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Merrifield Post Office Hosts Passport Fair on Sunday

March 9, 2017 11:30 AM0 comments

If you plan to travel outside the U.S. this spring or summer, the Postal Service is making it convenient to obtain a passport by hosting a one-day Passport Fair at the Merrifield Post Office this Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 9 a.m. – noon. “This Passport Fair will provide applicants […]

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Guest Commentary: GOP’s New Health Care Plan Doesn’t Make Sense

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By Ralph Northam As a doctor, I know some things about healthcare. As a public official who sponsored legislation to create the state exchange and expand Medicaid, I also know how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits Virginia. So when I saw the Republicans’ plan yesterday — crafted after seven […]

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Editorial: Economic Development Group Holds Promise

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We are heartened by the roster of the new economic development working group for the campus site. That’s because it includes representation from the F.C. Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Planning Commission in addition to the City Council and School Board. It improves the chances that well-grounded economic potentials for […]

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Mason Robotics Wins 3rd Innovation in Control Award

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The Mason Robotics team was ranked No. 1 most of Saturday in the district competition but dropped to fifth of 39 teams after developing some electrical problems and sitting out a match. At the end of the qualifying rounds, GM was promptly picked for the number one alliance. To succeed […]

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Crime Report: Another Stolen Vehicle & More Break-Ins

March 8, 2017 1:31 PM0 comments

Another week of vehicle crime in the City of Falls Church as the latest crime report details five more incidents. A vehicle window was smashed at 24 Hour Fitness, people were seen messing with cars on W. Annandale Road, another car was broken into on N. Oak, a vehicle was stolen […]

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Celtic Music Concert on March 11

March 6, 2017 2:42 PM0 comments

There will be a lively evening of acoustic Irish music at the Celtic Music Concert on Saturday, March 11 from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse (312 Park Ave.). The band Mitchelstown will be performing on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, bouzouki, harpsichord, concertina, bodhran and […]

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Richard White, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 55

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Richard White, a former resident of Falls Church, died suddenly on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born July 15, 1961 in Washington, D.C. and lived in Falls Church throughout his school years. He graduated from George Mason High School in 1979 where he was an All-Met soccer player. He […]

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2941 Restaurant to Host ‘Spice Companion Dinner’

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On Sunday, March 12 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. 2941 Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel and Sommelier Ryan Jones will host a spice dinner showcasing custom spice blends and a guest appearance from NYC Spice Master Lior Lev Sercarz of La Boîte Biscuits & Spices. The dinner also celebrates the recent […]

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Book Signing With Local Children’s Author Apr. 8

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Local children’s author, Paula Bordenkecher will be at the Barnes & Noble in Seven Corners on Saturday, April 8, at 2 p.m. to sign her book, The Adventures of Casey Formoonzago. The story follows the precocious angel, Casey, on her journey in heaven and the challenges that she faces with […]

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Police Release Photos in Attempted SunTrust Bank Robbery

March 4, 2017 12:46 PM0 comments

Police, today, released photos of the suspect in the attempted robbery of a Falls Church bank earlier this month. City of Falls Church Police released three photos of the suspect who is wanted for allegedly handing a SunTrust bank teller a note that implied he had a weapon on the […]

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