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Guest Commentary: End of For Profit Prisons or Just the Beginning?

August 25, 2016 11:36 AM0 comments

By Nathan Hamme Recently the U.S. Justice Department announced a shift in policy around the use of private, for-profit prisons to secure federal inmates. The decree signaled a phasing out of these institutions over the course of an approximately five year period. Prompting this decision was an Office of the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Climate Letter Filled With Pseudoscience, Semantics

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Letters to the Editor: August 25 – 31, 2016   Climate Letter Filled With Pseudoscience, Semantics Editor, To me, the News-Press is a place for hard hitting news about my community, especially for elementary school politics, little league scores, and locating the best frozen yogurt toppings. Then came the August 18-24 […]

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Best of Falls Church 2016: The Winners!

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Our seventh annual Best of Falls Church edition is here featuring News-Press readers’ favorite places in and around The Little City to eat, drink, shop and more.

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New ‘Little City Guide’ Off the Press

August 24, 2016 10:52 PM0 comments

This year’s edition of Falls Church’s “Little City Community Guide” is off the presses and being distributed this week around the City by publisher Tom Gittins. It is a project of First Friday of Falls Church. The 56-page guide to the attractions, businesses, services, restaurants, shopping and entertainment in Falls […]

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New TSA Enrollment Office in Tysons

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As of a grand opening yesterday, citizens can now get their TSA Pre-Check at the Tysons Corner Department of Motor Vehicles office, which will save them time in airport security lines when they travel. This is the third TSA enrollment office opened this summer as the Virginia DMV is the […]

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DMV 2 Go in F.C. Sept. 2

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The Department of Motor Vehicles mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, will return to City Hall (300 Park Avenue) next Friday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The special event is co-hosted by the Commissioner of the Revenue and the Virginia DMV and is open to all Virginia residents. No appointments […]

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Crime Report: Abduction, Domestic Assault and Assaulting a Police Officer

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There were several disturbing crimes in the City of Falls Church crime report last week with three assaults including one involving abduction and family member and another involving a police officer. On Sunday, a 29-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for abduction and domestic assault after abducting and assaulting a family […]

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Editorial: F.C.’s Future Is Bright

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So much for the lazy days of summer. It’s always with a slight sense of desperation that time is slipping by and not enough is getting done that the first signs of Labor Day appear on the horizon. How has been your summer this year? How does it rank compared […]

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Travel Specialist to Speak to Annandale Organization

August 23, 2016 11:59 AM0 comments

Elsie Cunningham, a luxury travel specialist with Seven Lands and Seas Travel, will speak to the Annandale chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Mason District Governmental Center, located at 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. […]

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The Alden Announces 2016-2017 Kids Performance Series

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by SeoJin Ahn The Alden recently announced its 2016-2017 McLean Kids Performance Series, which will include a mix of performances designed to entertain families with young children. All of the performances will be held at theater’s location at the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The Okee Dokee […]

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