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Bailey’s Crossroads Hit by Apartment Fire

July 31, 2017 8:35 PM0 comments

A fire in an empty apartment at the 5800 block of Oakview Gardens Drive in Bailey’s Crossroads took place Saturday around 3:30 p.m that left five people displaced and caused $20,000 of property damage. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported but Red Cross assistance was requested and accepted. The […]

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Critter Corner: Lily

July 28, 2017 3:42 PM0 comments

Doe-eyed Lily, the Costa family’s two-year-old Golden Retriever, enjoys the simple things in life. Whether she’s planted by the front window watching people (and chipmunks) go by or just open-mouthed snoozing, Lily’s happy as can be.

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Chamber of Commerce Signs Major Agreement with Arab-American Business Council

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Signing terms of a groundbreaking collaborative agreement Tuesday were Lisa D’Ambrosio-Irons, board chair of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce (left) and Marwan Ahmad, board chair of the Northern Virginia Arab-American Business Council. The historic signing came at a social mixer at the Best Western hosted by both groups. (Photo: […]

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Marshall Student Does Virginia Proud at Tourney

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Last week’s action at the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Girls ‘16 National Clay Court Championships that were held at the Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club in Virginia Beach, Virginia saw rising George C. Marshall High School sophomore Reilly Tran represent her school and state admirably as she went […]

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Meet and Greet with WWE Superstar Sheamus Garners Big Turnout

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WWE Superstar Sheamus held a Meet and Greet at Cricket Wireless’ Falls Church location on Monday for a crowd of over 200 fans. Lucky visitors, like the attendee pictured above, got to pose with the wrestler’s championship belts. (Photo: Courtesy Cricket Wireless)

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Preparations Set for Historic Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

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The word is out about the solar eclipse that will be traversing across the United States on Monday, August 21. It will be the first total solar eclipse in the continental U.S. in 38 years and the first total solar eclipse visible across the entire contiguous U.S. since 1918. The […]

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Fairfax Co. Schools In Need of Bus Drivers

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Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is searching for full-time bus drivers to join its force of 1,200 drivers who drive more than 16,000,000 miles each year. A bus driver job fair will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, August 11, at Stonecroft Transportation Center. Transportation staff […]

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Fairfax Co. School Board Votes to Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School

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The Fairfax County School Board put an end to two plus years of debate and division by deciding to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School by a vote of 7-2 with two members abstaining late Thursday night.

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East And West Art Exhibition at Falls Church Arts

July 27, 2017 6:10 PM0 comments

Falls Church Arts (FCA) will be hosting an East and West Art Exhibition in conjunction with the Washington Sumi-e Society from August 19 – September 23 at the FCA Central Gallery (700 W Broad St., Falls Church). Entry deadline is Monday, July 31.

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Sharon Bulova to Speak at McLean Rotary Club

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Sharon Bulova, the current chair of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, will be speaking to the Rotary Club of McLean at its regular luncheon meeting on Tuesday, August 1. The Rotary Club meets at noon in the Fellowship Hall of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (1545 Chain Bridge […]

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