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Editorial: Tiny Houses & Rentals for F.C.

January 26, 2017 1:03 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s own Pete Davis, now a Harvard Law School student, will appear on the popular ABC-TV show, “Shark Tank,” this Friday night to pitch a company he and some of his fellow students set up to build and sell “tiny houses.” The growing popularity of the concept has earned […]

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Letters to the Editor: Kudos for Commentary on Fair Housing in D.C. Area

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Letters to the Editor: January 26 – February 1, 2017   Kudos for Commentary on Fair Housing in D.C. Area Editor, Kudos to Jeff Dubro for his commentary last week, “The Homes We Borrow from Our Children,” about the challenge of fair housing in the metro Washington area. Catholic social teaching […]

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Guest Commentary: Empowering Children to Put a Stop to Abuse

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By Liz Hume On September 22, 2015, Michael Gardner pleaded guilty to a total of five charges related to sexual molestation of young girls. After the sentencing, the survivor’s families released 60 letters written from prominent and elected officials from our community to the judge asking for leniency in his […]

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Lawmakers Raise Max Alcohol Content to 150 Proof

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Virginians would be able to buy liquor with almost 50 percent more alcohol than is currently available under a bill passed Wednesday by the House of Delegates. The legislation would raise the limit on the alcohol content of neutral grain spirits – alcohol that is “without distinctive character, aroma, taste, […]

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Crime Report: 3 Vehicle Windows Smashed at 24 Hour Fitness

January 24, 2017 6:41 PM0 comments

Three different vehicles parked at 24 Hour Fitness had their windows smashed on three different days last week according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. In the first incident, on Feb. 18, personal items were stolen from the vehicle, in the second, nothing was reported taken and in the […]

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Falls Church Firm Seeks to Calculate Crowd of Women’s March in D.C.

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Falls Church image analysis and urban planning firm Digital Design & Imaging Service captured this photo of the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. last Saturday. The photo was taken by a specialized tethered surveillance balloon using a proprietary camera at 525 feet at 2:46 p.m. on Jan. 21. According to […]

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F.C.’s Davis Appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ Friday

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City of Falls Church resident and 2008 George Mason High School graduate Peter Davis will present his startup on the TV show “Shark Tank” this Friday. Davis, along with a friend from college, Jon Staff, have created Getaway, a company that builds “tiny houses” and then places them on rural land […]

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MEH 6th Grader Hosts ‘Day of Service’ Last Friday

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School sixth grader Helen Jordan and her mother hosted a “day of service” last Friday, Jan.20 at their home. An estimated 40-50 City of Falls Church participated in the day by making hundreds of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and “blessing bags” for residents of a […]

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Armed Robbery Attempt on Route 7 in Falls Church Sunday

January 23, 2017 3:18 PM0 comments

A woman was accosted by a man who demanded money while out walking her dog Sunday night in Falls Church. Fairfax County Police say the 24-year-old victim felt something touch her shoulder and then saw a man holding “some sort of edged weapon” who then threatened her and demanded money. […]

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Shots Fired on Jackson Street in Falls Church Monday Morning

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Police are investigating after a report of several shots fired on a residential street in the City of Falls Church early Monday morning.

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