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Falls Church’s Miles Butler Featured in Fringe Festival

July 13, 2017 12:50 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident and a 2010 graduate of George Mason High School, Miles Butler, is a featured performer in a D.C. Fringe Festival production of “Shinka” in its world premiere. It is a dance and theater work by Ren Gyo Soh that “explores the mystery of living beings.” In a […]

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Editorial: No ‘Guard Rails’ On Campus Site

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Hey, Wegmans! Were you tuned into the Falls Church City Council meeting Monday night? With no West Coast baseball to watch during the All-Star break, maybe you accidentally had the Falls Church Cable channel tuned in to cure your insomnia around midnight. As reported in this week’s edition, when the […]

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Local Dean’s List Recipients Announced

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Residents who achieved a 3.5 or higher Grade Point Average have been recognized on their university’s Dean’s List. They’re listed as follows, with those receiving special distinctions noted otherwise. Kathyrn Derby (Dean’s List of Distinction) – University of Northern Colorado; Jaime Calderon (Highest Honors), Flor Chavez-Cruz and Sheila Evans – […]

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Letters to the Editor: Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year

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Letters to the Editor: July 13 – 19, 2017   Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year Editor, Although Falls Church City was blessed with no motor vehicle-related deaths in 2016, as reported in the July 6, Falls Church News-Press, “F.C. Lauded for No Traffic Fatalities in 2016,” we should […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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Housing costs too much in the Washington metropolitan region. That’s a fact, not an alternative fact. According to a June 2017 report by the Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington, “individuals and families all along the income spectrum can face obstacles finding affordable and appropriate housing in the Greater Washington […]

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Regional Transportation Open House Tonight

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The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is scheduled to host an open house and public hearing for Northern Virginians to learn about the Draft TransAction Plan and share comments in regards to it. The open house will commence at 5:30 p.m. and the public hearing at 7:00 p.m. tonight, July […]

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New Carousel at Lee District Park Unveiled

July 12, 2017 8:44 PM0 comments

A ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held at the Lee District Family Recreation Area in Fairfax County last Saturday officially opened Chessie’s Carousel there. Modeled after the popular Clemyjontri Park carousel in McLean, this new addition to Lee District Park allows riders who use wheelchairs to transfer to a bench and […]

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F.C. Street Sweeping Schedule Updated

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The street sweeping schedule for the City of Falls Church has been updated to include sweeping south of Broad St. on Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14, and sweeping north of Broad St. on Monday, July 17 and Tuesday, July 18. The City’s street sweeping contractor reports a large […]

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2 New Large Mixed-Use Projects Inch Toward Starting Line in F.C.

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Updates at Monday night’s Falls Church City Council meeting to two proposed large-scale mixed use projects that have been before the Council on repeated occasions both moved closer to the starting line.

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Taxpayer Cost Estimates of GMHS Excluded Tax Yields

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With less than two weeks to go before the Falls Church City Council will be voting to forward a petition to place a $120 million school bond referendum on the November 2017 ballot, the estimated taxpayer cost of a new school has so far excluded any projected tax revenue coming from the development of 10 acres on the 34-acre school site.

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