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Local Boxer Prepares for Return To Ring After Two-Year Hiatus

November 13, 2014 12:00 PM0 comments

Juan Rodriguez (5-2-1, 4 KOs) is fighting in his first bout in two years this Saturday against 23-year-old Alexandria-based fighter Yurii Poliscuk (6-1-1, 2 KOs) at the Patriot Center in Fairfax. Rodriguez, a 24-year-old Salvadoran boxer based in Haymarket, has done a lot of growing up since his last fight, […]

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Guest Commentary: Our Veterans Deserve Our Respect & Support

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By Brian O’Connor The following are notes of remarks made by Brian O’Connor at Falls Church’s Veterans’ Day Ceremony Tuesday. I am honored to be here and with Dr. Hai and our Vietnamese friends. I pray their desire for republican government and civil rights in Vietnam will come to pass. […]

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Columbia Baptist Church Hosting 5K Run/3K Walk

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Columbia Baptist Church is hosting its third annual Spend Yourself 5K Run/3K Walk next Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 a.m to raise money to feed the hungry. The race will start at Columbia Baptist Church’s Maple Avenue campus, go through the W & OD Railroad Park with a turnaround at […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Should Consider Park Space in New 40-Acre Area

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Letters to the Editor: November 13 – 19, 2014   F.C. Should Consider Park Space in New 40-Acre Area Editor, I thought very highly of City of Falls Church planner Paul Stoddard’s guest commentary on city parks in last week’s News-Press. This is an interesting topic on a number of levels […]

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Spring 2015 Registration Opens at NVCC on Nov. 17

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Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s spring 2015 semester starts next Monday, Nov. 17. Online registration is open 24 hours a day at and personal assistance is available at the community college’s six campuses around Northern Virginia. Students can secure classes their while the most choices are available […]

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‘The Canterville Ghost’ Opens Tonight at the Langley School

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The Langley School’s Middle School production of “The Canterville Ghost” opens tonight at 6:30 p.m. in school’s Sherman Arts Center, located at 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean. There will also be performances of the play tomorrow and Saturday night at the same time. Tickets for the show are $8. For […]

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Local Healthy Vending Co. Hosts Flag Football Tourney

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The Northern Virginia branch of H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to host a flag football tournament on Saturday, Nov. 15, to raise awareness of childhood obesity, diabetes and malnutrition. According to H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending’s Agatha Kang and Antonio Nguyen, over 260 people are expected to […]

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Editorial: Prepare for The Holidays

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Like it or not, the holiday season is upon us. Plans are being made and in many cases already finalized for all the events of the next month and a half, and levels of anxiety associated with the pressure to make sure a good time is had is already driving […]

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Buschow Gets ‘Spirit of F.C.’ Award

November 12, 2014 11:23 PM2 comments

Barry Buschow was presented with the Spirit of Falls Church Award at Sunday’s semiannual meeting of the Village Preservation and Improvement Society. It has only been presented to six other people over 40 years. “The Bear” has been a dedicated volunteer in the city since moving to F.C. in 1987. […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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The midterm election turned out to be of little real consequence to Virginia state government. I have just returned from Richmond, where, over tea party objections, we repaired the serious damage inflicted on the McDonnell Transportation Program during the first part of the 2014 legislature session. I refer to the […]

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