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Best of Falls Church 2016 Editors’ Picks: BEST Place to Work Up a Sweat & Meet 3 Friendly Doggies

August 25, 2016 7:58 AM0 comments

Functional Fitness Nothing helps cope with suffering more than a smile, and these doggies who hang out at the premises of Falls Church’s Functional Fitness studio on S. Washington St. definitely know how to smile. They’re Scrapple (the one who looks like scrapple) and Izzy, the big one. They’re almost […]

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New ‘Little City Guide’ Off the Press

August 24, 2016 10:52 PM0 comments

This year’s edition of Falls Church’s “Little City Community Guide” is off the presses and being distributed this week around the City by publisher Tom Gittins. It is a project of First Friday of Falls Church. The 56-page guide to the attractions, businesses, services, restaurants, shopping and entertainment in Falls […]

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New TSA Enrollment Office in Tysons

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As of a grand opening yesterday, citizens can now get their TSA Pre-Check at the Tysons Corner Department of Motor Vehicles office, which will save them time in airport security lines when they travel. This is the third TSA enrollment office opened this summer as the Virginia DMV is the […]

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DMV 2 Go in F.C. Sept. 2

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The Department of Motor Vehicles mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, will return to City Hall (300 Park Avenue) next Friday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The special event is co-hosted by the Commissioner of the Revenue and the Virginia DMV and is open to all Virginia residents. No appointments […]

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Crime Report: Abduction, Domestic Assault and Assaulting a Police Officer

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There were several disturbing crimes in the City of Falls Church crime report last week with three assaults including one involving abduction and family member and another involving a police officer. On Sunday, a 29-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for abduction and domestic assault after abducting and assaulting a family […]

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Editorial: F.C.’s Future Is Bright

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So much for the lazy days of summer. It’s always with a slight sense of desperation that time is slipping by and not enough is getting done that the first signs of Labor Day appear on the horizon. How has been your summer this year? How does it rank compared […]

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Press Pass: Skye & Ross

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When Skye Edwards and Ross Godfrey, two-thirds of the UK trip-hop group Morcheeba, reunited to create a new group called Skye & Ross, it wasn’t just the duo that came together for their self-titled debut album. They brought their families into the mix. According to Ross Godfrey, he and his […]

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The Ugly Truth About Football

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The ongoing descent of the Trump campaign hate rhetoric and attacks spiraling toward places no self-respecting gutter would go owes whatever traction it has in the electorate to a systematic, decades-long decay of core humanitarian American geniality and civility. Where will this stop? It’s clear the November election won’t serve […]

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Travel Specialist to Speak to Annandale Organization

August 23, 2016 11:59 AM0 comments

Elsie Cunningham, a luxury travel specialist with Seven Lands and Seas Travel, will speak to the Annandale chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Mason District Governmental Center, located at 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale. […]

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Benton’s ‘Extraordinary Hearts’ Rises to No. 1 Again

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Falls Church News-Press owner Nicholas Benton’s recent book, Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility’s Central Role in the Progress of Civilization (Lethe Press 2013) has once again risen to No. 1 in the Gay Studies category on The book is a compilation of 100 short essays written weekly for the […]

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