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Crime Report: Stolen Weed Whackers, a Destroyed Trashcan & Moped Hit-and-Runner Caught

September 19, 2017 4:49 PM0 comments

The theft of a lawnmower was thwarted after the suspect was caught trying to remove the equipment from an unsecured backyard shed on W. George Mason Dr. last Monday, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. The suspect, however, was able to get away. In not-so-fortunate lawn […]

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St. James Lends a Hand to Hurricane Harvey Victims

September 15, 2017 6:00 PM0 comments

Parked outside of St. James Catholic Church on the corner of Park Ave. and Spring St. was a Penske truck collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey which struck southeast Texas over two weeks ago. Father Posey, the parish’s pastor, said about the relief efforts, “Whether the crisis is near or far, […]

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Critter Corner: Miss Truly Scrumptious

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Man’s best friend has nothing on Miss Truly Scrumptious, the Ames family’s lovable pup seen here. While normally she’s a good girl who doesn’t hop on the couches unless prompted, the sassy pose was too good to pass up this one time.

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New Non-Profit Aimed to Help Caregivers

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Stay Put Where You Love, a non-profit organization, works with adults, children and seniors who stay at home or live with a family member while a loved one works full time who may need help in providing care. Research shows that the eldercare business is growing and there is a […]

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FC High School Students Leave Their Mark on VDOT Snowplows

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Painting a plow of a Virginia Department of Transportation snowplow vehicle are academy students at Falls Church High School. The students taking part in the painting are currently enrolled in either the Medical Assistant, Exploring Health Sciences or Fire and Emergency Medical Technician Programs.

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Genealogical Society Holds Two Events Next Weekend

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On Friday, September 22 at 7:30 pm, the Fairfax Genealogical Society monthly meeting and the accompanying program, “Discovering Your Immigrant’s Origins,” will be presented by Rich Venezia. On Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. – noon, the Genealogical Society will host an educational class titled, “Emerald Isle Express: Researching Irish […]

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School Bond Debate to be Held at The Falls Church

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The League of Women Voters of Falls Church and the Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS) will co-host a debate Monday, September 17 on the school bond referendum that will be on Falls Church City’s November 7 ballot. The event will take place from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the […]

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Disney on Ice Comes to Fairfax and Features Moana

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Disney on Ice is returns to Fairfax at the Eagle Bank Arena (4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax) with its show, Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream. This year’s performances will feature Disney’s Moana for the very first time on stage, as well as bring back some of Disney’s favorites such as […]

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Harvest Happenings Kicks Off In Two Weeks

September 14, 2017 6:45 PM0 comments

McLean Community Center’s Harvest Happenings fall festival will be held at St. Luke’s School (7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean) this year, due to the ongoing renovation of the center’s Ingleside Ave. facility. The event will be held 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 30. Admission will be free for […]

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Benton Makes Media Honor Roll for Virginia School Boards Association

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Honored by being named to the Virginia School Boards Association “Media Honor Roll” for 2017 at Tuesday’s F.C. School Board meeting was Nicholas Benton (right), owner and editor of the Falls Church News-Press. It was the seventh time Benton has been named for the honor based on his work “aiding […]

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