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Editorial: Calling All Big Time Developers

July 13, 2016 7:08 PM0 comments

We can hope that private developers will not sit on their hands waiting for the Falls Church City government and School Board to give them the cue to step forward and propose an ambitious project by the West Falls Church Metro station that would merge 10 acres of the City’s […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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I scored an adventure in local radio last month. Former county board candidate Andrew Schneider asked me onto his Friday morning “Arlington Voices” show on Arlington’s own FM radio station WERA-LP 96.7 on (most of) your dials. We talked writing, history and too much on my adolescence. I learned that […]

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UPDATE: Missing Baby Located, Suspect In Custody

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UPDATE at 7:05 p.m.: Fairfax County police said that Flora Khatun was located with the baby in the 3500 block of Dean Drive in Chillum, Md. at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13 with the assistance of FBI’s Washington and Baltimore Field Offices and the Prince George’s County Police. Khatun will […]

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Fairfax Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Gun in F.C.

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A 40-year-old man was arrested on Monday, July 11 for allegedly firing a gun 10-15 times on Tuesday, July 5, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Police said that around 3:47 p.m. on July 5 that an officer heard several gunshots being fired in the area of the 8200 […]

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Matt Hills Appointed as New Principal at Mason

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The Falls Church Scool Board appointed Matt Hills as the new principal of George Mason High School during its meeting on Tuesday, July 12. The appointment of Hills follows the resignation of Tyrone Byrd, who was the school’s principal from 2008-2016. Also, Jeremy Ferrara was appointed as the assistant principal […]

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Crime Report: Vehicle Stolen from N. Washington St., 2 Assaults & Shoplifting at 7-Eleven

July 12, 2016 2:39 PM0 comments

A vehicle was stolen from the IM Autohaus on N. Washington St. last Thursday, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. The vehicle was later recovered after it turned up in Prince Georges Co. In other crime, two people shoplifted food from 7-Eleven, a woman assaulted a […]

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Shannyn Snyder Teaches ‘Grossology’ to Local Children

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Shannyn Snyder will teach ‘Grossology’ at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Wednesday, July 27 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the library’s Youth Services room. At the event, children will be exploring  all things slimy, burpy, runny and gooey, from making slime and goop […]

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Peak Oil Crisis: Brilliant Light Power – Progress Report

1:37 PM0 comments

Last month, Randell Mills, the founder, and CEO of New Jersey’s Brilliant Light Power, put on another of his infrequent briefings on the progress his laboratory has been making in developing a new source of energy. Mills has been working on his technology for over 25 years; has raised over […]

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Once Upon a Stage Performs at Falls Church Library

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Once Upon a Stage, an interactive children’s theater troupe, is performing “The Princess and The Pea,” at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Saturday, July 16 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in the library’s Youth Services room. In each hour-long performance, the narrator and ensemble […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Jaime Alexander Calderon made the dean’s list with high honors at McDaniel’s College, where students must earn a grade point average between 3.7 and 3.89 to achieve the honor. Jaclyn Rose Hallenbeck made […]

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