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Seats Still Available for Master Gardener Volunteer Training

July 27, 2015 12:53 PM0 comments

The fall training program for Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardners in Arlington/Alexandria has a few slots available for area residents who want to learn more about gardening and be trained to work as volunteers in Virginia Cooperative Extension public education programs, which are aimed at preserving and sustaining the environment. […]

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W. Broad Street Fire Causes $100,000 in Damages

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A fire at 929 W. Broad Street Monday morning caused $100,000 damage, according to a press release from the City of Falls Church.

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F.C. Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing in Urban, Md.

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Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church has been charged by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office for allegedly murdering a man and seriously wounding the man’s wife at the Anna Prayer Counseling and Retreat Center in Urbana, Md.

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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. Alexis Morse (cum laude), Danielle O’Brien (magna cum laude), Christopher Tran (cum laude) and Erica Walborn (magna cum laude) graduated from James Madison University with honors. The following students also graduated from James […]

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One More Page Announces Additional Summer Events

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One More Page Books, located on the edge of Falls Church at 2200 N. Westmoreland St. #101, Arlington, announced additional summer events earlier this week. On Thursday, July 30, at 7 p.m. Washington Post Sunday Magazine staff writer and author Neely Tucker will be at One More Page to discuss and sign […]

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Critter Corner: Charlie

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THIS IS CHARLIE, a 3-year-old who enjoys running around the house like a maniac with his sister Sadie in the Madison Place neighborhood in Greater Falls Church, near Bailey’s Crossroads. He rarely comes out when company comes over, but he loves stalking around the house and lounging on the steps […]

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Former Falls Church Resident Wins Gold at Senior Games

July 24, 2015 2:23 PM0 comments

Former Falls Church resident Charlie Edwards, 96, of Springfield won a gold medal in the men’s compound release archery competition in the 95 – 99 age bracket at the 2015 National Senior Games held in Minnesota earlier this month. Edwards was one of the less than one percent of competitors […]

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F.C. Lions Announce More 2015 Scholarship Winners

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The Falls Church Lions Club announced four more local high school seniors as recipients of their 2015 scholarship awards in addition to George Mason High School senior Sara Campbell, who received a Donald S. Frady Scholarship in June. Mason senior Katie Cheney and Falls Church High School senior Julia Alexandra Rodriguez […]

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Prisoner Who Escaped Custody at Inova Fairfax Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charges

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Wossen Assaye, 43, of Arlington, a prisoner who escaped police custody at Inova Fairfax Hospital in late March, pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during his assaults of two security guards when he escaped from custody.

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Hampton Honored by McLean Community Center

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The Friends of the McLean Community Center has named Mary Anne Hampton, one of two original staff members hired when the McLean Community Center opened in 1975, the recipient of its 2015 Friend in Deed award. Hampton is the 23rd person to receive this recognition “with gratitude for outstanding leadership and support […]

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