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McLean Players Gears Up to Premiere ‘Calendar Girls’

August 25, 2015 10:33 AM0 comments

by Kate Karstens The McLean Community Players’ production of Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls will premiere Friday, September 18 at the Alden Theater. Bob Sams, the director will lead his award-winning cast and crew as they produce this adaptation of one of the most popular British plays in history. The McLean […]

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Registration Open for McLean Community Center Fall Classes

August 24, 2015 3:31 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Registration is open for McLean Community Center’s fall classes. Residents of Small District 1A-Dranesville will receive a discount on fees, as well as any senior citizens over 60. There are over 100 classes to sign up for, all convenient and affordable for citizens. Adults can sign up for […]

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Critter Corner: Preston

3:26 PM0 comments

This is Preston, a 6-year-old Cairn Terrier, who lives in Falls Church’s Winter Hill Community. When he’s not taking walks along West Broad Street, Preston loves to play fetch and terrorize birds in the backyard.

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F.C. Democratic Committee Holds Annual Ice Cream Social

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The Falls Church Democratic Committee will be holding their annual Ice Cream Social on Labor Day, Sept. 7 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine in the picnic shelter at Cherry Hill Park at 300 Park Avenue. It will be free of charge and is […]

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Seven Corners Chick-fil-A Delivers School Supplies to F.C.

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Seven Corners Chick-fil-A team member Herbert Arandia delivered 235 school supplies to Falls Church City’s Housing and Human Services on Wednesday, Aug. 19, on behalf of the restaurant, for students to use the coming school year, which begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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231 F.C. Residents Sign Up to Learn About Solar Energy

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The City of Falls Church reported on Thursday, Aug. 20 that 231 City residents signed up to learn about solar energy through the Solarize NOVA program. That number has more than doubled from the 99 residents who had signed up for a solar assessment when the News-Press reported on the progress […]

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F.C.’s Baker Receives Fulbright Grant for Trip to Taiwan

August 21, 2015 4:13 PM0 comments

Matthew Noah Baker, a spring 2015 graduate of the College of William & Mary and a 2011 graduate of George Mason High School, received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant, which he’s using to do an English teaching assistantship in Taiwan, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright […]

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City of F.C. Looking for Volunteers for Habitat Restoration

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The City of Falls Church is looking for volunteers to assist the City’s Habitat Restoration Team in Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon. The team will restore the local ecosystem by removing invasive vegetation and replanting native species that benefit […]

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F.C. Residents Hold Least Credit Card Debt Among Virginians

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by Liz Lizama Residents of Falls Church ranked most fiscally responsible with their plastic in Virginia and 13 in the nation, according to a new SmartAsset study that measured credit card debt against income and wealth. With an average income of $59,088 and wealth at $58,462, Falls Church residents racked $3,670 […]

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Bathroom Ceiling Fan Causes Fire at Budget Inn Motel

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A bathroom ceiling fan in a room on the first floor of the two-story Budget Inn Motel at 7155 Lee Highway in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County was the cause of a fire on Wednesday, Aug. 19, according to the Fairfax County Fire Department.

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