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Britches and Hose Holds Auditions for New Production

March 24, 2015 12:30 PM0 comments

The Britches and Hose Theatre Company is holding auditions for its production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday, April 11, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Auditions will be held at Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. The audition process consists of cold readings […]

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Dulin Cooperative Preschool Raises Over $21,000

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Dulin Cooperative Preschool announced that they raised more than $21,000 through its annual auction events. With the help of local sponsors and donors the school raised a record-breaking amount to go toward operational costs and scholarships. Dulin Preschool, in an e-mail sent to the News-Press, said that they would like to thank all […]

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Stifel and Capra Hosts Fundraiser for Friends of F.C. Homeless Shelter

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Stifel and Capra at 260 West Broad Street is hosting a fundraising kickoff for the Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter’s biennial fundraising auction this Thursday, March 26, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event is a special shopping night where a percentage of proceeds that are purchased benefiting […]

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Marshall Academy Hosts Annual Criminal Justice Public Safety Career Fair

March 23, 2015 4:45 PM0 comments

Marshall Academy, located at 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, is hosting its annual Criminal Justice Public Safety Career Fair on Thursday, March 26, from 8 – 11:30 a.m. The event, in which participants can get an overview of available careers in the field of law enforcement, is free and open […]

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Former Mt. Daniel Elementary School Clinic Aide O’Connell Dies

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Timothy James O’Connell, a Falls Church City resident since 1999, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at his home. Timothy was born on February 4, 1940, in New York City, to Valentine and Lora Haynes O’Connell. His father was an engineer, and his mother a high school Latin teacher. […]

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Beadazzled Hosting Glass Artist Show Featuring Lisa St. Martin

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Beadazzled is hosting a glass artist show on Sunday, March 28 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in their Falls Church location. The show is free and will include a demonstration by artist Lisa St. Martin. Beadazzled is located in the Spectrum Building at 444 W. Broad Street. For more information […]

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Lifelong Virginian Carroll Thatcher Dies at 84

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Carroll Franklin Thatcher, 84, a lifelong Virginian and military veteran who lived in Orange, Va., died on Tuesday, March 10. He was born in Arlington on October 15, 1930 and raised in Northern Virginia. Carroll honorably served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps in the early 1950’s, earning the National […]

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Mason Row Neighborhood Traffic and Parking Impacts Forum Set for March 30

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Spectrum Development will present its estimation of the impact that its proposed Mason Row development will have on neighborhood traffic and parking at a community meeting on Monday, March 30, at 7 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street, according to a press release sent […]

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Make My Day C:PA Cuts Ribbon on New Store

March 20, 2015 3:15 PM0 comments

Make My Day C:PA, a new tax preparation company located at 450 North Washington Street, hosted a ribbon cutting last Saturday, March 14. Boris Boxman, owner of the company, and Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter cut the ribbon on the store with the company’s investors, Falls Church City Vice-Mayor […]

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Former Mt. Daniel Clinic Aide Timothy O’Connell Dies

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Timothy O’Connell, a well-liked clinic aide for a decade at Falls Church’s Mt. Daniel Elementary School until his retirement in 2010, died earlier this month, the News-Press has learned. O’Connell’s service and his death was briefly acknowledged by Falls Church Mayor David Tarter at a City Council meeting last week. […]

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