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Winter Reading Program Starts at Mary Riley Styles

January 28, 2015 10:35 AM0 comments

The Winter Reading Program “Snuggle with a Book!” at Mary Riley Styles Public Library starts next Monday, Feb. 2 and lasts through Monday, March 2. Children from birth – five years old are invited to read as many books as they can during the month. Anyone who reads at least 20 different […]

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Falls Church Elementary PTA Hosts International Night

January 27, 2015 7:03 PM0 comments

Despite the rain, sleet and snow on Friday night, about 800 people showed up for the 2nd annual Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association-sponsored Come Fly with Me International Night at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to celebrate the cultural diversity in Falls Church City. Hosts at each of the 25 […]

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Our Man in Arlington

2:44 PM0 comments

If there’s a Marryin’ Sam in Arlington, that would be Gerald Williams. From his basement office in a 1940s-vintage small-practice law building on Courthouse Square, the 82-year-old Williams performs “no appointment necessary” civil weddings that take under an hour. Averaging 25-30 per week, Williams figures that since embarking on this […]

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Crime Report: Car Stolen From Koons; McLean Man Arrested for Marijuana, Heroin Posession

2:25 PM0 comments

There were several more thefts in the City of Falls Church last week according to the latest F.C. Crime Report released today, including a vehicle stolen from a local car dealer. Police report a vehicle stolen by false pretenses from Koons Ford, a wallet was taken from somebody’s cart at […]

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F.C. City Schools On a 2-Hour Delay

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Falls Church City Public Schools are operating on a two-hour delay today after a winter snow storm hit the Washington, D.C. area late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. In addition, the Thomas Jefferson chorus concert scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.

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F.C. Council Signs Onto Solar Power Plan

12:41 AM1 comment

Monday night the Falls Church City Council voted unanimously to sign onto a regional solar power initiative, Solarize NoVa, of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and its not-for-profit partner, the Local Energy Alliance Program, to promote voluntary installation of energy efficient and renewable technologies.

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Obama: The Lame Duck is Soaring Like an Eagle

January 26, 2015 3:27 PM2 comments

Obama is back. He was supposed to be a lame duck, but instead he is soaring like a majestic eagle – unloading a barrage of bird droppings at the puny Republican Congress below. The president delivered a defiant State of the Union address. He thumbed his nose at Republican lawmakers […]

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10 Key Points about U.S. and World Oil Supply

2:32 PM1 comment

By Steve Andrews The ongoing 50+% decline in world oil prices over the last six months grabbed attention back to our energy landscape, especially oil’s role.  It highlights a key point about oil over the last decades, summarized by industry analyst Douglas Westwood: “there is one recurring theme—the lack of […]

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Creative Cauldron Announces 2015 Camp Registration

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Creative Cauldron announced its 2015 schedule of arts adventure camps last week. Children in grades pre-k – eighth grade are eligible to enroll in the camp, though all campers must be over age 4. The performance arts organization is kicking off its camp schedule by bringing back its Agents of Imagination: the […]

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Critter Corner: Oliver Spock

9:01 AM0 comments

This is Oliver Spock. He’s one-and-a-half year-old Coton de Tulear. He loves to play with kids and chew socks. He enjoys his walks in the streets of Falls Church and chases squirrels. Also, he has many doggy friends in the city.

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