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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

Happy Thanksgiving! I am hopeful, on this traditional day for giving thanks, that everyone can put aside their differences, and recognize the many blessings we enjoy in this nation. Whether young, old or in-between, rich or poor, native-born or immigrant, regardless of belief or gender, we are so fo

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-23 09:43:49

A Very Victorian Christmas Sets the Table for Saturday

Re-enactors from the 1860s welcome friends and soldiers for holiday cheer in the midst of Civil War conflict this Saturday, Nov. 25 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Farmhouse (312 Park Ave., Falls Church). Visitors can enjoy period carols, parlor games, light refreshments, and decorations includi

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-23 11:00:02

Guest Commentary: Support Justice & School Board's Sandy Evans

Local citizens are being asked to sign a petition to recall Sandy Evans, a duly elected, hard-working, member of the Fairfax County School Board. Those pushing recall contend that this has nothing to do with the new name, Justice High School, but is all about the process. Really? Does anyone believe

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-23 09:54:44

Small Business Saturday is this Weekend

Small Business Saturday is this Saturday, Nov. 25. The shopping "holiday" was created by American Express to support the small business community as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize small, local, brick and mortar busines

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-11-23 12:07:14

Falls Church Veteran EDA Guru: Density Is Vital to City's Future

Former F.C. EDA chair Ed Saltzberg addresses the Village Preservation and Improvement Society last Sunday. (Photo: News-Press) The City of Falls Church has only begun to scratch the surface of its economic development potential, Ed Saltzburg, the City's long-standing Economic Development Authority l


Spike In Thefts From Cars: Falls Church Police

FALLS CHURCH, VA-While reports of larcenies from cars aren't uncommon, the City of Falls Church has seen an significant spike over the last week. Falls Church Police took nine reports of thefts from vehicles in the span of three days (Nov. 13-15). Police did not indicate if any of the incidents coul


Questions remain after recent police-involved shootings involving Park Police, Montgomery Co. police

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Two police-involved shootings in recent weeks in Fairfax County and Montgomery County have left a number of unanswered questions. In both cases, the victims were wounded but their names have not been released, and neither one of the men has been charged with a crime. It was just af

FOX5DC.COM - 2017-11-24 00:31:00

Federal judge rejects Va. Democrats' bid to bar state elections officials from certifying result in House District 28

A federal judge in Alexandria on Wednesday evening rejected Democrats' emergency bid to halt the State Board of Elections from certifying the vote totals in House District 28, increasing pressure on state elections officials to act in the Fredericksburg-area contest. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis I

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-11-23 18:17:00

Passenger was injured in crash where KDPS officer was cited for drunk driving

New details show injuries after off-duty KDPS officer crashed truck into stream. Officer now faces OWI charges. A passenger in the truck driven by KDPS Officer Jeffery Crouse had to be taken to a hospital back in October shortly after Crouse crashed the vehicle into a stream near Vicksburg. Accordin

WWMT - 2017-11-23 21:44:21

Timeline outlined for medical marijuana ordinance

Sturgis planning commissioners on Tuesday received an update from Will Prichard, director of community development, that the city commission wanted staff members to draft a medical marijuana ordinance for first reading at the city commission's meeting Dec. 20. Sturgis planning commissioners on Tuesd

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

Meet Your Neighbor: HarryNiebling reflects on craft of clowning

Harry Niebling came to Sturgis in 1964. One of his hobbies was portraying a clown Harry Niebling came to Sturgis in 1964. One of his hobbies was portraying a clown and he has many fond memories of serving that role in the Michigan Week parade. Niebling recently discussed how he got his start as a c

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

'Career criminal' Henderson sentenced

IONIA COUNTY - One drop of blood is all it took to identify a Union City man as the culprit behind a rash of break-ins into vending machines in Ionia, Calhoun and Branch counties, Ionia County Prosecutor Kyle Butler said Tuesday. Clayton Henderson, 47, was in Ionia County 8th Circuit Court for sente

IONIA SENTINEL-STANDARD - 2017-11-24 05:01:00

Ready to Serve: Numerous services offered by Hospital Auxiliary

When it comes to Sturgis clubs, there's none quite like Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary. When it comes to Sturgis clubs, there's none quite like Sturgis Hospital Auxiliary. The auxiliary consists of eight separate guilds, each which offers a different service for the hospital. Here's a look at the differ

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

Blessings counted: After children were put into harm's way, three families thankful for their safety

Ask nearly anyone what they are thankful for, and family is usually at the top of the list. Ask nearly anyone what they are thankful for and family is usually at the top of the list. In the aftermath of tragedies and natural disasters of recent months, some local parents talk about how they are espe

STURGIS JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Neighbor of the Month: Richard Yesh

Richard Yesh, "Neighbor of the Month" for November, has been a pillar of the community for decades. Richard Yesh, "Neighbor of the Month" for November, has been a pillar of the community for decades. More than just a nice guy next door, Yesh has also has served as supervisor of Fawn River Township s


Firefighters bring Thanksgiving to Dunebrook families

MICHIGAN CITY - Michigan City Firefighters Union Local 475 made Thanksgiving brighter for 36 local families served by Dunebrook. Firefighters delivered two truckloads of meals, each complete with a turkey, milk, eggs, butter and all of the trimmings for a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Matt Zawacki

NEWS DISPATCH - 2017-11-22 21:44:00

Police say 'larping' fan wanted for making lewd proposal to a child

Owasso police say Nicholas Wang is suspected of making a lewd or indecent proposal to a child. He has a warrant for his arrest. Police say Wang is heavily involving in larping, cosplay and the furry genre. (Owasso Police Dept.) OWASSO, Okla. (KTUL) -- Owasso police are asking for the public's help f

KTUL - 2017-11-22 17:25:16

Owasso Police searching for man in furry community who had relationship with 13-year-old girl

Authorities are searching for a Broken Arrow man they say had an "inappropriate relationship" with a 13-year-old girl he met at a Tulsa furry convention. According to the Owasso Police Department, the man, Nicholas Wang, met the girl at a furry meet up in Tulsa and had a relationship through text me

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-22 23:28:00

Owasso Police incidents (Tuesday, Nov. 21)

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TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-22 16:29:00

3 Jailed After Drive-By Shooting In Skiatook

Three people are in the Osage County jail after a drive-by shooting in Skiatook. Detectives say Shelbie McQuay and Kacey Matza drove by Josiah Cody's house to confront him about a personal issue. Police tell us Cody fired four to five shots, hitting the vehicle twice as it drove away.