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F.C. Artist Selected for Bethesda Row Arts Festival

September 30, 2016 3:34 PM0 comments

Syl Mathis, a Falls Church-based artist, was recently selected by a jury for the Bethesda Row Arts Festival, which is slated for Saturday, Oct. 15 – Sunday, Oct. 16. Mathis is a competitive paddler and paddling teacher who switched gears and became an award-winning artist and sculptor. He is well-known […]

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Mason District Police Hosts Community Engagement Meeting

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The Mason District Station of the Fairfax County Police Department is hosting a community engagement meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4 starting at 7 p.m. The meeting offers an opportunity to meet the station’s commanders, ask questions and learn more about the station. There is no RSVP needed. For more information, […]

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Sept. 30 Sunset Cinema Postponed Due to Rain

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The City of Falls Church announced at around 11:28 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 that the Sunset Cinema Double Feature that has been postponed to Friday, Oct. 7 due to the rain. “Soggy conditions in Cherry Hill Park and potentially more rain led to the decision,” a press release about […]

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Press Pass: Andrew Leahey and the Homestead

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by Alana Noelle Black Andrew Leahey and the Homestead are slated to perform 120 gigs in 2016 – an average of one about every three days. But of the band’s numerous shows, Andrew Leahey, the group’s namesake and front man, looks forward to the ones in Virginia and D.C. especially, […]

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Guest Commentary: Voting Absentee in the City of Falls Church

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By David B. Bjerke Do you want the campaigns to stop calling you and filling up your mail box? Did you know there is something you can do to reduce those calls and mailings? Vote early. Vote absentee. All over Virginia, election offices opened for early absentee voting on September […]

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FACES OF FALLS CHURCH: September 29 – October 5, 2016

September 29, 2016 2:20 PM0 comments

Judy, a nun for the Kunzang Palyul Chöling Center of Tibetan Buddhism: “For an American woman to be recognized by a Tibetan buddhist, like Penor Rinpoche, it’s very unusual and it put him under a lot of criticism because people didn’t understand why an American, and especially a woman, would […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian- Friendly Areas Around D.C.

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Letters to the Editor: September 29 – October 5, 2016   F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian-Friendly Areas Around D.C. Editor, As an avid dog walker and runner living in the Mt. Daniels area, I read with dismay the recent, self-congratulatory guest commentary by Stewart Schwartz which touted Falls Church’s “walkable urbanism.” […]

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Dustin Green Continues To Shine Despite Mason Football Loss to WMHS

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by Matthew Hochberg Senior running back Dustin Green ran for a seven-yard touchdown. He then caught a pass that turned into a 37-yard score. Yet, it wasn’t enough for George Mason High School’s football team in their 23-15 Friday night loss against William Monroe High School on the road. The […]

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Mustang Volleyball Team Bounced From Tournament at J.E.B. Stuart

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by Matthew Hochberg Coming off six consecutive victories after just one loss more than a month ago, George Mason’s High School girls’ volleyball had high hopes entering Saturday’s round-robin tournament at J.E.B. Stuart High School. After splitting a number of matches in the tournament’s two-set structure, as opposed to the […]

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Editorial: We Endorse Clinton & Kaine

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It should come as no surprise to readers of the News-Press that we’re formally and enthusiastically endorsing the ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine for president and vice-president of the United States. Unlike the staunchest of Republican institutions and leaders who are endorsing the Democratic slate for the first […]

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