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Crime Report: Student Makes Threat Against George Mason High School

December 11, 2017 3:22 PM0 comments

A threat against George Mason High School by a student is the major item in this week’s City of Falls Church crime report. A 17-year-old student was arrested last Friday after a multi-day investigation by police. In other crime, someone stole a bunch of items from Rite-Aid, a man skipped […]

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Longtime Falls Church Resident Peggy Dolan Dies at Age 86

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Peggy Anne Dolan, devoted daughter of Anne M. and Thomas L. Derham, passed away this week at the age of 86. Raised in Elkins Park, PA, she attended Chestnut Hill College, where she graduated in 1953. She married her beloved husband, Gene Dolan (USMC) in 1954, and they moved to […]

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The Great Energy Transition: A Progress Report

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On Nov. 24 in Stockholm, there was a demonstration of the progress that the Italian, Andrea Rossi, has made in his decades-long effort to develop a new source of energy based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR). As Rossi’s last demonstration of an earlier version of his energy-producing device was […]

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Violent Threats Result in Mason Student’s Arrest

December 8, 2017 7:56 PM0 comments

A 17-year-old George Mason High School student was arrested today at 11 a.m. and received a felony charge for making threats to bomb and/or damage a building. City of Falls Church Police Chief Mary Gavin and Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan held a joint press […]

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Lego League Competition Sees Big Turnout and Awards

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Twelve teams from both Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School competed in the recent FIRST Lego League competition held at Henderson (7130 Leesbug Pike, Falls Church), during a huge two-day weekend event. The Hydro-Dynamics theme for this year’s competition had students thinking about where the water […]

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1st Stage Theatre Continues Current Production

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1st Stage (1524 Spring Hill Rd., Tysons), Tysons Corner’s award-winning professional theater, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of “My Name is Asher Lev” written by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok, and directed by Nick Olcott, until Saturday, Dec. 23. The 1st Stage production of […]

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Mustangs Go 2-1 in Packed Second Week of Season

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Entering the second week of their season, George Mason High School’s girls basketball team suffered their first loss of the year while adding two more wins with a 52-43 defeat against The Potomac School on Dec. 5 sandwiched between victories against Dominion High School, 56-35, on Nov. 29 and Yorktown […]

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‘Virginia Competes’ Luncheon Receives Keynote Address from EEOC Commissioner

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Keynote speaker at Equality Virginia’s second annual “Virginia Competes” luncheon held at the Tower Club in Tysons last week was Virginia Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) commissioner Chai R. Feldblum, the first openly lesbian commissioner and fourth with a disability to serve on the commission. She expressed concern for the […]

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Falls Church Housing Corporation Fights for Affordable Homes & Tight-Knit Communities

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By Carey Averbook Hanh Hoang has lived in her one-bedroom unit in the City of Falls Church with her husband, Quy, since 2006. As low-income seniors, Hanh, 72, and Quy, 79, chose Winter Hill Apartments because of its affordability, the activities and services offered and the large Vietnamese community. Falls […]

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More Events for McLean & Neighboring Residents

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One family event and one civic event will be open to McLean Community Center (MCC) residents and neighbors this upcoming weekend. On Friday, Dec. 8 from 7 – 9 p.m, gather the family and bring your blankets, pillows and camp chairs for an indoor, picnic-style family movie night. MCC will […]

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