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Marshall High School’s Whyte Wins Nat’l Merit Scholarship

April 8, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

Natascha A. Whyte, a Falls Church resident and senior at George C. Marhsall High School received a National Achievement Scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the organization announced this morning. The National Achievement Scholarship is worth $2,500. According to a press release sent out announcing the winners of the National […]

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Crime Report: Narcotics Violations, Illegal Concealed Weapon & a Stolen Piggy Bank

April 7, 2015 2:48 PM0 comments

Two weeks of crime in the City of Falls Church include a laundry list of incidents occurring March 30 – April 5 in the City. Notable crimes include four narcotic violations (three for marijuana, one cocaine), two assaults, a weapons violation, a tombstone was vandalized at The Falls Church and someone […]

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F.C.’s LCNV Seeks Tutoring Volunteers

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The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking volunteers interested in adult education, ESOL and related issues to help adults learn English. Teaching and foreign language skills, though beneficial, are not required for those interested in volunteering. Volunteers would be matched with an adult student registered for an English class […]

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Chmara Among Winners of Choreographer Competition

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Lauren Chmara, at 15 year-old student in Bullis School’s dance program and Falls Church resident, was among the winners of BalletNova’s Young Choreographer Competition. Chmara’s piece “True Friendship” was performed at the Fredgren Studio Theatre at 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church on Saturday, March 21, and won fifth place in the […]

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The Life of Willa Cather Explored at The Alden

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The life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather will be explored in the show “Call Me William: The Life and Loves of Willa Cather” next Sunday, April 19, at 2 p.m. at The Alden, which is inside of the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The show was […]

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Arlington Church Hosts Fundraiser for Stafford Cheerleader

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Rock Spring Unitarian Church of Christ is hosting the 2015 Cheer Summit Fundraiser this Sunday, April 12, from noon – 3 p.m. at its Carpenter Hall. The church is located at 5010 Little Falls Road, Arlington, and the fundraiser is to help Marissa Washington, a cheerleader at Mountain View High […]

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Simon van Steyn, Shelly Childs Get Engaged

April 6, 2015 4:30 PM0 comments

Falls Church native Simon van Steyn and Shelly Childs got engaged on Sunday, March 29, in Bluemont, Va. The weather held up enough for van Steyn to surprise Childs with an airplane ride, flying over a giant display reading “Shelly, will you marry me?”. According to Simon’s father, Shaun van Steyn, […]

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Zengo Cycling Studio Opens Saturday in Mosaic With Free Rides

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This Saturday, Zengo Cycle, a fully-dedicated cycling studio, will open its first Virginia location – and fourth overall – in Merrfield’s Mosaic District. In conjunction with its opening weekend, Zengo is offering free rides on Saturday and Sunday. In a press release, founder Marc Caputo says “Zengo delivers an intense, exceptional […]

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LWVFC to Present Program On ‘Civic Creativity’ April 19

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The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum called “Civic Creativity: Beyond Civic Engagement Finger-Wagging,” next Sunday, April 19, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center. Pete Davis, co-founder of Our Common Place of Falls Church, will start the program with a presentation, which will be […]

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Inaugural NOVA Film Festival Slated for April 13 – 18

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The inaugural Northern Virginia International Film Festival is slated for next week, April 13 – 18, at the Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic, located at 2911 District Ave., Falls Church. This year the organizers of the festival are working with The Action On Film Festival for the week-long […]

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