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Village Preservation & Improvement Society Host Tree Planting Events

October 17, 2016 4:04 PM0 comments

The Village Preservation and Improvement Society is hosting two tree planting events in cooperation with the City of Falls Church, the first of which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting place for that event is Berman Park at 200 Kent Street. The organization said in […]

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Critter Corner: Sheru

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THIS IS SHERU, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever who has never met anyone he didn’t like…well except the squirrels and rabbits in his yard. He makes sure they know who’s the boss of the yard. Most of the days he spends time contemplating on mysteries of life, strolling his yard, taking […]

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Press Pass: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

October 14, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers are currently working on a new album that they are aiming to release in early summer 2017. But they are also celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy, the major label debut of Clyne when he was The Refreshments, the predecessor of […]

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Rare Bird Coffee Roasters Holds Grand Opening Thursday Morning

October 13, 2016 2:55 PM0 comments

Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, which held its soft opening last Tuesday, held its official grand opening today with a ribbon cutting at its West Broad St. store.  City of Falls Church mayor David Tarter along with vice mayor Mary Beth Connelly and City Council members Phil Duncan, Letty Hardi and Karen […]

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Mason Volleyball Squad Beats Warren Co. & William Monroe

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by Matthew Hochberg George Mason High School girls’ volleyball team won twice in the past week, defeating Warren County at home on Oct. 6th before traveling to William Monroe on Tuesday and earning the victory. The 10-2 team has been playing impressive volleyball since the beginning of the season with […]

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Henderson Students Learn All About Eggs, Make Souffle

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Students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School recently completed a unit on eggs, during which they learned about the nutritional benefits of eggs, their role in cooking and baking, how to purchase them and how to store them. Then students learned five ways to cook an egg, hard boiled, soft boiled, […]

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Guest Commentary: Focus on New School Project, Not Library Expansion

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By Christina Goodwin This November, we will be seeing a bond referendum on the ballot for an $8 million bond to expand the Mary Riley Styles Library. In July of this year, I sent a similar letter to City Council and the School board with the same concerns below. They […]

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Mt. Daniel Students Visited by City’s Solid Waste Coordinator

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Ahead of the first grade’s trip to the Fairfax County waste transfer station, students had a lesson on recycling last week from a Falls Church City staff member. Chris McGough, the City of Falls Church’s Solid Waste Coordinator visited with all the classes with information on the basic importance of […]

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Mustangs Football Drops 4th Straight Game After 2-0 Start

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by Matthew Hochberg All was well in the first quarter for George Mason’s High School football team against Riverside High School on Friday, Oct. 7. Senior running back Dustin Green found the end zone for the first score of the game that gave Mason a 7-3 lead heading into quarter […]

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Letters to the Editor: Excited About Newly Renovated TV Studio

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Letters to the Editor: October 13 – 19, 2016   Excited About Newly Renovated TV Studio Editor, A September 29 article and accompanying photograph in the News-Press of the newly renovated and equipped public TV studio at George Mason High School is good news for all students who want to learn […]

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