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Editorial: The Lesson of ‘Cube Smart’

August 12, 2015 5:43 PM0 comments

Hey! Wasn’t another large scale mixed use development project slated to go at the former Shreve Oil property by where N. Washington St. (Rt. 29) crosses Interstate 66? It was reported in 2012 that developer Mark Silverwood, who built the Westlee across the street, submitted plans to Arlington County (the […]

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McLean Community Center to Hold 2 Budget Meetings

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McLean Community Center’s governing board will hold two public meetings, one in August and one in September, on its proposed FY 2017 budget. Both meetings will be held at the Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. The first meeting, the Finance Committee Meeting of the Whole, will be held on […]

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Trinity United Methodist Welcomes New Pastor

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Trinity United Methodist Church, located at 1205 Dolley Madison Blvd. McLean, welcomed Rev. Keith Lee as their new associate pastor recently. Lee is joining Trinity United from Korean United Methodist Church of Greater Washington. Lee is a native of California and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from […]

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Medtech College Holds Second Semi-Annual Pink Out

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Medtech College’s Falls Church location held its second semi-annual Pink Out on Wednesday, Aug. 5, to raise awareness for breast cancer. The school held a Pie-It Forward fundraiser, during which students, staff and members of the public could purchase pies to throw in the face of their favorite Medtech instructor or […]

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Mooney Wins 5th Annual Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Contest

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Falls Church’s American Legion Post 130 hosted its 5th annual Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Contest on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Post’s clubhouse at 400 N. Oak Street. Charles Mooney of Springfield won first place in the contest, for which he was awarded a medallion and the Golden Battleaxe Award. Lee […]

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Master Gardeners Host Organic Vegetable Garden Open House

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia who maintain the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden at Potomac Overlook Park will be in the garden this Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1 – 3 p.m. to welcome visitors and answer questions about organic gardening, including how to control pests and diseases […]

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Crime Report: Man Forces Way Into House on S. West Street

August 11, 2015 1:26 PM0 comments

Police arrested a man after he forced his way into a house on S. West Street last Saturday, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. The 18-year old man with no listed address was charged with entering property with intent to damage, destruction of property, cruelty to […]

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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 from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Jamie Calderon was named to the dean’s list at McDaniel College, where students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average to make the list. Kathryn […]

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Creative Cauldron Receives Grant from Fairfax Co. Arts Council

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The Falls Church arts organization Creative Cauldron has received a project grant from the Arts Council of Fairfax County. The $4,149 grant will support the organization’s “Bold New Work for Intimate Stages” project “Monsters of Villa Diodati.” This original work will investigate the artistic minds behind works such as Frankenstein […]

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F.C. Resident Hicks to Give Convocation Keynote

August 10, 2015 4:05 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Falls Church resident Ann Marie Hicks will be the keynote speaker at Misericordia University’s annual convocation ceremony, her alma mater, on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Hicks graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Misericordia, located in Northeast Pennsylvania, in 1965. She then got her […]

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