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Falls Church Business News and Notes

April 2, 2009 3:58 PM0 comments

NEWS Impulsive, the eclectic gift shop located at The Broadway, 502 W Broad Street, officially closed its doors Sunday, March 29. Owner and Remax Allegiance Realtor Leslie Hutchison closed the store in order to better focus on her real estate business. For more information email

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Area High School Sports Roundup

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Falls Church High Baseball: The Falls Church High baseball team lost 15-5 to Mount Vernon High in a home game on Monday, as well as against George Mason High (10-1) on Tuesday.

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Tysons Thespians Flourish at 1st Stage Theatre

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Blocks away from a future Metro station, the Tysons Corner-based theater troupe 1st Stage sits at the forefront of the area’s cultural reinvention.

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School News & Notes

April 1, 2009 6:02 PM0 comments

McLean Highlander Dances at White House ReceptionMcLean High School freshman Erin Howard was honored to perform for President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Prime Minister of Ireland Brian Cowen at a White House reception held this St. Patrick’s Day.

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Community News & Notes

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W&OD Race Results Place Several F.C. Residents The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) 5K race, commemorating the trail’s 35th anniversary, was held last Saturday, March 28, and attracted 70 Falls Church denizens out of 450 runners.

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Falls Church City News Briefs

March 26, 2009 6:19 PM0 comments

F.C. Council OK’s Contract for Photo Red Lights The Falls Church City Council Monday voted 6-1 to award the contract for operation of its revived “Photo Red Light” system to American Traffic Solutions, Inc.

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Suddenly, A Hero

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Falls Church resident Jim Saulsbury suddenly found himself called on for heroic action around lunchtime this Monday. He was calmly walking beside the man-made lake on Fairview Park Drive when he heard a crash. A car had been t-boned by another and was meandering slowly toward the lake.

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Editorial: ‘Let Them Eat Cake!’

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There was an unsettling air of unreality that pervaded the Falls Church City Council meeting Monday night, the first that the Council held in an open business meeting to wrestle with the budget for the coming fiscal year.

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Letters to the Editor for Week of March 26 – April 1, 2009

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We Ignore History at Our Peril Editor, With respect to your March 19 editorial, “Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking,” I would like you to reconsider your sentiment that “history is not a big deal” and that it is best not to delve into history since it might be “unpleasant.”

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News from the Coffin Corner: Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report

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Thank You I want to thank everyone for their kind words and cards of condolence in the passing of my mother, Lillian Hull.

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