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Young Adult Lit Author Martina Boone Visits F.C.

July 1, 2015 1:34 PM0 comments

by Karim Doumar No two things have ever fit together better than Martina Boone and the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia. At its annual recognition event on Thursday, June 18, the council recognized the volunteers of the year, gave out community service awards, and heard the winners of the annual […]

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Crime Report: Smashburger Robbery, Domestic Assault & More Theft

June 30, 2015 1:09 PM0 comments

The biggest news in the latest City of Falls Church Crime Report is the after-hours armed robbery of Smashburger on S. Washington St. last Friday night. In other crime, there were a several alcohol-related arrests including a DUI and two drunk in publics, there was a domestic assault reported on W. Broad […]

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Commonwealth Circle Announces Scholarship Recipients

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The local nonprofit Commonwealth Circle, Inc. announced the recipients of their 2015 scholarships. Three local youths, Ada Haensel, Angie Leon and Karl Green, were awarded scholarships of $4,000 each based off of their academic records, community service and recommendations from teachers and counselors. To be eligible for the scholarships each student […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Throughout Virginia

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions throughout Virginia during the spring 2015 semester. The following students made the dean’s list at James Madison University: Hannah Ackleson, John Carr, Lillian Constance, Claire Dubas, Aydee Ferrufino, Alissa Forbes, Jonathan Gracia, Lauryn Hahne, Katrina Hatahet, Paul Henninger, Faiaz Kashem, Eric Kuldell, Katia Lizarraga, Laura Massaro, Robert Mercado, Ni Khanh Nguyen, Michael Pazirandeh, Lucia […]

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Falls Church-Area Man Found Dead in Kingstowne Lake

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A dead body found in Kingstowne Lake on Saturday was identified yesterday as 36-year-old Falls Church-area resident Kenneth Duane Berhardt, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

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Master Gardeners of NoVa Present Container Gardening Clinic

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The Master Gardeners of Norther Virginia are presenting a workshop called Container Gardening and Composting in Small Spaces next Saturday, July 11, from 10:30 a.m. – noon at Burke Branch Library, 4701 Seminary Road, Alexandria. The portion of the program on container gardening will focus on how to select the […]

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Vienna’s The Artful Gift Shop Closes

June 29, 2015 4:12 PM0 comments

The Artful Gift Shop, a staple of Church Street featuring hand-crafted gifts of art, closed their doors on Saturday, June 27, after 13 years in operation. Although the brick and mortar shop is going away, the business will remain in Vienna by hosting arts and crafts shows to benefit local […]

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Taylor Wright Named 2015 Brine National All-Star

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Taylor Wright of Annandale was named a 2015 Brine National All-Star and selected to represent Northern Virginia at the 2015 Brine National Lacrosse Academy and Brine National Lacrosse Classic, which kicked off today in Richmond with player check-in and team practices. The event, showcasing the top lacrosse players throughout the […]

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Critter Corner: Dukarlo

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THIS DUKARLO, a praying mantis who was marching along a wooden rail on one of the trails at the Bladensburg Waterfront Park in Bladensburg, Md. last Summer when it took a second to inspect the camera that was sizing it up.

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The Alden’s Summer Concert Series Begins July 5

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The Alden and the McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday Concert in the Park series begins this Sunday, July 5, at 5 p.m. at the park gazebo at McLean Central Park, located at 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean. The theme for this year’s series of free, two hour-long concerts is “Women Who […]

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