Post Tagged with: "driver"

Secrets of the Shriners* (* … or at least their tiny cars)

May 22, 2008 11:53 AM0 comments

  Since the Shriners’ Kena 500 unit started performing in the Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade, they have been one of its undisputed highlights. Their sleek mini-Corvettes, executing precision maneuvers, combined with their ever-so-stylish fezzes, give them a perfect combination of supreme goofiness and undeniable coolness. It’s impossible to […]

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State Senate Passes Repeal of Abusive Driver Fees

January 30, 2008 4:59 PM0 comments

By a 39-0 vote, with Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) not voting, the Virginia State Senate passed legislation yesterday to repeal the unpopular abusive driver fees that went into effect last July. Adding a sense of urgency, an emergency clause was added to the bill to ensure the repeal would go into […]

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F.C. Team Takes Oregon Trail to Providence

September 27, 2007 5:00 PM0 comments

On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Red Bull Soapbox Derby pulls into Providence, Rhode Island, and when it does a design team from Falls Church will be careening down Waterman Street.

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Author & Falls Church Driver Take Readers ‘Once Around the Track’

August 9, 2007 5:26 PM0 comments

Sharyn McCrumb’s new auto racing novel, “Once Around the Track,” owes its existence to not only the New York Times best-selling author, but also to Adam Edwards, an ARCA RE/MAX Series racecar driver. Edwards, whose hometown is Falls Church, contributed to the development of the novel, serving as a resource […]

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June 20, 2007 4:24 PM0 comments

Driving one night, Victoria Patchen recalled seeing someone swerving on the road ahead of her. After slowing down to keep a safe distance, Patchen watched as the driver slammed into a guard rail. Patchen pulled over and rushed to the driver’s aid, eager to call for help. But the driver, […]

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Anything But Straight: The Perils of Public Religion

October 25, 2006 5:20 PM0 comments

When a devout Muslim taxi driver refuses to take you where you want to go because you have luggage containing alcohol, the only appropriate response is, “shut up and drive.”

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F.C. Sheriff

September 13, 2006 10:00 PM0 comments

Falls Church Deputy Sheriff Michael F. Wood is being hailed as a hero for his heroic vehicle maneuver to tame a robbery and carjacking suspect driving wildly and endangering lives on W. Broad Street last Thursday afternoon. Moments earlier, the suspect had assaulted two Fairfax County police officers.

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