Articles by: FCNP.com

F.C. Employee of the Year Nominations Due March 6

February 23, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Human Resources Division is accepting nominations for the 2014 Employee of the Year award now through next Friday, March 6. “If you have observed an employee whom you feel merits consideration, please nominate them for this award,” said a blog post on the City government’s website […]

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Fairfax Co. Looking for Meals on Wheels Volunteers

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The Fairfax County government is looking for volunteer drivers for its Meals on Wheels services for older adults in and around Falls Church. The county is looking for drivers for its Vietnamese and Korean Meals on Wheels services in Falls Church. According to an e-mail from the county government, the Vietnamese […]

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F.C. Residents Slated to Perform at Large D.C. Venues

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Jonathan Modell and Gizelle Ruzany, a couple who live in Falls Church’s Winter Hill community, are slated to perform at large venues in Washington, D.C. over the next month. Modell, the drummer in the reggae band Nappy Riddem, is performing with his group at The Hamilton, located at 600 14th […]

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F.C. Residents Seeking Submissions for Local Cookbook

February 20, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Two Falls Church residents who would like to remain anonymous are seeking recipe submissions from Falls Church cooks for possible placement in a locally-based cookbook. Submissions should include the cook’s name, contact information, recipe and some background information about the dish. The deadline for submissions is next Sunday, March 1, and a […]

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2 Local Businesses Sign On As All-Night Grad Sponsors

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The Gaskins Team from Keller Williams Realty and Allstate Agent Gary Gayer have signed on as $1,000 sponsors of the All-Night Graduation Celebration, a safe, all-night celebration for George Mason High School graduates. Gary Gayer is the local Allstate Agent on Washington Street and The Gaskins Team staff live and […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the fall 2014 semester. Anna Caroline Grishaw was named to the dean’s list at the University of the South, where students must earn at least a 3.625 grade point average to […]

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Letters to the Editor: We Absolutely Need a New High School in F.C.

February 19, 2015 11:46 AM10 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 19 – 25, 2015   We Absolutely Need a New High School in F.C. Editor, Lou Mauro and I have disagreed (respectfully) about many things over the years, and it seems like that trend is going to continue. Despite what Lou said in his letter to […]

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Guest Commentary: After 13 Years, Creative Cauldron Has Built Solid Roots

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By Laura Hull “It is idle having planted an acorn in the morning to expect that afternoon to sit by the shade of the oak.” That has remained one of my favorite quotes from Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the author of the children’s story, The Little Prince. I’ve remembered it often […]

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Mustangs Win Bull Run District Championship

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by Liz Lizama With a 68-44 win against Madison County High School last Wednesday, the George Mason High School varsity boys basketball team advanced to the Bull Run District tournament final the following day where they defeated Strasburg High School 54-41. While Mason head coach Chris Capannola said the team […]

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Tarter, Shields Meet McAuliffe in Richmond

February 18, 2015 7:13 PM0 comments

Mayor David Tarter, City Manager Wyatt Shields, and Economic Development Director Rick Goff met with Governor Terry McAuliffe at the Executive Mansion in Richmond last week. They were invited to participate in discussions focused on economic development along with representatives from other Northern Virginia cities and counties Topics discussed with […]

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