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Dems Target 17 Va. GOP Districts Won by Clinton

April 19, 2017 9:32 PM0 comments

At the Richmond Legislative Report luncheon hosted by the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce and Merrifield Business Association Tuesday, State Sen. Dick Saslaw and State Del. Marcus Simon stressed how pivotal the role of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe was in this year’s session, vetoing 40 bills passed by the Republican-controlled […]

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O’Reilly Falls, Is Trump Next?

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If Bill O’Reilly is gone, can Donald Trump be far behind? It is only a matter of time. The case against Trump is growing and growing. Nothing said against him before he took office has changed. He has only proven his duplicity and craven immorality the more. Let’s be clear […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors

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The following students from Falls Church recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at their respective colleges. Phi Kappa Phi serves as the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, welcoming scholars from all academic backgrounds into its group. Peggy Brozi was initiated at […]

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Editorial: The Legacy of James M. Scott

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In what was a week of tragic losses for the City of Falls Church. Former Virginia State Delegate James M. (Jim) Scott passed away last Saturday after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s. Scott served for 22 years in the General Assembly from 1992 to 2014, representing the 53rd District that […]

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Falls Church’s Bertha Sullivan Dies

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Bertha Sullivan, “Bea” as she preferred to be known and a longtime resident of Falls Church City since 1968, passed away March 28, 2017 due to congestive heart failure and pneumonia at Fairfax Hospital. Wife of the late John Edward Sullivan, both had been active members of the local V.F.W. […]

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Delegate Simon’s Richmond Report

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This month I’d like to use the space normally devoted to my monthly Richmond Report to share my memories of my early days in Richmond working for former Delegate Jim Scott, who died last week of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Like many recent college grads, I was anxious to find […]

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F.C. School Board Retains Perkins Eastman Bid for GM Feasibility Study

April 18, 2017 10:41 PM0 comments

Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board moved to allocate $56,580 to retain the architectural consulting firm of Perkins Eastman to do a swift feasibility study of what a new George Mason High School may need and look like if voters were to approve a referendum in November to undertake the […]

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Crime Report: Stolen Wallet, Laptop & Bottle of Crown Royal

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Most of this week’s Falls Church crime report consists of thefts including a wallet taken from a locker at 24 Hour Fitness, a power washer stolen from a shed on Great Falls St., a laptop taken from a vehicle, stolen jewelry from Yasini Jewelers and a bottle of Crown Royal […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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Ah, the aroma of old paper and ink inside a fading hardbound book. One of our community’s longest-standing haunts for bibliophiles is closing up shop. The Bookhouse for 43 years sold American history volumes in an unprepossessing home on North Emerson Street (across Wilson Blvd. from Safeway) tucked in a […]

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Longtime Falls Church Resident Kathleen Jones Dies at 61

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Kathleen A. Jones died peacefully in her home in Falls Church, Va. at the age of 61. Kathleen was born in Bridgeport, Conn. and was the only daughter of Patrick F. and Teresa C. Jones. She graduated from Sacred Heart School and Cathedral High School in Bridgeport. She then attended […]

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