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A Continuing Need For ‘The Effeminist’

September 30, 2015 3:40 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer’s new initiative, a Congressional “Men for Women” caucus to promote the vital role of women in the economy and politics, has by coincidence come at the same time that I encountered a “blast from the past” in my mailbox the other day. I hadn’t seen in […]

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Urban Agriculture Symposium Slated for October 3

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Urban Agriculture Symposium, a day of workshops and discussions about growing food in urban areas for personal use or for sale, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Fairlington Community Center, located at 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington. Topics that […]

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George Mason HS Hosts Google Educational Summit

10:30 AM1 comment

George Mason High School will play host again this year to the Second Annual EdTechTeam Northern Virginia Summit on November 7 & 8. The event will be focused on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. […]

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New Road Closure as S. West Reconstruction Moves to Next Phase

September 29, 2015 4:31 PM0 comments

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30, South West Street will be closed from Parker to Fowler streets as the City of Falls Church moves into the next phase of its S. West. reconstruction project.

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Magnetic Motors – Another Source of Energy?

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For many years now inventors around the world have been claiming they have developed “over unity” electric motors or motor/generator pairs that either run on magnetism alone or consist of a “self-looped” motor/generator pair that can produce electrical energy beyond that needed to run the generator’s electric motor. People who […]

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Crime Report: More Locker Theft at 24 Hour Fitness

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A week after two lockers at Falls Church’s 24 Hour Fitness were broken into – including one where car keys were taken and subsequently used to rob a car – another locker was broken into and another set of keys were taken which resulted in a purse stolen from a […]

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Carson’s Shameless Support of Confederate Flag

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The Associated Press reports that the Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson received the informal endorsement of NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty. Petty’s support is a boost for Carson in the South, particularly in the early March primary states. One tradition of many NASCAR fans is driving to races while flying […]

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F.C. Resident Wins $30,000 Rolls-Royce Fellowship

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Falls Church resident Matt Jones, an aerospeace and ocean engineering major in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering, was one of three students in Tech’s College of Engineering named 2015 Rolls-Royce Doctoral Students. Jones, Christina DiMarino or Yorktown Heights, NY and Austin Scherbarth of West Chester, Ohio will receive an annual […]

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McLean Community Center Releases October Calendar

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The McLean Community Center recently announced their event schedule for October and it includes a Kings Dominion trip, a 9/11 Museum & Memorial Tour and a Haunted Gingerbread Houses Workshop. Residents of the Center’s tax district, Small District One-A Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. McLean Community Center’s slate of […]

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Local Vietnam Vets Dedicate POW/MIA Chair at Nats Park

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An honor chair for prisoners of war and those missing in action was dedicated on Friday, Sept. 18, POW/MIA Recognition Day, at Nationals Park through joint effort by chapter 227 of Vietnam Veterans of America, the Washington Nationals and the Hussey Seating Company. The chair dedication ceremony included a public announcement honoring all […]

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