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Rose & Jerry Barrett Commemorate 66th Anniversary

September 6, 2018 2:57 PM0 comments

Rose and Jerry Barrett will celebrate 66 years of marriage on today. These two northwesterners spent most of their years together in Northern Virginia. They’ve been active on their Park Towers Condo Board, and in many City and civic affairs. In the attached photo, they are shown with their five […]

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Editorial: Once Again, Affordable Housing

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The News-Press, in this editorial space, has sounded the alarm on the City of Falls Church’s melting away of any pretext to step up on the affordable housing issue innumerable times. Now comes the word, reported on Page One of this week’s edition, that what used to be over 700 […]

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Guest Commentary: 5 Things I Learned as a U.S. Senate Page This Summer

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By Grace Keenan One of the cardinal rules for Senate pages is never talk to senators unless spoken to. Never. But Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stepped into an elevator with me and another page. I had canvassed for him when he ran for vice president on the Democratic ticket with […]

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Letters to the Editor: Northside Social Parking Woes A Lesson for New School

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Letters to the Editor: September 6 – 12, 2018   Northside Social Parking Woes A Lesson for New School Editor, The recent letters to the editor regarding the downtown parking woes makes us wonder about the coming parking apocalypse being designed into the new high school. The design that is […]

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Annual Taste of F.C., Fall Festival Set for Next Saturday, Sept. 15

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The Falls Church Fall Festival will be next Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Community Center. All the annual event’s most popular features will be there, from live music and entertainment to pony rides and other children’s amusements, local vendors, businesses and […]

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Student & Instructor Art Show Underway Until Sept. 23

September 5, 2018 10:00 AM0 comments

A sampling of the student works that are a part of the Student and Instructor Art Show taking place at Falls Church Arts Gallery (700-B W. Broad St.) that’s running until Sept. 23. Some of the artists on display include F.C. residents Sydney Kosco and Sneha Parthasarathy. The gallery is […]

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Crime Report: Check Fraud at George Mason High School, 2 Stolen Cars & an ATM Skimmer

September 4, 2018 5:26 PM0 comments

Police are investigating a case of check fraud at George Mason High School, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report released today. The report says unauthorized withdrawals were discovered from a checking account. The News-Press has reached out to the police for more information on the incident. […]

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Quarterly Book Sale Returns to Tysons-Pimmit Library

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Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) will be holding its quarterly book sale with a large selection of books and media for all ages and interests next weekend, Sept. 7 – 9. On Sept. 7, the book sale will run from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; on Sept. […]

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Sunset Cinema Starts with ‘Coco’ Next Friday

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The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department presents the 15th Annual Sunset Cinema in the Park sponsored by Winn Design + Build. The free screenings of family-friendly movies will be held next month on Sept. 7, 21, 28 and Oct. 5 beginning at 7:45 p.m. in Cherry Hill […]

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New Principal to Serve Spring Hill Elementary

September 3, 2018 5:00 PM0 comments

Sarah Aiello, who most recently served as assistant principal at Hutchison Elementary School, has been selected as the new principal of Spring Hill Elementary School, effective Aug. 13. Over the past 14 years, she has had the opportunity to work as a teacher leader and assistant principal in Region 1 […]

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