Local Resident Makes Sculptures Out of Snow

February 27, 2015 1:39 PM0 comments

Walter Crain, 50, stands next to a snow sculptures he made after the area’s weekend snowstorm. Crain, who lives across from Beechtree Elementary School on Beechtree Lane in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County, makes sculptures like the one in the photo above every time there’s a decent snowstorm, according […]

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FCCTV Announces New Television Production Classes

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Earlier this week, Falls Church Community Television announced a new slate of television production classes, the first of which is next week. All of the classes need to be taken in order to become a producer of a show for the local television station. Falls Church Community Television’s studio production class […]

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Dulin Preschool Online Auction Begins Sunday

February 26, 2015 2:20 PM0 comments

Dulin Cooperative Preschool’s 2015 Online Auction fundraiser starts this Sunday, March 1, and will be open through next Saturday, March 7. Items up for auction include tickets to a Bowie Baysox game, a limo rental and a photography workshop. All items up auction were donated by businesses in Falls Church […]

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Faces of Falls Church: February 26 – March 4, 2015

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“On a cold, windy March morning 50 years ago I was a 29-year-old Newsweek correspondent, and I walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, just ahead of 525 marchers. Ahead, helmeted Alabama State Troopers and sheriff’s deputies blocked the highway. The Bloody Sunday confrontation that followed is the […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors at Wake Forest U.

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Five students from Falls Church earned academic honors at Wake Forest University. Rachel Croxton, Nathaniel Jones, Sarah Mellor, Ann Nguyen and Amy Weinstock made the dean’s list and had to earn  a 3.4 grade point average with no grade below a C to make the list.

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Longfellow MS Students Participating in National Science Bowl

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Students from Longfellow Middle School are slated to participate in the United States Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl regional competition next Saturday, March 7, at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Va. The competition consists of matches between teams of four that face off in a fast-paced, […]

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Mason International Dinner Slated for March 4

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George Mason High School’s annual International Dinner will be held next Wednesday, March 4, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the school’s Mustang Cafe, located at 7130 Leesburg Pike. The dinner, an evening of family fun, food and entertainment and celebration of the City’s diversity, will be hosted by Mason’s […]

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Fisher Gallery Features ‘In and of the Land’ Through March 29

February 25, 2015 4:32 PM0 comments

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center’s Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College is featuring paintings by Clive Pates and ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates now through March 29. The exhibition, called “In and of the Land,” […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse Hosting Genealogy Talk

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The Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue is hosting a genealogy tea and talk for those intrigued by their family history on Sunday, March 22, from 1 – 3 p.m. Deane Dierksen will be discussing how to investigate ancestry and begin assembling a family tree. The Farmhouse is inviting […]

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Virginia Sun Wins F.C. Rotary Club’s Speech Contest

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Virginia Sun (second from left) and her mother, Jessica Sun (second from right) are shown holding Virginia’s first place award certificate flanked by contest chair, Joe Scheibeler (left), and Rotary Club president Greg Viola following the Falls Church Rotary Speech Contest at the Harvest Moon Restaurant last Thursday. Virginia received […]

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