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Mason Inducts 50-Plus Nat’l Honor Society Members

January 4, 2019 11:00 AM0 comments

The week before Falls Church City Public Schools’ winter break, the George Mason High School National Honor Society Chapter inducted 57 new members. The new members have strong academic records which established eligibility for membership, and are leaders in many student organizations, serving the school and community through their activities. […]

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Letters to the Editor: Climate Change Calls For a ‘Green New Deal’

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Letters to the Editor: January 3 – 9, 2019   Climate Change Calls for a ‘Green New Deal’ Editor, As a young mother living in Falls Church I am worried about how climate change will shape my son’s future. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out in October with […]

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Del. Lopez Seeks Protections for Public Informants

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State Del. Alfonso Lopez, who represents the 49th District of Northern Virginia that includes Greater Falls Church’s predominantly-Latino Culmore area, told the News-Press Tuesday that he’s introducing legislation in Richmond to prohibit local law enforcement officials from reporting information about persons to the U.S. Information and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unless […]

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Community Open House Takes Place in McLean

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Mclean Community Center’s (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean) Ingleside Avenue facility is new, improved and ready for a proper public unveiling. Interested attendees can join center staff on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. to partke in the following: • Get a sneak peek of The Alden Theatre’s […]

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F.C.’s Andrew Finein Graduates With 4.0 GPA

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George Mason High School graduate Andrew Finein graduated Dec. 15 from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., with a Masters of Science in Management with a 4.0 GPA. He received his undergraduate degree from the same institution in Dec. 2016. He was home in Falls Church for the […]

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‘Passport to the World’ Opens at Creative Cauldron

January 3, 2019 5:00 PM0 comments

Interested residents can join the Creative Cauldron (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) on a musical tour of the world in the Cauldron’s intimate cabaret space, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammy Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau. Attendees can […]

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Regular Events Return to One More Page Books

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One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington), an independent, neighborhood-oriented bookstore, kicks off the new year with a busy January, starting with a wine tasting this Friday, Jan. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Sharon will lead attendees in a tasting of red wines, which are ideal to warm up […]

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Final Chance to Nominate Teacher of the Year

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The nomination period is open for The Falls Church Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Award. Residents are encouraged to recognize a teacher who has made a difference. The deadline is Friday, Jan. 4. FCEF will learn of the nominees in January. Contact with any questions.

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Victims in Maryland Crash all from Falls Church

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According to Prince George’s County Police Department, the three victims killed as a result of the Dec. 30 car crash in Oxon Hill, Md. were identified as Falls Church children. The victims – 5-year-old Alexander Mejia, 5-year-old Rosalie Mejia and 1-year-old Isaac Mejia – were killed upon impact when the […]

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West F.C. Metro Development Plan Forum

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Fairfax County is initiating a planning study of proposals submitted by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Virginia Tech for portions of the West Falls Church Transit Station Area, the county has reported. The WMATA nomination would allow a mix of uses including office, multi-family units, townhomes, and […]

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