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Jones Makes Case for Mt. Daniel Bond Referendum

October 21, 2014 10:26 AM0 comments

Though she is unable by policy to make a formal endorsement for the passage of the upcoming November bond referendum in the City of Falls Church, Dr. Toni Jones, Falls Church’s School Superintendent, made a strong case for the needs that passage of the referendum would provide for the Mt. Daniel Elementary School in a presentation before the F.C. Planning Commission Monday night.

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World Children’s Choir Hosts International Bazaar

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The World Children’s Choir of Falls Church is hosting an International Bazaar next Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, located at 6817 Dean Ave., McLean. The bazaar will feature African drumming, Broadway show tune choreography, singing, storytelling, an introduction to skin […]

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Market Common Clarendon Hosts 5th Annual FALLoween

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Market Common Clarendon is hosting its fifth annual FALLoween event this Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington. The event is free and family-friendly and will feature musical performances by Washington, D.C.-area children’s performers Mr. Knick Knack at 10 a.m. and Rocknoceros at […]

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Give Food, Lose Fines at Mary Riley Styles Library Until Oct. 26

October 20, 2014 4:29 PM0 comments

Mary Riley Styles Public Library is holding its annual ‘Food for Fines’ program now until Oct. 26, giving library patrons a chance to help those in need by donating non-perishable groceries as payment for fines on overdue items. Food for Fines works as a one-for-one exchange: a single grocery item (can of fruit, cake […]

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Artley Leaves Pizzeria Orso; 2941’s Chemel to Take Over

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Chef Will Artley has left the popular Falls Church’s restaurant Pizzeria Orso effectively immediately, it was announced today. Artley, who has gained significant notoriety for his significant weight loss and fitness endeavors, is fielding offers and will continue working as a chef although he is undecided about his specific next […]

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Local Author Philip T. Nemec Writes Jazz Age Novel

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Philip T. Nemec, an author who has been based in Falls Church since 2000, published his novel, The Chicago Syncopator, about the jazz age in Chicago, earlier this year. The novel began as a short story in 1975 that Nemec wrote while he was in the writers’ program at the […]

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Red Hot & Blue Closes in Falls Church

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The City of Falls Church location of Red Hot & Blue has closed, the News-Press confirmed today. Sources say the barbecue restaurant in the Tower Square shopping center on Hillwood Avenue closed because of slow sales. No information has been given on what may take its place in the shopping center.

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Manassas Park Man Charged in Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Falls Church

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A 67 year-old man from Manassas Park was charged with failure to render aid after police said he hit and killed a pedestrian in Falls Church last Thursday. The incident occurred at 9:45 p.m. on Oct. 16 while Irma Taracena, 61, was crossing Leesburg Pike near Row Street. Taracena, who […]

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Critter Corner: Mike

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This is Mike, who passed away at the end of July after 15 years living with Gary and his wife. He dramatically changed lives of his parents after they reluctantly agreed to let Mike stay with them in 1999. Gary and his wife were not animal people when they took Mike in, […]

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Falls Church PD Offers Rape Aggression Defense Course

October 18, 2014 12:44 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department is offering a free rape aggression defense course to teach women self-defense tactics and techniques. The course is taught by nationally certified rape aggression defense instructors from the City’s police department and is a comprehensive, women-only program that addresses awareness, prevention, risk reduction, […]

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