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Mason Girls Cross-Country Wins District Championship

October 30, 2014 10:02 AM0 comments

The first step for the cross country post-season took place last Wednesday at Rappahannock County High School with the Bull Run District meet. The Mustang girls placed first with six runners in the top 14, and the boys were third with two placing in the top 14. The top seven […]

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Mustang Field Hockey Earns Spot in Conference 24 Final with 1-0 Win Over Northampton High School

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by Ian Graig George Mason High School’s varsity field hockey team took an 11-3 regular-season record into the Conference 24 playoffs on Tuesday night. The Mustangs, who are seeded second in the conference bracket, took on the third-seeded Northampton High School Yellow Jackets and emerged with a hard-fought and exciting […]

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Refugee Blanket Drive Begins Nov. 1

October 29, 2014 9:50 PM0 comments

For three weeks beginning Nov. 1, the City of Falls Church will participate in a refugee blanket collection drive to deliver blankets to refugees from Syria and ISIS controlled areas of Iraq who’ve sought refuge in Turkey. According to a proclamation signed by Mayor David Tarter, it is “with the […]

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Tennis Courts Temporarily Torn Up

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The tennis courts behind the Falls Church Community Center are being torn up in order to place a stormwater retention cistern beneath them, it was reported Monday. Once the cistern is in place, the tennis courts will be brought back into service.

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Mason Row Plans Undergoing New Revisions

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The controversial large scale mixed use project at the corner of N. West and W. Broad Streets is undergoing yet another major revision in response to public concerns expressed to date, F.C. City Manager Wyatt Shields told the City Council Monday night. The new plan will be unveiled in mid-November […]

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Press Pass: Derek Fawcett

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Singer/songwriter Derek Fawcett is currently on his first extensive solo tour of the United States and Canada, promoting the release of his debut solo album Feel Better, which was released on Oct. 7. He spoke to News-Press the day after performing his entire new album at an intimate set in […]

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F.C. Chamber Hosting New Member Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 4

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The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting for prospective and new members on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The Chamber Orientation meeting is designed to help businesses understand the benefits of membership and how membership can help local businesses meet new clients and customers, […]

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Orso, Ireland’s 4 P’s Serving Free Food for Kids on Halloween

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Two restaurants are providing free meals for kids on Halloween, October 31. Pizzeria Orso (400 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) is offering kids under 10 a free item from the children’s menu for each house specialty or traditional pizza ordered from 4 – 8 p.m. at 400 S. Maple Avenue. […]

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The Front Porch Opens New Show Room

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The Front Porch has opened a new showroom at 817 W. Broad St., Falls Church. This is the third location for the independently owned and operated furniture rescue business. The original location at 920 W. Broad St., Falls Church is still accepting repairs, refinishing and upholstery jobs and adding a […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Chuy’s

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For the second time in the past 12 months, a Texas-based Tex-Mex restaurant has set up shop in Northern Virginia. Cyclone Anaya was the first, opening in Mosaic District last October, and now the Austin-based chain Chuy’s has begun its infiltration into the area with locations now open in Fairfax […]

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