Students Can Build A Robot at Mason’s New Makerstudio

September 9, 2015 11:18 AM0 comments

An old space in the library at George Mason High School has a new purpose, or possibly thousands of new purposes, and has opened along with the start of the new school year.

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F.C. Council Votes 4-3 to Move Revamped Mason Row Plan to Boards

September 8, 2015 10:07 PM27 comments

After a long, tedious presentation and debate at its first post-Labor Day work session Tuesday night, the Falls Church City Council was without a consensus, so was forced to revert to a voice vote of 4-3 to waste no more time and send the latest iteration of the Spectrum Developers’ Mason Row mixed-use project directly to its volunteer boards and commissions for review prior to a final vote on whether to approve the 4.3-acre project later this fall.

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F.C. Police Seek Information on 2 Separate Robberies

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Two businesses located in Falls Church City were robbed over the Labor Day weekend, the Falls Church Police Department said in a press release on Monday.

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Fairfax NAACP Joins Fight to Change the Name of Stuart HS

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s Fairfax County branch publicly announced on Sept. 6 that it is partnering with the two groups, Students for Change and Alumni for Change, who are seeking to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School to Thurgood Marshall High School.

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2007 Mason Grad Jeremiah Upton Loved Science, Family

September 4, 2015 4:32 PM1 comment

  UPDATE: This article has been updated to include Jeremiah Upton’s cause of death. Jeremiah Upton, a 2007 graduate of George Mason High School, died as the result of a seizure on Monday, Aug. 31 at his family’s home in Meadows Place, Tx. He was born on Saturday, Aug. 26, 1989 […]

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Suspect Apprehended for Alleged Sexual Assault of Woman on Bus in Falls Church

September 3, 2015 4:25 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Police reported that they arrested Tracy E. Lewis, 48, of Alexandria, on Wednesday, Sept. 2, for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a commuter bus in the late morning of Saturday, Aug. 29.

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Local Architects & New Home Builders Talk Future Proofing Homes

September 4, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

Mark Coupard, architect and founder of the Falls Church-based Coupard Architects & Builders, said, with a chuckle, that he spent a couple hours in front of the TV watching “The Jetsons” when he was a kid. But he says, despite not being able to predict what’s coming in the future, […]

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S. West Street Work to Begin Sept. 8

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Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times as work on the S. West Street roadbed reconstruction is due to commence next Tuesday, Sept. 8, and continue for two to three weeks, the City of F.C. has announced. Parking will be temporarily restricted on both sides of the […]

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Herring Announces Bid for Re-Election

September 2, 2015 7:53 PM0 comments

Ending speculation that he may seek to run for governor of Virginia in 2017, Virginia’s Democratic attorney general Mark Herring announced yesterday that he will seek re-election to his current post. This means that Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam will probably be the Democratic front runner seeking the governor’s job in […]

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Matt Smith & Classic Boats on CBS Sunday Morning

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Falls Church’s own Matt Smith, CEO of SmithGifford on W. Jefferson St., had pearls of wisdom to share on CBS Sunday morning last week concerning his latest love, the revival of interest in old fashioned wooden pleasure boats. He was interviewed equating the pre-fiberglass boats to “grand pianos on the […]

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