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FCCPS Leads State in SOL Scores, One of 22 School Divisions Fully Accredited by VDOE

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Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) today for being one of 22 school divisions in Virginia earned full accreditation from the VDOE. In 2014, FCCPS had the highest or among the highest passing rates in Virginia on all of the Standards of Learning […]

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Pennsylvania Blasphemy Law Is An Affront to Freedom

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Sometimes you have to wonder if we are still living in America, or in a bizarre land where fundamentalism has consumed freedom.

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Crime Report: Man Arrested After Pulling Knife on Victim Last Tuesday

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A man was arrested for attempted malicious wounding after pulling a knife and running towards a person in the 200 block of E. Fairfax St. in Falls Church last Tuesday, Sep. 9.

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Our Man in Arlington

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Arlington was one of the three American communities to solemnly mark last week’s 9/11 anniversary with personal experience. Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz Thursday evening recounted his role as head of unified command at the smoking Pentagon death scene on that harrowing day. His audience from the Arlington Historical […]

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Bailey’s Rotary Club Raffles Off 1966 Mustang

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The Bailey’s Crossroads Rotary Club gave away a classic 1966 Mustang convertible last weekend in their 29th annual car giveaway raffle. The drawing was held at the Wounded Warriors Car Show at Occoquan Regional Park. Bailey’s Rotary Club president Harry Henderson called this year’s winner, Rob Danburg, and left him […]

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Gross Delegation, F.C. Council Bury Hatchets Over ‘Ring Road’ Plan

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Fairfax County Supervisor Penny Gross from the neighboring Mason District and her team met with the Falls Church City Council Monday night at the F.C. City Hall, and the encounter turned into a veritable love fest.

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McLean Community Players Holding Auditions for ‘13’

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McLean Community Players (MCP) are looking for seven boys and six girls and ensemble cast members for their production of the musical 13, which will premier at the Alden Theatre on Jan. 30, 2015. Auditions for children ages 12 and up – as long as the actor can play a […]

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Cub Scout Pack 681 Holds Join Scouting Night

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Falls Church Cub Scout Pack 681 will hold its annual Join Scouting Night in conjunction with its first pack meeting of the year on Friday, Sept. 19, at St. James School’s Heller Hall at 7 p.m. St. James School is located at 830 W. Broad St., Falls Church. There will […]

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Body Dynamics Gives ‘Exercise in Medicine’ Talks

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Body Dynamics, a Falls Church gym that integrates physical therapy with complementary medicine, health promotion and wellness services, will be holding “Exercise in Medicine” talks at Mary Riley Styles Public Library in early October. Staff from Body Dynamics will be teaching 45-minute clinics about ways to reduce the risk and […]

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Volunteers Sought for Falls Church Habitat Restoration

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The City of Falls Church Habitat Restoration Team is seeking volunteers for their on-going habitat restoration project, which is aimed at restoring the local ecosystem in city parks. This includes removing invasive plants as well planting native plants when they are available to benefit local bird and butterflies. This Saturday […]

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