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Mason’s Habitat for Humanity Holds Denim Drive

November 30, 2017 3:15 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s Habitat for Humanity Club is holding a denim drive that started on Monday and runs through the the rest of this week. The denim drive is an effort to pave the way for affordable housing and warm winters for the less fortunate. All materials will be […]

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Guest Commentary: Long-Term Solutions to Malnutrition in Rwanda

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By Anne Wanlund For the last two and a half years I have been fortunate to lead a non-profit organization in Rwanda called Gardens for Health International (GHI). We provide training to thousands of rural Rwandan families annually, focusing on essential health, nutrition and agriculture practices designed to prevent chronic […]

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66-Year Falls Church Resident Arlene Jensen Passes Away

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Arlene H. Jensen, 94, of Falls Church, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 20. She had been a resident of Falls Church City for 66 years, residing the entire time in the home which her loving husband Charles A Jensen built for them. They were happily married for 63 years […]

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Tea Backstage at 1st Stage Theatre

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Today at 1st Stage Theatre (1524 Spring Hill Rd., Tysons) from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. is a holiday season celebration, Tea Backstage, hosted by Idy Marcus and Eileen Mandell that will feature afternoon tea, wine and theatre for interested attendees. In the early evening, guests can dine at American Prime […]

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Letters to the Editor: Stick to Local Items in Community News & Notes

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Letters to the Editor: November 30 – December 6, 2017   Stick to Local Items in Community News & Notes Editor, Many of your readers enjoy reading “Community News & Notes” in the News-Press to learn what’s going on in Falls Church, our community. So I was surprised to see […]

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Editorial: Performance Venue At the High School

November 29, 2017 9:02 PM0 comments

It is our sincere hope that as the process is kicked off this week that will result in a brand new George Mason High School in four years that the die is not yet cast about critical elements of the process where some creativity and out-of-the-box thinking could produce something […]

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Tax Analysts President, Former F.C. Chamber Chair Christopher Bergin Dies

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Christopher E. Bergin, 65, former Falls Church Chamber of Commerce board chair, president and publisher of the Falls Church-based Tax Analysts and a longtime advocate for greater transparency in taxation, died suddenly Nov. 22 following complications from an earlier surgery. Bergin’s time at Tax Analysts began in 1991 as editor […]

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Crime Report: 3 Drunk In Publics, 3 Hit and Runs & a Euthanized Deer

November 27, 2017 5:00 PM0 comments

There were a trio of alcohol-related arrests in the City of Falls Church last week, according to the latest crime report. One person was arrested for being drunk in public on Broad St. last Monday and two were nabbed the the night of and early morning after Thanksgiving. In other […]

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Critter Corner: Bailey

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Just chillin during a lazy day around the house is Bailey, a 10-year-old Labrador mix who the Cascella family adopted back in 2008. After nearly a decade with the family, it’s clear they’ve both reached a deep level of comfort with one another.

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Danica Roem Joins Pop-Star Demi Lovato on the Red Carpet

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Moving up in the world. After Danica Roem (left) unseated Republican incumbent Bob Marshall for the 13th District’s seat in the Virginia Legislature on Nov. 7, pop star Demi Lovato decided to help continue Roem’s victory lap by inviting the new politician as her date to the American Music Awards […]

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