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Minority Law Firms Now Welcome LGBT Members

September 21, 2016 7:09 PM0 comments

The National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) announced yesterday that LGBT owned firms certified by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NLGCC) and otherwise eligible are “effective immediately to be members of our organization.” The Falls Church NAMWOLF-member firm of Benton, Potter and Murdock […]

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Input Sought on Hazard Mitigation Plan

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The 2017 draft Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan is now available for public review and comment on Fairfax government websites and public review and comments are encouraged up to Friday, Oct. 2. The plan was updated by the Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Advisory Committee, which includes representatives from 19 jurisdictions, […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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I have been working with the Mason District Council (of Civic Associations) to set up a district-wide town hall focused on the AirBnB/short-term lodging rentals issue. The town hall has been set for Wednesday, Oct 5 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School. I invite you to […]

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F.C. Schools to Create Technology Advisory Committee

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Falls Church City Public School is creating an Technology Advisory Committee to review current technology usage and plan for the future of the Personalized Learning Initiative. “Parent input on educational technology usage is especially important,” the school system said in its Wednesday, Sept. 21 Morning Announcements email. The school system […]

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Registration Open for New NoVa Comm. College Session

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Registration is now open for an eight-week session that begins Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Northern Virginia Community College. Registration for the session closes at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Students may enroll 24 hours a day at or in person at one of Northern Virginia Community College’s six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, […]

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Wilkes U. Awards Master’s Degree to Kyle Drake

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Falls Church native Kyle Drake was recently awarded a Master of Science in Education from Wilkes University. His degree was one of 372 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees awarded to Wilkes students graduating after the completion of the 2016 summer semester. Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education […]

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F.C.’s Camila Moscoso Receives Fulbright Fellowship

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Falls Church native Camila Moscoso, who is a 2016 graduate of Lafayette College, was won a spot in the Fulbright program, a prestigious, life-changing fellowship that provides funds for study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. She is a graduate of J.E.B. Stuart High School. Moscoso, who was a double […]

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F.C. Students Could Win National Merit Scholarships

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Several students from Falls Church are among the approximately 16,000 students nationwide who made it to the semifinal round of the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a press release from National Merit Scholarship Corporation. George Mason High School’s Lydia Gompper is the only Mustang on the list of semifinalists […]

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F.C. City Hall Renovation Town Hall Scheduled for Oct. 6

September 20, 2016 4:35 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church is hosting a town hall on Thursday, Oct. 6 to give citizens a chance to weigh in on the City’s plans to renovate City Hall. The town hall will be held from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers/Court Room on the second floor […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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If we make it through Metro’s SafeTrack repair binge, what will we loyal subway users have gained? Worst-case scenario: a continually unsafe system underfunded and losing ridership to hipster services like Uber. So said panelists at the Sept. 14 Arlington Committee of 100 dinner, brainstorming on solutions for a Metro […]

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