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International Night Scheduled for Dec. 2 at TJ

December 1, 2016 12:13 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association’s annual International Night is slated for Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School at 601 S. Oak Street. The event will be held in the school’s gym and cafeteria. There will be over 20 countries represented, international cuisine and […]

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Press Pass: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

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The swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy have been playing holiday shows for at least a decade now. The group has released three albums of Christmas originals and covers – Whatchu’ Want for Christmas in 1997, Everything You Want for Christmas in 2004 and It Feels Like Christmas Time […]

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Letters to the Editor: Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill

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Letters to the Editor: December 1 – 7, 2016   Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill Editor, I am objecting to the new predatory towing practices in the Winter Hill area of S. Virginia Ave. and James St. Nine p.m. to 6 a.m.? Seven day a week? Parking on the […]

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George Mason HS ‘College 101’ Event Slated for Dec. 1

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George Mason High School is hosting a College 101 information session for the school’s juniors and their parents on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. The session is aimed at the junior class, but is open to all Mason students and parents. There will be a general overview  of the […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

10:30 AM0 comments

I recall being hunched over a textbook as I struggled to catch the inflections of the speaker’s voice coming through my earphones in French lab. The language lab was isolating: many students listening to many languages, each at their own pace, and in complete silence. So it was especially jarring […]

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Henderson Students Raise New Flags at Middle School

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Members of the Mary Ellen Henderson Flag Team unfurled two new flags on Monday, Nov. 28 to raise in the front of the school. A parent donated an American flag that had flown over the U.S. Capitol and came from Congressman Don Beyer’s office, and the school received a City of […]

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Senator Dick Saslaw’s Richmond Report

7:31 AM0 comments

On November 8, millions of Americans went to the polls and cast their ballot for president. Twenty days later, I sit here writing this column, observing that one presidential candidate leads the other by some 2 million votes. But the candidate with the 2 million-vote lead, Hillary Clinton, will not […]

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F.C. Mayor Declares January ‘Day of Service’

November 30, 2016 9:20 PM0 comments

At the initiative of Falls Church Council member Letty Hardi, Mayor David Tarter proclaimed Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 16, 2017 a “City of Falls Church Day of Service” to “encourage all citizens to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service projects in honor of Dr. King […]

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F.C. Council OKs 2 New Incentives To Spur Commercial Growth in City

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Monday night the Falls Church City Council gave final approval to a pair of ordinances designed to further incentivize commercial development in the City.

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VDOT’s I-66 Revamp Includes A W&OD Bridge Over Rt. 29

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New elements of the coming eastbound widening and introduction of tolls both ways on Interstate 66 were spelled out by VDOT’s Amanda Baxter to the Falls Church City Council Monday night, and the biggest surprise was plans to build a bridge over Route 29 barely north of the City limits in Arlington to facilitate traffic on the W&OD Trail.

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