Expelled from Historic Falls Church, Anglican Defectors Buy New Site

June 18, 2015 4:39 PM10 comments

The Falls Church Anglican, the large congregation of defectors from the Episcopal Church denomination who occupied but was eventually forced by the courts to vacate the historic Falls Church site on S. Washington St., has bought a new five-acre location at 6565 Arlington Blvd. within a mile of its former site in Fairfax County.

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Arlington Seeks Ballston Mall Upgrade

June 17, 2015 7:05 PM0 comments

The Arlington County Board last week instructed the county manager to explore options for creating a public-private partnership with owner Forest City Enterprises to redevelop the aging Ballston Common Mall. The board directed the manager to report back to the board with an outline of a possible agreement within the […]

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New Health Coverage Popular, Jones Says

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Some rumblings that the new health care coverage plan for Falls Church City Schools and government employees has pared back the depth of coverage for some are not true, according to Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones. In comments to the News-Press this week, Dr. Jones said the vast majority of employees […]

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Saslaw, Simon Report on Virginia Economic Bounce

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The $422 million surplus over expectations in the $20 billion Virginia state budget reflects a combination of a mild economic recovery here, in spite of federal government spending cuts, but also the aggressive pro-business efforts of Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Falls Church’s State Senator Richard Saslaw told the monthly luncheon of […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Catcalling & Makerspace

June 18, 2015 1:10 PM1 comment

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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The Class of 2015

June 17, 2015 6:50 PM0 comments

The traditional ringing of the bell by each graduate concluded again this year the commencement ceremony for George Mason High School at historic DAR Constitution Hall in downtown Washington, D.C. Wednesday night.

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Krizek Wins Democratic Primary

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A WINNER IN ONE of the numerous surprisingly contested Democratic primaries in Northern Virginia last week was Paul Krizek (left), running for delegate in the 44th District of Alexandria/Mt. Vernon. He now is preparing for the November general election. He is shown here with his campaign manager Thomas Bowman.

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Performers Rock Cherry Hill At Tinner Hill Blues Festival

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Performers and Blues lovers from across the nation converged on Cherry Hill Park on Saturday for the 22nd Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival. Performers included Selwyn Birchwood, Shirleta Settles & Friends and Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers. Check out our gallery of photos from the event below.

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VDOT Plan to Add Tolls to I-66 Gets Tough Reception

June 16, 2015 9:00 PM10 comments

The plans cooked up for Interstate 66 inside the Beltway by the Virginia Department of Transportation were presented at a heavily-attended public meeting at the Henderson Middle School in Falls Church Tuesday night, and left the audience more than a little unsettled, based on the comments and grumblings from many there.

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Orange and White Cat Found on Sherrow Avenue

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Frances Seay of Sherrow Avenue found this orange and white cat on on her street and reached out to the News-Press because, as she reported, a woman came down the street a few weeks ago looking for a lost orange and white cat. If you are the owner of this […]

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