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Guest Commentary: Time to End Prior Review at George Mason High

August 4, 2016 8:42 AM0 comments

By the Lasso Editorial Board “The Board seeks to educate young people in the democratic tradition, to foster a recognition of individual freedom and social responsibility, to inspire meaningful awareness of and respect for the Constitution and Bill of Rights.” So begins Falls Church City Public Schools School Board Policy […]

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Editorial: Nobody Saying ‘No’ To Thinking Big

August 3, 2016 7:32 PM0 comments

Next week comes a rare midsummer night’s joint meeting of the two most weighty City of Falls Church democratically assembled bodies, the City Council and School Board. It is the first effort since both bodies decided to revert back to square one on the important issue of how to develop […]

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Falls Church Seamstress Sews Her Way on to Fox TV Show

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by Winthrop Rodgers This season of Fox’s reality show “Home Free” features the creations of Falls Church resident and designer Carol Sanders. Specifically, Sanders designed and fabricated the unique pillows that grace the living space of the show’s contestants. Hardly background pieces, her work reinforces the show’s mission of creating […]

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Crime Report: 2 DUI Crashes in City of Falls Church Last Week

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Two drunk driving incidents resulted in two vehicle crashes in the past week according to the latest crime report from the City of Falls Church Police Department. In one of the incidents, a 20-year-old Centerville man was arrested for driving under the influence, destruction of property and underage possession of […]

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Gaye Adegbalola Plays House Concert in Falls Church

August 2, 2016 12:34 PM0 comments

THE TINNER HILL HERITAGE FOUNDATION presented In the Garden with Gaye at the Historic Henderson House, located at 307 S. Maple St., Falls Church, on Sunday, July 31. Virginia-based musician Gaye Adegbalola performed for local residents at the house concert.

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F.C. Native, Musician Jeff Denson Returns to the Area

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Falls Church native Jeff Denson, who is a bassist, composer and vocalist, is returning to the Washington, D.C. area for a pair of shows. He will be performing at An Die Musik, located at 409 N. Charles St., Baltimore, on Thursday, Aug. 4 and will be performing on Saturday, Aug. […]

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The Uncle Devin Show Comes to TJ Library in F.C.

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Devin Walker, known as The Children’s Drumcussionist, is bringing The Uncle Devin Show to Thomas Jefferson Library, located at 7415 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Children ages 6 – 12 will have the opportunity to journey through the land of percussion as […]

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Area Residents Get a Chance to ‘Slide the City’

August 1, 2016 4:45 PM0 comments

The nationally-acclaimed production by Sack Lunch, Slide the City, is coming to Tysons Corner on Saturday, Aug. 6 from noon – 7 p.m. The water slide will begin at Westbranch Drive and Jones Branch Drive in Tysons and will conclude 1,000 feet later. There will be several other activities for […]

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F.C. Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Services Unit Relocated

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The Falls Church Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Services Unit has temporarily relocated to the Arlington County Courthouse, located at 1425 N. Courthouse Road Ste. 4300, Arlington, the City of Falls Church reported in a press release on Monday, Aug. 1. On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Real Estate Assessment Office will […]

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George Mason HS Class of 1996 Holds 20th Reunion

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GEORGE MASON HIGH SCHOOL’S Class of 1996 celebrated its 20th reunion with a trio of events this past weekend. The festivities kicked off with a happy hour at Clare & Don’s on Friday night, an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on Saturday at the Clarendon Ballroom and then a […]

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