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Hillary’s Revival Of Paul Tillich

September 20, 2017 9:16 PM0 comments

Probably unintended, but what Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote in her now-best selling memoir What Happened may help trigger a very badly needed new reform movement in mainstream religious institutions. On the one hand, religion is in a very sad state of affairs in the U.S. now, something that its enemies […]

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Crime Report: Stolen Weed Whackers, a Destroyed Trashcan & Moped Hit-and-Runner Caught

September 19, 2017 4:49 PM0 comments

The theft of a lawnmower was thwarted after the suspect was caught trying to remove the equipment from an unsecured backyard shed on W. George Mason Dr. last Monday, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. The suspect, however, was able to get away. In not-so-fortunate lawn […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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Like many jurisdictions, Arlington is adjusting to the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown – but with its own twist. At the Arlington Committee of 100’s Sept. 13 dinner, three local specialists described the county’s approach to handling its estimated 17,000 undocumented residents – one that stays within the law but resists […]

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Del. Simon Lashes Out at Gillespie’s ‘Swamp’ Ties

September 18, 2017 5:16 PM0 comments

At a press conference here Friday, Falls Church’s State Del. Marcus Simon lashed out at GOP gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie’s deep involvement in the Washington, D.C. “swamp” as a heavy-hitting lobbyist on behalf of some of the nation’s biggest corporations. In the years 2006, 2013 and 2016, he said, Gillespie “made […]

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St. James Lends a Hand to Hurricane Harvey Victims

September 15, 2017 6:00 PM0 comments

Parked outside of St. James Catholic Church on the corner of Park Ave. and Spring St. was a Penske truck collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey which struck southeast Texas over two weeks ago. Father Posey, the parish’s pastor, said about the relief efforts, “Whether the crisis is near or far, […]

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NOVA’s Annandale Campus to Hold Heritage Celebration

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The Annandale Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College will hold a Heritage Celebration on Friday, September 22 at 10:30 a.m. The event will take place on the historic site on campus where the original family farmhouse of the Pruitt family stood prior to the family’s sale of the property […]

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Critter Corner: Miss Truly Scrumptious

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Man’s best friend has nothing on Miss Truly Scrumptious, the Ames family’s lovable pup seen here. While normally she’s a good girl who doesn’t hop on the couches unless prompted, the sassy pose was too good to pass up this one time.

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1st Stage’s ‘Jesus Hopped the A Train’ Sends Message on Religion’s Role in Life

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1st Stage Theater kicked off its 2017-18 season with a contemplative and immersive showing of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” a play that highlights the ugliest aspects of prison life and most authentic manifestations of human nature. Following the impassioned shooting of a religious cult leader, Angel […]

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F.C. Fire Department Annual Open House Set for Next Month

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The Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Fire Prevention Week Open House on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The department is actively seeking partnerships with local businesses to sponsor open house activities and donate goods and services for an expanded silent auction. […]

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New Non-Profit Aimed to Help Caregivers

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Stay Put Where You Love, a non-profit organization, works with adults, children and seniors who stay at home or live with a family member while a loved one works full time who may need help in providing care. Research shows that the eldercare business is growing and there is a […]

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