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Rep. Beyer Assails Trump Order Today Vs. Affordable Care Act

October 12, 2017 3:38 PM0 comments

U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, issued a  statement Thursday assailing Donald Trump’s executive order signed today targeting the Affordable Care Act. Beyer stated, “Bipartisan opposition sank attempts to yank healthcare coverage from millions, so Donald Trump […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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Although resilience is one of my favorite words, and the basis for today’s Mason District Resilience Summit and Expo at the Mason District Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike in Annandale (Senior Safety Seminar from 2 – 4 p.m., Expo from 4 – 6 p.m., and General Session from 7 – […]

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Discussion on Green Schools Taking Place Next Thursday

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The community is invited to attend a panel discussion on green schools, hosted by the City of Falls Church Environmental Sustainability Council (ESC) at its next meeting, on Thursday, Oct. 19 starting at 7:30 p.m. The panel will explore the value of sustainably designed schools for students, teachers and the […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017

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Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017   Taking a Stand Against the City’s Bicycle Bullies Editor, Two weeks ago, while I was crossing the street I was nearly run over by a bicyclist who didn’t even slow down at his stop sign. He was so close I […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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Since this is my last column before November 7th, Election Day 2017, I think it is appropriate to offer my observations on the current choices facing Virginia voters. This election cycle includes the statewide contests for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and the House of Delegates. (Virginia’s Senate – which […]

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Tysons Library Opens Saturday After 2 Years of Renovations

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On Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., book and library lovers alike will fling open the doors and celebrate the reopening of the new and improved Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library which will have a formal ribbon-cutting, music, story hour, all day technology open house, refreshments and best of all, the unveiling of new features in sparkling space.

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Guest Commentary: Rhetoric Over Strategy: Reconsidering the Referendum

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By Johannah Barry Although the recent weather presents a somewhat different picture, autumn is upon us. Two clear signs — the ubiquitous pumpkin spice flavoring in any comestible imaginable and growing political campaign rhetoric. I cannot tell you which is more unpalatable, but I can tell you that one is […]

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Weinstein Scandal Not a Sideshow

October 11, 2017 9:21 PM0 comments

The Harvey Weinstein scandal is not a sideshow. It occupies one of the three main rings under the big top of the circus that America has become. While the foul-smelling, bleating Donald strives to command a lion’s share of attention with his feeble stream of little tweets, even as the […]

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Mustangs Rebound from Short Slump to Win 2 Key Matches

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Bouncing back from a short mid-season slump, George Mason High School’s volleyball team re-established its winning rhythm with a sweep over Clarke County and 3-2 gritty win against Rappahannock County High School. Against Clarke on Tuesday, Mason was clearly the better team. They passed fluidly, dug out the visiting Eagles’ […]

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F.C. Council Walking Tour Monday at 6 p.m.

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In lieu of its work session next Monday night, Oct. 16, the Falls Church City Council will assemble at the northeast corner of Broad and Washington St. to do a walking tour of the proposed mixed-use development project at that intersection. The tour will then proceed over to the 301 […]

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