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Candidates for 8th Congressional Seat Speak to F.C. Chamber of Commerce

September 17, 2014 9:32 PM0 comments

Republican candidate Micah Edmond (left) answers a question from a member of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce during the Chamber’s luncheon on Tuesday afternoon. Edmond, a candidate for the 8th district’s seat in the U.S. Congress, spoke to and answered questions from the Chamber along with Independent candidate Gwendolyn […]

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Pilates Studio Opening in Spectrum Building

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My Thrive Pilates will be opening soon in the Spectrum Building located at 444 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. The studio, which has two locations in Arlington, offers Barre Mat, reformer, TRX, Pilates Mat, and CoreAlign classes. For more information, visit

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Over 600 People Participate in 2014 Run for the Schools

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Runners take off at the start of the Falls Church Education Foundation’s (FCEF) 10th annual Run for the Schools last Sunday morning. Local and regional notables, including Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter and 8th Congressional District Candidate Don Beyer and his wife Megan Beyer participated in the event. Over […]

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F.C. Resident Creates Nats ‘Magic Number’ Sign

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Falls Church resident Ted Lutz had been counting down the number of games the Washington Nationals had to win (and the Atlanta Braves have to lose) to clinch the National League East title at his house on Noland St. since late August. The Nats clinched the title on Tuesday night.

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F.C. Resident Completes Peace Corps Service

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Katherine Turner, 25, of Falls Church completed a term with the Peace Corps in early August. She was an economic development volunteer in Costa Rica working to improve local businesses and non-profit development through education planning and management courses. Turner, a graduate of George Mason High School, is the daughter […]

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Virginia ABC Opens 350th Location in Tysons Corner

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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) hosted a grand opening for their 350th store last Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Tysons Corner, which was attended by notable Virginia politicians and public officials. The store, located at 8150 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, will carry mainly category-leading signature spirits in only the […]

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Workhouse Arts Center Creates a Haunted Trail

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The Workhouse Arts Center (WAC) in Lorton is inviting visitors to its “terrifying, spine-chilling” Haunted Trail, which will be open for six nights around Halloween. WAC is opening a less-frequented part of their campus, which used to be a prison campus, from Friday, Oct. 24 – Saturday, Nov. 1 from […]

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F.C. Schools’ SOL Test Scores Top All in Virginia for Reading, Writing

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Falls Church City Public Schools earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education this week for being one of only 22 school divisions in Virginia, out of 156 total, to earn full accreditation for the coming year.

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Editorial: Fairfax City’s Lack Of ‘Need to Know’

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Monday’s Washington Post story by Tom Jackman entitled, “Fairfax City Land Deal Under Scrutiny,” with the subhead, “More Public Discussion About $30 Million Sale Was Needed, Critics Say,” portrayed a situation apparently in stark contrast to the way things work in the City of Falls Church. It’s a lengthy article […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: It‘s All Around Us

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Ten years ago peak oil was assumed to be a rather straight forward, transparent process. What was then thought of as “oil” production was going to stop growing around the middle of the last decade. Shortages were going to occur; prices were going to rise; demand was going to drop; […]

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