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Kensington, Falls Church Arts Exhibit Conn’s Art Work

September 23, 2016 1:50 PM0 comments

Kensington Senior Living and Falls Church Arts held a special exhibit opening for the work of local artist Deborah Conn on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Kensington Sales and Information Center at 1212 W. Broad Streeet. The exhibit opened at the Kensington Sales and Information Center on Monday, Aug. 29 […]

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Quinn’s Auction Galleries Features Oct. 1 Tribal Art Sale

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A 16th-century bronze plaque recovered in 1897 from the charred ruins of the Benin Kingdom’s Royal Palace (Benin City, Nigeria) is the featured item in the the Saturday, Oct. 1 auction of the late Merton D. Simpson’s private collection at Quinn’s Auction Galleries at 360 S. Washington Street. The auction estimate […]

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Trump’s Ugly ‘Macaca Moment’

September 22, 2016 2:14 PM0 comments

It’s hard to imagine now, given all the disgusting filth and bigotry that has issued from the mouth of Donald Trump and his surrogates in the last year, that one single slur brought down a U.S. Senate candidate who was being groomed for the presidency just 10 years ago. In […]

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Guest Commentary: Walkable Urbanism in the City of Falls Church

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By Stewart Schwartz People were streaming along the sidewalks and biking down the street – parents with children, couples, retirees, and the full ethnic diversity of our region. Where were they all going? We were leading one of our tours of walkable urban places and were amazed. Our group had […]

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Mason Football Loses 41-25 Against Luray HS

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by Matthew Hochberg The George Mason High School football team’s momentum came to a screeching halt on Sept. 16, falling to Luray High School 41-25 on the road. Despite the loss, head coach Tony Green understands this is just one game in a long season of ups-and-downs for the 2-1 […]

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Letters to the Editor: Hire Tyrone Byrd as New Schools Superintendent

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Letters to the Editor: September 22 – 28, 2016   Hire Tyrone Byrd as New  Schools Superintendent Editor, In light of the news about Dr. Toni Jones’ resignation as Superintendent of the Falls Church school system, I want to voice my support for a candidate to replace her. Dr. Tyrone Byrd […]

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GMHS Varsity Field Hockey Drops Second Game in a Row, JV Wins

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by Jeffrey Wojtala – Special to the News-Press The George Mason High School field hockey teams split their recent games against Wakefield High School at home on Thursday, Sept. 15. The junior varsity team supported by a strong team effort won on a penalty corner at 15:42 of the second […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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The Bailey’s Community Shelter will remain in Bailey’s Crossroads. It will not move to a temporary location on the grounds of the Lincolnia Senior Center. On September 14, Fairfax County acquired property on Seminary Road, not far from the existing facility, that will be the site of a new permanent […]

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Press Pass: Peter Bjorn and John

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Peter Bjorn and John released Breakin’ Point, their first album in five years, in June and Peter Morén, a guitarist and vocalist in the group, said that the group can feel that they’ve been away for a long time. “You know, you don’t think about it when you’re a grown […]

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F.C. Elementary PTA Fall Social Planned for Sept. 24

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The Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association is hosting its annual Fall Social on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the house of Joe Abrenio and Rebecca Masri located at 418 Great Falls Street. There will be drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a spirit wear raffle at the […]

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