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

September 20, 2018 1:25 PM0 comments

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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Mason Students Teach English Abroad in Taiwan

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FOURTEEN GEORGE MASON HIGH SCHOOL students spent two weeks in Taiwan this summer, teaching English to elementary school students in the aboriginal village of Dong’ao. This English Teaching Service Program was organized by Mason Mandarin teacher Tina Kao (standing in front of class), who hopes it will become an annual […]

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Congressional School Cub Scouts Build Benches for Campus

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CUB SCOUT PACK 1229, based at Congressional School in Falls Church, recently completed a dual community service project. Bear-aged Scouts (3rd graders) built, stained and wood burned benches as a part of their Scout rank advancement project. Completed benches were donated to Congressional School and the new Outdoor Classroom at […]

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Falls Church High School Field Hockey Camp

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The Falls Church High School (7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church) Field Hockey team will be hosting a camp to introduce younger players to the rules and basic skills involved in the game. The camp takes place from 9 a.m. – noon on two consecutive Saturdays — Sept. 22 and Sept. […]

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Northam: State’s August Revenues Up 4.5 Percent

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that August General Fund revenues of $1.446 million increased 4.5 percent from the previous year, although August is not a significant month for revenue collections. “The positive revenue growth in this report is a clear sign that our economy is on the right track […]

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