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Fairfax Teen to Compete U.S. Open Tennis Championships

August 28, 2015 3:45 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Natasha Subhash, a freshman at Falls Church High School, will be the youngest Indian-American girl to compete in the U.S. Open Championships this week in Flushing Meadows, NY. She recently achieved the wildcard to compete in a qualifying match at the tournament. Subhash, according to the Tennis […]

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McLean Project for the Arts Presents 3 New Exhibits

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by Kate Karstens The McLean Project for the Arts presents three new contemporary art exhibits opening Sept.10. All created by local artists and curated by Nancy Sausser, these new approaches to art will stun gallery visitors. The Emerson Gallery will feature An Art for the Future by Robin Rose, an […]

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Press Pass: Terry Lee Ryan

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In a December 2005 article in the News-Press, pianist/vocalist, New Orleans native and Hurricane Katrina evacuee Terry Lee Ryan guessed that it would take ten years to rebuild his hometown. Ten years after Katrina, he said the City hasn’t been rebuilt, but it has changed plenty. “I’m at ten years […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Could Use More Anti-Development ‘Bias’

August 27, 2015 1:38 PM6 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 27 – September 2, 2015   F.C. Could Use More Anti-Development ‘Bias’ Editor, As a 36-year resident of the Falls Church community, I marvel at the “any growth is good” mindset of the city’s current leaders. That view is slavishly endorsed in issue after issue […]

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F.C.’s Nelson Wins Worst Writer For Fantasy Genre

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by Kate Karstens Falls Church’s David Nelson has been declared the worst fantasy genre writer of 2015. With a single lead filled with satirical elvish names, the perfect elements to a mystical cookout, and, of course, the thrill of unexpected company, Nelson has won the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction contest for the […]

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Guest Commentary: It’s Almost Back-to-School Time, Falls Church

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By Justin Castillo The days are growing shorter and fall is (almost) in the air. It’s back-to-school time. Falls Church City Public Schools is, however, ending one of the busiest summers ever. Here’s a recap of recent events and a preview of what’s to come. How are our kids doing? […]

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Mad Fox Goes Cruelty-Free for Vegan Beer Dinner

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Mad Fox Brewing Company isn’t known for having an exclusively plant-based menu, which makes the fact that they are hosting a vegan beer dinner all the more interesting. Travis Weiss, Mad Fox’s head chef, told the News-Press back in March that he’s been wanting to try to incorporate more vegetarian […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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Summer appears to be winding down, as last minute beach trips are squeezed into the schedule, at the same time that backpacks and school clothes dominate shopping lists. Last week’s Stuart High School Resource Fair was a tremendous success, welcoming more than 4,000 students and their families to a broad […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Women Still Disenfranchised in Workplace

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Today, 95 years after women were finally given equal access to vote, we continue to disenfranchise women in the workplace, undermining their ability to succeed and handicapping the economy. There is no more common sense issue than the fight for women’s economic empowerment. I am proud to announce that I […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Gets a U.S. Patent

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Sometimes our government moves very slowly. In the case of granting a patent to cold fusion technology, which just might replace fossil fuels, it took 26 years. The odyssey that started with a press conference at the University of Utah back in 1989 and has bumped along below the world’s […]

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