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National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 30

May 10, 2018 1:45 PM0 comments

RSVP Northern Virginia, The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and The Fairfax County Park Authority are teaming up to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30 at the Providence RECenter (7525 Marc Dr., Falls Church). All seniors 55-years-young or greater will enjoy free admission to the park […]

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Guest Commentary: Resisting, Persisting & Creating Art in the Little City

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By Laura Connors Hull We just closed our world premiere musical “Witch” and I am feeling very grateful….grateful to have had the opportunity to tackle such an important and timely subject, and grateful to have had so many incredible professional artists (composers, writers, musicians, actors and designers) working on this […]

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Jefferson’s Epstein Wins Beginning Teacher Award

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Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) recognized Thomas Jefferson Elementary fourth grade teacher, Larkin Epstein, the recipient of the Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation Beginning Teacher Award. Teachers in their second or third year of teaching are eligible to apply for the award. Applicants reflected on challenges and successes […]

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Letters to the Editor: Misleading Headline Pits Council vs. School Board

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Letters to the Editor: May 10 – 16, 2018   Misleading Headline Pits Council vs. School Board Editor, Your headline in the April 26 issue declaring, “F.C. Schools Win 3% COLA in Final Council 7-0 Vote for FY2019 Budget” is both misleading and divisive. It’s misleading because the City Council […]

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F.C.’s Lopez Officially Ties The Knot

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Falls Church City resident, Mary Louise Lopez, would like to announce the marriage of her son James Lopez McMahon to Efrem McCurdy Lee, son of the late Sarah Lee of North Carolina. The couple was married on Sept. 1, 2017, but recently exchanged vows with close family and friends in […]

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Editorial: No Height Limit Should Be Imposed

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There’s really no doubt about it. The roster of development teams that has stepped up to compete for the West Falls Church economic development project is like a team that, metaphorically speaking, could take LeBron to a Game 7. But of course they’re not going to be working together that […]

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Mason High Ranked 2nd Best in Virginia

May 9, 2018 7:55 PM0 comments

Next to Fairfax County’s magnet Thomas Jefferson High for Science and Technology, the City of Falls Church’s George Mason High School is ranked No. 2 in the Commonwealth of Virginia, according to U.S. News and World Report. The school’s description states its “emphasis on its goal for students to ‘excel […]

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3P Bus Line Will Be Reinstated in F.C.

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According to discussions at the Falls Church City Council work session Monday night, the Metro Bus Line 3P that was discontinued in 2016 in its run through the center of the City of Falls Church to the East Falls Church Metro station will be restored. The funding for the restoration […]

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F.C. Schools to Expand Recess Periods

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With two parents speaking out at Tuesday night’s Falls Church School Board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan confirmed he’d already made the decision to extend the unstructured, open-play recess periods at Mt. Daniel and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools next fall. The move is “important for the cognitive and energy levels” […]

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DMV 2 Go Returns to City Hall Friday

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The full-service DMV 2 Go Bus will return to the City of Falls Church this week, offering a wide array of transactions including applying for and renewing driver’s, hunting and fishing licenses, obtaining E-Z pass transponders, ID cards, driving records, vehicle titles, license plates, decals, transcripts, disabled parking placards, plates […]

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