Articles by: Edwin Henderson

2 Falls Church Residents Serve in Americorps

November 18, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church residents Greta Schaaf and Melissa Wilson recently began 10-month terms of service in the National Civilian Community Corps, an AmeriCorps program. Schaaf will be based out of Sacramento and Wilson will be based out of Denver. Schaaf, a graduate of George C. Marshall High School, and Wilson, a graduate of […]

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Guest Commentary: Tinner Hill Festival: A Falls Church Tradition

June 11, 2015 11:33 AM0 comments

Falls Church, one of the oldest municipalities in the state of Virginia, has many traditions that we celebrate and participate in every year. We have the Farmers Market, the Fall Festival, the Taste of Falls Church, the Village ”Attic Treasure Sale”, the City’s Memorial Day Parade, the Fourth of July […]

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Guest Commentary: A Centennial Celebration of Tinner Hill

December 4, 2014 11:28 AM0 comments

I feel blessed to live in a municipality like Falls Church – a small progressive community where knowing your neighbors and interacting with those who make decisions regarding its governance is possible. Living close to our nation’s capital gives us the opportunity to enjoy big city culture and free national […]

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Guest Commentary: Tinner Hill Festival Rooted in African American History

June 6, 2013 8:36 AM1 comment

Every second Saturday in June, Falls Church residents and visitors from across the region and beyond are treated to outstanding blues music and festivities. This year, the annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival will be no different. We have planned a special weekend to commemorate our 20th music festival. Our mission […]

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