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Fall Social for Parents Set for This Friday

September 20, 2018 3:00 PM0 comments

All Jessie Thackrey, Mt. Daniel and Thomas Jefferson parents are invited to the 11th Annual Fall Social on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. The event is a fun, relaxed way for parents to catch up after a busy summer, become better acquainted, and get the new school year off […]

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Letters to the Editor: New Parking Arrangement On Maple Makes No Sense

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Letters to the Editor: September 20 – 26, 2018   New Parking Arrangement On Maple Makes No Sense Editor, The nonsensical parking arrangement on Maple Ave. between Broad and Park near the Northside Social could be one of the dumbest things I’ve seen in my 42 years. Vehicles heading south […]

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Fairfax Co.’s Transit Week Gives Justice HS Special Deal

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The 2018 Try Transit Week in Fairfax County kicked off this Monday with an event at Justice High School celebrating the Free Student Bus Pass Program with more than one million student trips taken to-date on Fairfax Connector. The event also signaled the launch of the Justice High School Metrobus […]

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Guest Commentary: New Building Guidelines Focus on Wellness of People

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By Ray Carney Physical workplace is typically mentioned as one of the top three factors affecting performance and job satisfaction. Personnel costs significantly outweigh the costs for design, construction, maintenance, and operations. Improving the workplace environment can reduce the largest line item in the 30-year costs of a building — […]

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The Kensington F.C. Delivers with ‘Best Menu’

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THE KENSINGTON FALLS CHURCH took top honors for its entire collection of foods by winning Best Menu at the Fall Festival this past Saturday. While it was competing with established restaurants, the staff behind the senior living community’s daily eats wowed the judges with its diverse and delicious offerings.

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Absentee Voting for November Election Begins Friday

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Absentee voting for the November midterm elections begins this Friday, Sept. 21, and this year, the Falls Church registrar’s office where in-person voting can take place daily from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. is at a new temporary location at 400 N. Washington St. (while the F.C. City Hall undergoes […]

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Editorial: Will You Step Up For Your Local Paper?

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This is the brief period in each recent year that the Falls Church News-Press comes to its readers and supporters to ask for financial support. It is no mystery to anyone paying attention these days that print newspapers are suffering from drastic declines in revenues due to a variety of […]

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Sandbag Return Logistics Issued

September 19, 2018 6:23 PM0 comments

Falls Church residents who received sandbags from the City of Falls Church prior to Hurricane Florence may now return them to the Department of Public Works. Sandbags may be returned to the same location as pick-up: Storage Yard A, next to the Recycling Center between 215 and 217 Gordon Road. […]

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Crime Report: Stealing & Assault at Giant, a DUI Hit & Run and Another Lost Dog

September 18, 2018 1:31 PM0 comments

Two men tried to steal from Giant in the City of Falls Church and then assaulted an employee when confronted last Wednesday, according to the latest crime report released Tuesday. Falls Church Police say the two suspects attempted to leave the store without paying and then fled after assaulting a […]

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Prominent Pianist to Perform at St. Patrick’s

September 17, 2018 5:00 PM0 comments

Pianist Marianna Prjevalskaya, a top prize winner of international competitions, will perform complete sets of Debussy’s preludes to commemorate the centennial of Debussy’s death at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. This enchanting music and Prjevalskaya’s performance, tone and depth […]

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