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Our Man in Arlington

The Rev. Michael McGee, Senior Pastor of the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Arlington, delivered an excellent sermon last Sunday that caused me once again to reflect on the whole issue of equal rights for woman in our society.

Falls Church City News Briefs

F.C. ‘Arts District’ Push to Begin Sept. 8 Two leaders of the City of Falls Church’s burgeoning arts community will be addressing the F.C. City Council at its Sept. 8 meeting, reporting on progress in the development of an arts center at the new Pearson Square mixed use project and advocating that the City officially […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat

Artomatic and the Laws of Art Shows First of all, we have to say that Artomatic is an organizational tour de force. Each year’s event seems bigger than the last. Like all things in life, there are good and bad aspects to that.

Off Track: Alex Mejias

Mason High Musician Hits Up Hometown Charlottesville musician Alex Mejias, a member of George Mason High School’s Class of 1996, performs at Jammin’ Java next Wednesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. Mejias, whose music could be likened to a more spiritually-minded Vertical Horizon, opens for Sparky’s Flaw.

Community News and Notes

Bob Lazar, cutting the ribbon, Mayor of Purceville, Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority Board Member Su Webb and James Wiley, Town Councilman and former NVRPA Board Member of 30 years, celebrate a new train-themed playground along the W&OD Trail. (Photo: Paul McCray)

Don Beyer Volvo Partners for Novel Environmental Initiative

Falls Church-based Don Beyer Volvo launched a major new environmental initiative this week, teaming with a Rockville-based clean energy company to buy Renewable Energy Credits (REC) with every car sold to offset with wind power each vehicle’s estimated first year of carbon emissions.

Former F.C. Councilman & U.S. Ambassador John Scanlan Dies

John D. Scanlan, 79, a former Falls Church City Council member, career Foreign Service Officer, international consultant and former U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1985 to 1989, died November 20, in Naples, Florida, from injuries suffered in a fall at his residence.