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Critter Corner: Bud

December 14, 2017 3:25 PM0 comments

A little tuckered out after a few too many splashes of eggnog ended up in his doggy bowl is Bud from the Mell family. Don’t let Bud’s freeze-framed lathargy fool you, he’s typically a joy during a holiday season, he just needs to recharge at times.

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Sen. Kaine Slams Repeal of Net Neutrality

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Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine issued the following statement slamming Thursday’s vote by the FCC to repeal net neutrality: “Moments ago, the five members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal net neutrality. Let’s talk about what that means: Many of our modern systems and institutions — including commerce, education, […]

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Latin Dancer Studio Holds Winter Recital

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The Latin Dancer Studio (1057 W Broad St., Falls Church) is holding its winter recital, D.C. Hula Girls Winter Showcase, on Sunday, Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. During the first hour, attendees can come take pictures with Disney characters Moana, Maui and the hula girls. Along with the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Falls Church Sidewalks Need Improvement

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Letters to the Editor: December 14 – 20, 2017   Falls Church Sidewalks Need Improvement Editor, It is nice to see all the upgraded street crossings that the City has completed this past year, but what about the sidewalks? I enjoy walking every day on our City’s wonderful network of […]

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Marymount Professor Recognized by City Council

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Dr. Diane Murphy, a Marymount University (MU) professor, was commended by Falls Church Senior Center volunteers and the Falls Church City Council on Nov. 27 for her work in helping seniors learn and adapt to new technologies. “She has relieved technology anxiety for a lot of us,” Ellen Salsbury, a […]

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F.C. School Board Appoints New COO

December 13, 2017 9:27 PM0 comments

The Falls Church School Board has approved the appointment of Kristen Michael as the district’s first Chief Operating Officer. “I am so excited to bring the talents of Ms. Michael to our school division” Superintendent Peter Noonan said. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Ms. Michael for the past […]

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Editorial: Civil, Compassionate Identity of F.C.

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We’ve been seeing across the Potomac this year what political and ballot box decisions based on selfish-self interest produces. Angry prejudice against “persons unlike ourselves,” based on race, religion, ethnicity, disabilities and economic status produces the kind of fiasco that the White House and Republicans on the Hill walked into […]

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Police Request Public Assistance in Search for Carjackers

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Fairfax County Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two carjacking suspects and finding a stolen BMW sedan. The incident happened last Friday, Dec. 8 around 10 p.m. in the 5800 block of Oakview Gardens Drive near Bailey’s Crossroads. A 39-year-old man was standing by the trunk […]

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Crime Report: Student Makes Threat Against George Mason High School

December 11, 2017 3:22 PM0 comments

A threat against George Mason High School by a student is the major item in this week’s City of Falls Church crime report. A 17-year-old student was arrested last Friday after a multi-day investigation by police. In other crime, someone stole a bunch of items from Rite-Aid, a man skipped […]

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Longtime Falls Church Resident Peggy Dolan Dies at Age 86

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Peggy Anne Dolan, devoted daughter of Anne M. and Thomas L. Derham, passed away this week at the age of 86. Raised in Elkins Park, PA, she attended Chestnut Hill College, where she graduated in 1953. She married her beloved husband, Gene Dolan (USMC) in 1954, and they moved to […]

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