimes to the stage with its production of Moisés Kaufman’s controversial “The Laramie Project” next week.

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Lanes Closed on W. Broad & Maple Ave. During Rush Hour Tuesday

March 31, 2015 3:34 PM0 comments

One lane in each direction on West Broad Street and Maple Avenue in the City of Falls Church are closed Tuesday afternoon and the resulting delays could extend into rush hour, the City of F.C. reports in a press release. City of F.C. Director of Communications Susan Finarelli told the News-Press the closures […]

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F.C.’s Mad Fox Nominated for Top Beer Program by Rammys

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Falls Church’s Mad Fox Brewing Company has been named a finalist for Beer Program of the Year by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington for the group’s annual “Rammy” awards to be held later this June. This is the third Rammy nomination for the Falls Church restaurant which was also up for best beer program […]

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Armed Prisoner Escapes from Inova Hospital, Captured by D.C. Police

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Washington, D.C. police have captured a 42-year-old prisoner who escaped from Inova Fairfax Hospital in the Falls Church-area of Fairfax Tuesday morning, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

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Fairfax County Public Schools Cuts Ribbon on New Marshall HS Building

March 30, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

The “new” George C. Marshall High School is so astonishing; it’s enough to make a senior citizen want to go back to high school. Really. Not only does it have a new state of the art library, it has new science, art, and business wings, and tennis courts, too, said […]

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F.C. Council, School Board Closed Meeting Monday to Mull Clark Plan

March 27, 2015 3:37 PM1 comment

The scheduled meeting of the Falls Church City Council on Monday, April 6, has been changed from a 7:30 p.m. start time to 9 p.m., and a behind-closed-doors closed session involving the Council and the F.C. School Board has been set for 7 p.m. that night for what has been […]

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