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VIRGINIA GOV. TIM KAINE, speaking at his town meeting at the Luther Jackson Middle School last Saturday, had among the over 200 attendees a delegation from the City of Falls Church in the front row. Left to right in the front row: Mayor Robin Gardner, Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry and City Councilman Dave Snyder. See story, elsewhere this edition. (News-Press photo)
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Community News and Notes

THE MAYOR OF FALLS CHURCH signed a proclamation at Monday’s City Council meeting commending the Medicine Shoppe at 109 W. Broad St. on the occasion of its 25th anniversary in business. Pharmacist Joe Smith, who began working here in 1955, opened the doors of his own Medicine Shoppe business in […]

ANDREW KOTYK, a senior at McLean High School, received his Eagle Scout award at a court of honor on Saturday, April 12 at the Scout House. He is shown with his parents, Myron and Debbie Kotyk. Andrew earned 39 merit badges during his Boy Scout career and took part in a canoeing expedition in the Adirondacks. He will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall. (Photo: Courtesy Richard Lobb)
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Community News and Notes

Falls Church Police Chief Harry Reitze announced four promotions August 6. These members of the department were recognized for their exemplary work promoting public safety. Pictured left to right: Joe Carter promoted to Corporal, Richard Campbell promoted to Lieutenant, Chief Harry Reitze, Michael Bunker, promoted to Corporal and Charles Carr […]

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Akridge

Touting an enormous potential for the future development of the City of Falls Church, a leading representative of the Akridge Company from Washington D.C. laid out a blueprint for moving forward at a special briefing to the City’s Economic Development Authority last week.