Faces of Falls Church: June 25 – July 1, 2015

June 25, 2015 1:45 PM0 comments

“I’m a local artist and my painting is called ‘The Last One Standing.’ The little white house belonged to Harry English, a long-term Falls Church City resident who took great pride in our city. The little house is surrounded by very large new homes now. The painting depicts the great […]

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Mary Riley Styles Summer Reading Program Kicks Off

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library kicked off its Summer Reading Program, themed “Every Hero Has a Story,” yesterday afternoon with an event in the library’s Children’s Reading Room. There were activities such as glitter tattoos, crafts and balloon animals, one of which is being made by Marsha Gallagher of Just […]

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Father’s Day at the New Anthony’s

June 24, 2015 2:51 PM0 comments

Larry Armstrong, Tony Yiannarakis, and Hal Lippman (l to r) – three dads – pose for a picture at the new Anthony’s Restaurant location on Annandale Road on Father’s Day.

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Falls Church HS Art Students Win Regional Awards

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Four students in Falls Church High School’s arts program – Arden Hajaligholi, Max Johnson, Wesley Rogers and Jenna Yow – won awards from the Council of the Arts of Herndon’s 2015 Tech Arts Awards. Yow, a sophomore, received a Certificate of Merit for Digital Art. Hajaligholi, a junior, had her work “Prisma” recognized […]

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Arlington County VCE Office Hosts 3 Events Next Week

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Arlington County office announced three events for the end of June at which attendees can learn about different aspects or types of gardening. On Saturday, June 27, from 10:30 a.m. – noon, the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia are presenting a program on water-wise gardening at the Fairlington […]

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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. Ramzi Adam Dridi, a senior finance and accounting major, Johnny Hyunh, a sophomore finance major, and Giancarla Kristel Rojas Mendoza, a junior finance and economics major, made the dean’s […]

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MPA Summer Camps Kick Off for the Season

June 23, 2015 11:30 AM0 comments

The McLean Project for the Arts’ first session of summer camps kicked off on Monday at the Susan B. DuVal art studio in the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. This week campers are working with paint, oil, pastel and collage to create fields of color and […]

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Workhouse Arts Announce July Events and Exhibitions

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The Workhouse Arts Center, located at 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, announced their July events and exhibitions, which start this weekend with the premiere of a fun parody that runs through the beginning of July. “Bond: An Unauthorized Parody,” presented by Tasty Monsters Productions, premieres next Monday, June 29, 8 p.m. […]

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City Police Personnel to Participate in WPFG

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Four members of the City of Falls Church Police Department are participating in the World Police and Fire Games, which kick off this weekend in Fairfax County. Three member of the police department are competing and one is officiating. Master Police Officer Jennifer “Missy” Elliott will be competing individually and […]

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VPIS Holding Membership Meeting this Sunday

June 22, 2015 3:16 PM0 comments

The Village Preservation and Improvement Society is holding its membership meeting this Sunday, June 28, at  3 p.m. at the Falls Church Episcopal’s Fellowship Hall. Dominion Power will be speaking on possible plans for wiring electrical services to homes in the City underground. Also, the City’s Department of Public Works will […]

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