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NoVa Transportation Authority Launches New Outreach Effort

April 27, 2016 5:57 PM0 comments

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority is launching a widespread effort this spring to find out specifically what Northern Virginians want in their future transportation network. The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, or NVTA, project team will appear at a wide variety of public places, going where large numbers of the public […]

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F.C. School Board Dissolves Special Ed Committee

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Following a previous meeting when they’d decided to take no action, the Falls Church School Board Tuesday night voted unanimously to disband its Special Education Advisory Committee which had been embroiled in almost a full year of acrimony. The committee was to have one final meeting of the year next […]

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Editorial: F.C Council’s Budget Fallacies

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The Falls Church City Council, by a one-vote margin, made the wrong decision on Monday night. What has kept Falls Church strong over the years has been the way strident and impassioned debates on whether to limit taxes or pay for schools has almost always wound up reaffirming the importance […]

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Gallery Underground Features National Juried Competition

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Gallery Underground will feature a national juried competition “Road Trip” during May. The theme of this all-media show, featured in the Focus Gallery, personalizes many aspects of taking a road trip: scenes from the road, people met along the way, all modes of transportation and journeys both undertaken or imagined. The […]

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Annual Social Justice Yard Sale Slated for May 7

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The annual Social Justice Yard Sale will be held Saturday, May 7 from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fairfax, located at 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton. Volunteers are needed to help set up the yard sale from Wednesday, May 4 – Saturday, May 7. […]

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One More Page Books Announces May Schedule

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One More Page Books recently announced its schedule of May events, which includes a book reading by one of the News-Press‘ own, a book launch party and an event that’s part of the Second Annual She Writes Press Spring Book Tour. Falls Church News-Press Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Nicholas F. Benton […]

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Shepherd’s Center Seeking Volunteers to Help Seniors

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Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church is seeking volunteers to help senior citizens get to and from medical and therapy appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store. The mission of the Shepherd’s Center is to give senior citizens free transportation. The center also needs volunteers willing to visit seniors in their homes […]

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NoVa Community College Fall Registration Begins

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Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s fall 2015 semester begins on Monday, May 2. Students may secure classes early in the registration period while the most choices are available and not pay tuition until July 25. Starting July 25, tuition is due by 5 p.m. on the next business day after […]

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Crime Report: Marijuana Arrests, DUIs & Somebody Stole from a St. James Donation Box

April 26, 2016 3:59 PM0 comments

There were quite a few drug- and alcohol-related arrests in the City of Falls Church last week according to the latest crime report. There were two DUIs including one incident where a man was arrested for drinking while driving and marijuana possession, a man was arrested for public drunkenness on […]

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F.C. Residents Raise Funds In Honor of Local Cancer Survivor

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Falls Church area residents are holding several fundraisers under the banner “Team Jimmy”  this weekend to raise funds for the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure. The team is named after Jimmy Alverson, a brain cancer survivor and seventh grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School. On Saturday, April […]

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