Amy Poe Leaves McLean HS, Set to Direct ‘American Idiot’

July 21, 2015 2:11 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Following the touring Broadway production of American Idiot in 2014, comes another theatrical work from the critically acclaimed director, Amy E. Poe. Following her national success with Big Fish, Poe will return to the stage apart from McLean High School with her rendition of American Idiot, a […]

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Tysons-Pimmit Library Hosts David Nicholson for Author Event

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The Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, located at 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, is hosting local author David Nicholson, who will read selections from his latest book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City, next Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Nicholson will also discuss and sign his new book at the […]

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F.C.’s Howard Stoodley Honored by City Council

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Falls Church resident Howard Stoodley was honored by the City Council last week for his service as a member, leader and historian of the Board of Zoning Appeals for more than twenty years, from October 1994 through December 2014. In an e-mail from the City’s communications office, the City Council […]

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Boy Scout Troop 895 Backpacks Through Rockies

July 17, 2015 10:09 AM0 comments

31 Boy Scouts and 12 adult chaperons, all members of Falls Church Boy Scout Troop 895, returned Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM, having successfully completed a backpacking trek in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range of the Southern Rockies. The trip was chartered by Falls Church Presbyterian Church. Philmont […]

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100-Year-Old F.C. Resident Honored with Proclamation

July 14, 2015 1:06 PM0 comments

by Karim Doumar Luray Johnson Hunter, 100, of Falls Church was presented with a proclamation honoring her as a centenarian from Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter during Galloway United Methodist Church’s 148th Anniversary Celebration ceremony on June 28. Hunter was born in Annandale on April 30, 1915 and her […]

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Kitty Found on Shadow Walk on Sunday

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This kitty, a brown tabby with golden green eyes, was found on Shadow Walk in Falls Church City on Sunday, July 12, by Shadow Walk resident Anne Topic. If you or anyone you know lost a cat, Topic asks that you reach out to her at 703-536-3420 or anne.topic@gmail.com.

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Falls Church Resident Hemmens to Compete on Jeopardy

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by Karim Doumar Ben Hemmens, a stay-at-home dad from Greater Falls Church, will be competing on tonight’s episode of “Jeopardy!,” which is scheduled to air at 7:30 p.m. on WJLA-TV, an affiliate of ABC. Born in Portland, Maine, Hemmens is husband to Kimberly Overbeek and father of three, Will (10), Sophie […]

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Rep. Comstock Visits Easter Seals Child Development Center

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Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, who represents Virginia’s 10th district, reads the Eric Carle classic Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? to a group of three-year-olds at the Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia at 300 Hunton Avenue. Comstock visited the center, which provides inclusive programs that feature early […]

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Reading & Running Training Program Kicks Off Next Week

July 13, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

Arlington Public Library and DC Road Runners have partnered this summer to create the Reading and Running 2015, a fitness training program that starts next Tuesday, July 21, from 7 – 8 p.m. The free, nine-week program aims to help participants build from walking to running a 5K with the […]

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BalletNova Announces Summer Dance Camps for Kids

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BalletNova announced their summer dance camps and workshops for kids ages 4 – 18 earlier this month, the first of which, a young children’s half-day camp themed after Midsummer Night’s Dream, wrapped on last Friday, July 10. The dance studio is currently accepting registrations online at BalletNova.org or in the […]

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