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Critter Corner: The Wildlife Resuce League

February 23, 2017 1:20 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s Felicia Schwenk, an apprentice rehabber with the Wildlife Resuce League, sent us this photo of an orphan baby squirrel fed by an area Wildlife Rescue League rehabilitator. The League is offering an “Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation” class this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. More information […]

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Guest Commentary: Mason & Community Both Need Athletic Facilities

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By Tom Johnson & Becki Creed George Mason High School is a nationally ranked school academically that also offers a multitude of clubs and a variety of JV and varsity-level sports. We have a proud tradition of fielding competitive teams despite our small student-body size. We hope to continue this […]

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Independence Day Gala Tonight

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Homestretch, a non-profit that works to empower homeless families in Virginia, hosts an Independence Day celebration at the State Theatre in Falls Church tonight at 7 p.m. Independence Day, for Homestretch, is a celebration of freedom from poverty, abuse, helplessness and homelessness. The Independence Day Gala will raise money for […]

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MEH to Debut “Willy Wonka Jr.” Tonight

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle school students are set to debut the Willy Wonka Jr. musical tonight. Students went through their first full dress rehearsal last Friday, followed by two more this week, leading up to opening night. The middle school musical runs Thursday through Saturday nights with the doors opening […]

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Letters to the Editor: Tinner Hill Foundation Thanks Community

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Letters to the Editor: February 23 – March 1, 2017   Tinner Hill Foundation Thanks Community Editor, As we come to the end of Black History month, the board of directors of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation wishes to thank the many Falls Church residents who participated in our events this […]

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“GerryRIGGED” Screening and Expert Panel Tonight

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The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area (LWVFA) will sponsor “GerryRIGGED” Screenings and Expert Panels tonight for showings at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Fairfax Cinema Arts Theater at Fair City Mall (9650 Main Street, Fairfax). The documentary — GerryRIGGED: Turning Democracy on its Head — […]

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Mason Boys Swim Team Places 2nd at States

February 22, 2017 10:33 PM0 comments

The George Mason boys swim team took second place and the girls earned fifth place at the 2A State meet. Justin Britton took first place in both the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke and set a new state record in the 50 freestyle. Adam Janicki also took first place in […]

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Fairfax Officer On Restricted Duty After Falls Church Crash

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A Fairfax County Police officer has been placed on restricted duty after being involved in a Falls Church car crash that left one person in the hospital last Saturday. Police say the officer, who has been with the department for two years, was responding to a call for a disorderly […]

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Rep. Beyer Chosen Vice-Ranking Science Committee

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The U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously chose Don Beyer to serve as Vice-Ranking Member of the Committee last week. His selection for a leadership position comes as Beyer has mounted high profile challenges to the Committee’s Republican majority over the Environmental Protection Agency and the Trump […]

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F.C. Chief Warns Vs. News-Press Vandalism & Theft

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Chief of Police Mary Gavin of the Falls Church Police Department issued a public statement Wednesday seeking the public’s help to identify persons engaged in acts of vandalism and theft against the Falls Church News-Press. Her statement reads, “The City of Falls Church Police need your help. Unidentified perpetrators are reportedly […]

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