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The 2016 Elections: No More Foxes in the Henhouse

February 9, 2016 2:35 PM0 comments

The campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are a public uprising against conflict of interest. For a meager campaign donation or the promise of a private sector job, lawmakers are rented to rewrite the rules to benefit the few at the expense of the many. America worships the rich […]

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3rd Annual NoVa Teen Book Festival Scheduled for March 5

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One More Page Books is partnering with the Arlington County, Fairfax County and Loudon County public libraries and George Mason University’s Fall for the Book Festival to co-host the third annual NoVa Teen Book Festival, which is slated for Saturday, March 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Washington-Lee High […]

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DMV 2 Go Returns to The Little City on Feb. 12

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The Department of Motor Vehicles mobile customer service center, DMV 2 Go, will be at City Hall at 300 Park Avenue on Friday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.The special event is co-hosted by the Commissioner of the Revenue and the Virginia DMV. This event is open to all Virginia residents. No […]

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Children Can Hunt for Easter Eggs in F.C. on March 26

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The City of Falls Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. – noon at Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue. At the event, children will can hunt for Easter eggs and candy in the park and have their photo taken with the […]

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F.C. Council Delays Action on West Broad Small Area Plan

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An unexpectedly robust outpouring of concern by property owners and other stakeholders on the West Broad Street commercial corridor of the City of Falls Church led to a decision to slow down action on the so-called ‘West Broad Street Small Area Plan” by the F.C. City Council Monday night.

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Falls Church HS Students Recognized for Writing

February 8, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

Three students at Falls Church High School, Calathea Pacifica, Christopher Boose, and Abigail Page, were recently recognized by the D.C. Metro Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. All three students are members of Jagazine, a writing and poetry club at Falls Church High School. Calathea, a sophomore, entered her work titled […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: A Breakthrough?

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Two weeks ago I wrote a column about the progress that Randell Mills up in Cranbury N.J. has been making on his 25-year quest to develop a new source of energy to replace fossil fuels. Such a replacement would not only give the world a fighting chance to stop global […]

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Mia Grace Baroukh Fundraiser Scheduled for Feb. 11

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A fundraiser for Mia Grace Baroukh, the daughter of Falls Church City Councilmember Nader Baroukh who was diagnosed with a brain tumor in November 2015, is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11 at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack at 130 N. Washington Street. Mia Grace underwent a 14-hour surgery within days […]

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Ashes Cause F.C. House Fire Resulting in $70,000 in Damage

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Ashes caused a Falls Church house fire on Sunday, Feb. 7  that resulted in $70,000 in damage, according to the Falls Church Fire and Rescue Department. Firefighters responded to a single-family home located at 3329 Nevius Street on Sunday evening and encountered smoke and fire coming from the carport area […]

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F.C. Library Hosts Elaine Murray for Storytelling Event

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue is hosting Elaine Murray for a storytelling event on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 11 – 11:45 a.m. No registration is required for the event, which is planned for children for ages five and up. Murray will read selections from A […]

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