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Guest Commentary: Schools in East Fairfax Have Not Been Shortchanged

July 24, 2014 11:03 AM1 comment

Delegate Kaye Kory’s column last month contains erroneous information that deserves a response. She suggests that the eastern part of Fairfax County has been shortchanged in regard to construction and renovation projects needed to modernize aging facilities. That is not true.

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

10:43 AM3 comments

Every year, I enjoy participating in the J.E.B. Stuart High School graduation ceremonies. From my vantage point on the stage, I can witness, up close, the pride, joy, and camaraderie between the school administration, faculty, and graduating seniors. Last month’s ceremony was delightful once again, with many scholastic honors and […]

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Letters to the Editor: More Than ‘Broken Asphalt, Concrete’ at Broad & West

8:59 AM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: July 24 – 30, 2014   More Than ‘Broken Asphalt, Concrete’ at Broad & West Editor, I attended Monday night’s walking tour of the proposed Broad and West development plan area, as well as the meeting afterward where the plan was presented to the Falls Church City […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Pancakes & Booze

July 23, 2014 7:13 PM0 comments

Art is a wonderful, wonderful thing. So are pancakes. This Thursday, for only five bucks, you can experience more than 50 creators of the former while knocking back a neverending stack of the latter. The Pancakes & Booze Art Show, billed as D.C.’s largest underground art show, will showcase a […]

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GMU School of Management is Now ‘School of Business’

7:11 PM0 comments

George Mason University’s School of Management officially changed its name to the School of Business on July 15. The name change was adopted in an effort to emphasize the school’s focus on all areas of business and management. Ranked in 2014 among the top 100 undergraduate business school programs and […]

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife HQ Now in Falls Church

7:10 PM0 comments

The headquarters of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will be fully operational in its new Falls Church offices on Monday, July 28. It is moving from its Arlington location, which closed Wednesday, July 23. Employees will telecommute until the new office at 5275 Leesburg Pike opens.

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Arlington OKs Fire Engine Purchase

7:09 PM0 comments

The Arlington County Board has agreed to help fund a new fire engine, ambulance, ladder truck and three additional firefighters at the Falls Church Fire Station. The N. Washington Street station is located in Arlington but the land and building are owned by the City of Falls Church. The partnership […]

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Circuit Court Signs Orders for 2 F.C. Elections

7:08 PM0 comments

Arlington Circuit Court Judge William T. Newman, Jr. has signed the orders to authorize two Falls Church elections, one for the Mt. Daniel School bond referendum and the other for a special election to fill the unexpired term of the city treasurer, City Hall has reported. Both elections will be […]

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Falls Church Introduces ‘Little City’ License Plate

7:07 PM1 comment

The City of Falls Church announced this week the creation of a new license plate featuring The Little City logo.

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Editorial: Productive Vs. Non- Productive Growth

6:59 PM0 comments

The greatest lie embedded in the notion of a “free market economy” is the claim that there are no important distinctions between kinds of economic activity. When applied to the U.S. national economy, as it was with a vengeance under the influence of the radical libertarian Federal Reserve Chairman Alan […]

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