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Editorial: Mason Row Remains a Go

September 15, 2016 12:28 AM0 comments

The news of the signing of the lease for Mike’s Deli to move into the old Long John Silver’s location on West Broad (actually a few feet outside the City of Falls Church limits, so it has a Fairfax County Leesburg Pike address) is good news for a couple of […]

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Man Attempts to Rob F.C. SunTrust Bank, Gets Apprehended

September 14, 2016 9:58 PM0 comments

An adult male allegedly attempted to rob the SunTrust Bank at 603 W. Broad Street in Falls Church between 2 – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, but was unsuccessful by all measures, according to information from the Falls Church Police Department.

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Henderson Students Can Now Take Intro to Fashion Course

4:39 PM0 comments

Some eighth graders at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School are enrolled in a new Introduction to Fashion Careers course this semester. In the course, students will explore all aspects of the fashion industry including fashion illustration, sewing/construction, merchandising and fashion history and trends. They will create a wearable art project and […]

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FCCPS Enrollment Grows Nearly 6.6% for New School Year

1:58 PM0 comments

Enrollment for the 2016-17 in the Falls Church City Public Schools has grown at all schools with a division-wide rate of growth of nearly 6.6 percent on the first day of school, with an additional 167 students from enrolling, according to statistics from the school system. Kindergarten is currently the […]

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Mason Student Parking Deadline is Sept. 19

1:30 PM0 comments

George Mason High School students who park in the school’s parking lot must purchase a parking pass. Forms for the parking pass are in the school’s Finance Office and are due with the $250 fee for the parking pass before Monday, Sept. 19. Falls Church City Public Schools said in […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

11:00 AM0 comments

Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Stuart Griswold made the dean’s list at Becker College, where students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average with no grade below a B- and no incomplete or withdrawing/failing grades. […]

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Crime Report: 3 Arrested for Drunk in Public in Falls Church Last Week

September 13, 2016 2:56 PM0 comments

There was a lot of public drunkenness in the City of Falls Church last week according to the latest crime report. On Tuesday, at 35-year-old man was arrested for being drunk at Cherry Hill Park, on Thursday, a 32-year old Arlington man was nabbed for being drunk in public at […]

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Habitat Restoration of Cherry Hill Park Set for Sept. 24

1:37 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Habitat Restoration Team is hosting a habitat restoration event for Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – noon. Habitat restoration includes on-going removal of invasive vegetation and replanting with native species when plants are available. Event organizers suggest […]

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1 Injured in Falls Church House Fire

1:22 PM0 comments

A fire broke out in the 2900 block of Fairmont Street in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 13 that left one person injured, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Officials with the fire department said that the […]

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F.C. Site Registering Girls for After School Running Program

12:45 PM0 comments

Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia is now registering girls at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for its curriculum-based after school programs: Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole. By using a curriculum that creatively integrates running with life lessons, Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia aims to support girls […]

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