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Master Gardeners Host Organic Vegetable Garden Open House

August 12, 2015 10:56 AM0 comments

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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George Mason High’s Ned Quill Named All-American

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by Kate Karstens Edward Quill, a 2015 graduate of George Mason High School, made history as a 2014-15 Soccer All-American Scholar by the National Soccer Coaches of America Association. He is the first Mason athlete to do so and the only Virginian awarded with the honor this year. Earlier in […]

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J.E.B. Stuart Alums Julianne Moore, Bruce Cohen Join Name Change Fight

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Oscar Award-winning actress Julianne Moore and Oscar Award-winning producer Bruce Cohen, both of whom are alumni of J.E.B. Stuart High School, started a Change.org petition on Sunday, Aug. 2, calling for the Fairfax County School Board to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School after Thurgood Marshall, the first black Supreme Court justice.

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Critter Corner: Susan

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Meet Susan. This two-year-old Maltipoo lives with her owners near the Holmes Run trail in Alexandria. She frequents the trail in cooler weather, carrying sticks at least twice her body length. People like to describe Susan as being full of personality, while her owners maintain that she’s too smart for […]

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South West Street to Reopen Friday Evening

August 7, 2015 3:03 PM0 comments

The South West Street detour in the City of Falls Church will be lifted Friday evening and the road will be once again be open to traffic. The road closure, part of a roadbed reconstruction project to repair the City’s stormwater infrastructure scheduled to start in September, began on Wednesday […]

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Press Pass: Angela Easterling

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Angela Easterling’s new album, Common Law Wife, explores many timely and relatable topics. “I’m a new mom so there’s a lot of things that relate to that on [the new album] but I’m also really interested in American History,” Easterling said. She tries to bring in some songs with historical […]

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