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Editorial: ‘Arrogance’ Versus Some Hard Facts

May 18, 2016 7:05 PM0 comments

One of the oft-repeated arguments circulating around Falls Church in the aftermath of the City Council’s controversial 4-3 decision to deny almost $1 million of the School Board’s budget request has been that the School Board’s and the Superintendent’s “arrogance” was reflected in their refusal to accept the City Council’s […]

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Little River Yoga Owner Retiring, Looking to Sell Studio

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Stair Calhoun, owner of Little River Yoga, is retiring and does not plan to renew its lease at 6025 Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, when the current term is up this fall. Those interested in owning a yoga studio can contact Calhoun directly at 703-203-8510. Little River Yoga offers classes in […]

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Mustang Girls Lax Advances in Conference Playoffs with 13-9 Win

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by Jeffrey Wojtala – Special to the News-Press On Tuesday, May 17 the George Mason girls varsity lacrosse team started their run towards a state title by defeating Loudoun County High School 13-9. The evening was a damp affair but the steady rain that fell throughout the day lessened and stopped […]

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Henderson Students Rank in Top 10 at Word Masters

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Students in the 7th grade honors English class at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School recently participated in the Gold Division of the Word Masters Challenge, a national competition for students in grades 3-8 that encourages growth in vocabulary and verbal reasoning. The team placed 9th in the Gold Division, the […]

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Falls Church Apartment Fire Causes $10,000 in Damage

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A fire in the Skyline Towers Apartments, located at 5597 Seminary Road, Falls Church, in the afternoon of Sunday, May 15 caused approximately $10,000 worth of damage, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department reported in a recent press release. Firefighting units responded to the fire at approximately 1:57 p.m. […]

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F.C. Students Compete in 2016 National Math Bee

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Two students at Longfellow Middle School in Falls Church recently competed in the 2016 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition in Washington, D.C. Eighth graders Ben Kang, of Falls Church, and Alex Chung, of Vienna, vied for national titles at the competition, which aims at empowering middle school students to reach their full […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Scot Bellamy graduated with Bachelor’s degree in economics from Hampden-Sydney College, where he was one of 236 men who graduated in the school’s 2016 class. Harrison Coon recently received an Army ROTC scholarship […]

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Coerr Receives Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Award

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McLean resident Stanton S. Coerr recently received The Robert A. Gannon Award for his collection of poetry Rubicon – the Poetry of War at the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Annual Award ceremony on Saturday, April 23 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle. Coerr was one […]

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Crime Report: F.C. Towing Company Cited, Man Exposes Himself on Little Falls St.

May 17, 2016 4:11 PM0 comments

Perhaps a tiny victory for those who have ever been towed in the City of Falls Church, this time it was a towing company that was hit with a fine, according to the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report. On Thursday, May 12, Pete’s Towing & Storage was cited […]

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U.S. Postal Service Truck Gets Stuck in Falls Church Backyard

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A United States Postal Service truck got stuck in a “wet and muddy” backyard at 413 E. Broad Street in Falls Church on Tuesday, May 17 around 1:30 p.m., according to a tip received by the News-Press from Bill McGinnies, one of the residents of the property. McGinnies said the he discovered […]

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