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Falls Church City Elementary PTA Hosts Halloween Bash

October 23, 2014 10:31 AM0 comments

The Falls Church City Elementary Parent Teacher Association is hosting its first annual Halloween Bash on the fields of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School this Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2 – 4 p.m. There will be a Halloween parade, costume competition, cotton candy, popcorn and music. The Halloween parade is scheduled […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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Decades ago, Mason District was very suburban, predominantly Caucasian, and home mostly to federal workers and their families. Foreign language was an elective in our schools, kindergarten was a half-day, and Fairfax Hospital (on Mason District’s border) was one mid-rise building on Gallows Road. How things have changed! Today, Mason […]

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Guest Commentary: F.C. Treasurer’s Office Can & Needs to Do Better

9:20 AM44 comments

By Chris Johnson My name is Chris Johnson and I am asking for your vote on November 4 for City treasurer. Immediately after filing my papers with the Registrar of Voters on August 15, I began analyzing our Fall Church City’s financial statements. I found the numbers associated with our […]

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Letters to the Editor: Treasurer Candidate Got Facts Wrong at Forum

8:23 AM3 comments

  Letters to the Editor: October 23 – 29, 2014   Treasurer Candidate Got Facts Wrong at Forum Editor, I am a supporter for the election of Jody Acosta for city treasurer. We are always lucky to live in this city and meet some great people, raising their families but who […]

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Willingham New Chair of F.C. Dem Committee

October 22, 2014 7:43 PM0 comments

Democratic activist and aid to Rep. Jim Moran, Peg Willingham was elected unanimously Tuesday night to replace the retiring Betty Coll as chair of the Falls Church City Democratic Committee in the committee’s monthly meeting at the Community Center. Among those present to hail her election were State Del. Marcus […]

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Syrian Refugee Blanket Drive Set to Begin

7:39 PM1 comment

Elected officials from major municipalities in Northern Virginia, leaders from the faith community and representatives of aid organizations will hold a press conference next week on a region-wide effort to help more than a million refugees fleeing from Syria and Iraq due to ISIL and civil war violence. Blankets will […]

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Davis: Attack Ads Soil Senate Candidates’ Integrity

7:38 PM0 comments

A recent spate of personal attack ads in the campaign for the U.S. Senate in Virginia, especially a recent one where GOP contender Ed Gillespie assails the character of incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, are predictable in the closing days of a campaign, but by exaggeration serve only to soil […]

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Urban Land Institute Brings Its Fresh Ideas to City’s New Land

7:32 PM1 comment

Top City of Falls Church leaders and citizens got a heady dose of what this year’s transfer of those 40 acres into the City limits from the sale of its water system could mean from a panel of the region’s top experts in the field last week.

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1st Time Home Buyers Event Set for Nov. 5 at Mad Fox

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Falls Church City real estate agent, Tori McKinney, is hosting the third annual Rock the House – 1st Time Buyer’s Backstage Pass to Homeownership on Nov. 5 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Mad Fox Brewing Company. The event is a special housing happy hour/info-session aimed at first-time home buyers, […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: The Plight of Afghan Translators

7:18 PM0 comments

John Oliver’s new HBO show, Last Week Tonight, is quickly making a name for itself by offering a candid, intelligent take on many of the shocking issues facing our country.  This Sunday was no different when he highlighted the plight of the translators we’ve left behind in Afghanistan. During the […]

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