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Our Man in Arlington

August 27, 2014 1:14 PM0 comments

One of Arlington’s coziest coffee hangouts is the independent Java Shack, which offers dark liquid charms on Franklin Street near the Courthouse. When I popped by, however, it was not merely to sip the brew but to consult the owner, Dale Roberts, as part of my ongoing study of one […]

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Man Exposes Himself to Girl on Parker Avenue

August 26, 2014 11:36 PM0 comments

A man in a minivan exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl who was walking in the City of Falls Church Monday morning, police reported in a press release Tuesday night. The incident occurred on Parker Avenue near Irving Street.

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Crime Report: Man Arrested for Child Neglect, Destruction of Property at Lesly’s Restaurant

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A 40-year old Rockville man was arrested for child neglect, destruction of property and public drunkenness at Lesly’s Restaurant in Falls Church last Friday, according to the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report released today. Other alcohol-related incidents in the report include two more arrests for public drunkenness (one at the […]

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ISIS Needs To Be Eradicated

1:45 PM0 comments

After the Cold War there was hope for a new order – one of peace and prosperity.

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7 Corners Task Force to Consider Revision to Avoid F.C. Altogether

August 25, 2014 1:06 PM0 comments

The chair of the Seven Corners Revitalization Task Force and Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross told the News-Press that the task force, at its meeting tomorrow night, may be asked to reconsider and revise plans for a “ring road” around the heavily-congested Rt. 7/Rt. 50 intersection to avoid crossing over into the City of Falls Church, altogether.

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Critter Corner: Pretty

August 23, 2014 4:46 PM0 comments

Pretty is a Russian Blue cat that was rescued. She is 6 years old and loves to hang outside in her summer dacha – otherwise known as a two-story rabbit hutch. During the winter, she does her window shopping from a nice warm indoor perch.

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Same-Sex Covenant Ceremony Held In Historic Falls Church Chapel

August 22, 2014 2:40 PM4 comments

A “Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenent” binding Robert Graham Stansbery and John Michael Pionke was held today in the historic chapel of the Falls Church Episcopal before over 100 witnesses and under the direction of Rector John Ohmer.

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The Peak Oil Crisis: When?

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For those following the world oil production situation, it has been clear for some time that the only factor keeping global crude output from moving lower is the continuing increase in U.S. shale oil production mostly from Texas and North Dakota.

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Falls Church Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking 17-Year-Old Runaway Girl

August 21, 2014 3:21 PM2 comments

Alan Cooley, 34, of Falls Church was indicted on Tuesday by a federal grand jury for allegedly engaging in the sex trafficking of a child and transporting a minor across state lines for prostitution, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced yesterday in a press release. If convicted, Cooley faces a maximum […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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“The economy of the past is over. Virginia must discard the entitlement approach and move to entrepreneurship. We must broaden the mix of economic opportunities, bring money back to Virginia, and turbocharge our economy.” That was the sobering, but positive, message delivered by Governor Terry McAuliffe to board members of […]

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