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Jim Van Slyke presents ‘Sedaka is back!’

August 17, 2017 1:05 PM0 comments

Award winning singer, songwriter and recording artist Jim Van Slyke sings the songs of pop music icon Neil Sedaka at the Creative Cauldron (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) this Friday and Saturday, August 18 & 19 at 8 p.m. A new twist on Van Slyke’s critically acclaimed and wildly […]

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Local Resident, Activist Howard Hjort Dies

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Born in Plentywood, Montana to Dewey and Alice Hjort, Howard Hjort’s childhood was spent on a grain and livestock farm alongside siblings Richard, Doug and Judy. After a stint in the U.S. Army, Howard was hired as a student trainee by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) during his first […]

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Letters to the Editor: How to Help Heal the Wounds of Slavery

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Letters to the Editor: August 17 – 23, 2017   How to Help Heal the Wounds of Slavery Editor, In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, The Falls Church provides an example of how to help heal the wounds of slavery. In February of 2017 — nearly 250 years […]

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F.C.’s Stephen Wisemiller Dies at 61

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Stephen Lee Wisemiller of Falls Church passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 3. Beloved husband of 16 years to Sherry Morgan Wisemiller. He is survived by his dear mother, Mary Theresa Wisemiller, brother Barry James Wisemiller, sisters Mitzie (Glenn) Larsen and Joanne (Rick) Gentry, nieces and nephews, Michael Gentry, Lauren […]

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Benefit Concert for Local Non-Profit Homestretch

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Philomela – Women’s Choir for Women’s Voices presents “Still I Rise,” a benefit concert for Homestretch, non-profit organization that helps homeless parents with children to move from crisis to financial independence to long-term stability, to be held at Falls Church Episcopal (115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church) at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Police Warn of Phone Scammers

August 16, 2017 6:53 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department has recently received complaints about phone call scams relating to kidnappings, unpaid bills or taxes, and missed court appearances. According to the police, community members should make a plan to educate themselves, verify information, and report these scams when appropriate. “Your best bet […]

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Gov. McAuliffe Assails Trump’s Remarks

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe released a statement after President Trump’s press conference Tuesday afternoon: “Neo-Nazis, Klansmen and white supremacists came to Charlottesville heavily armed, spewing hatred and looking for a fight. One of them murdered a young woman in an act of domestic terrorism, and two of our finest officers […]

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Northam, Gillespie Speak Out on Charlottesville

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In response to the City of Charlottesville’s decision this week to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park, Virginia Lieutenant Gov. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dr. Ralph Northam released the following statement: “I support City of Charlottesville’s decision to remove the Robert E. Lee statue. I believe […]

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Editorial: F.C. Rejects White Supremacy

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Be it noted that, from the standpoint of the other end of the country (where our editor was when it happened), and most places globally for that matter, the operative word in identifying the location of the deadly white supremacist riot in Charlottesville last weekend was Virginia. So it is […]

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Crime Report: Suspect Tracked Down in Hit & Run, Hole Drilled in Car Gas Tank at F.C. Condo

August 15, 2017 3:06 PM0 comments

At least one hit and run case was solved in Falls Church last week when police tracked down a suspect in a case of a vehicle being struck in the parking lot of Planet Fitness. Witnesses were able to provide information and the suspect was contacted and provided insurance information […]

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