Virginia Cooperative Extension to Give Gardening Clinic

August 13, 2014 7:24 PM0 comments

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and horticultural agent Kristen Buhls are sponsoring a clinic next weekend covering the basics of how to grow a vegetable garden during the fall and winter months. The program will be held Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Burke Branch Library, […]

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One More Page Books to Host Author from Pimmit Hills

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One More Page Books will host a book reading and signing on Aug. 20 with Terence Kuch, a fiction author from Pimmit Hills. Kuch will be reading and signing his new collection of short stories The Trees of Malice. Kuch’s new book is a collection of stories of people experiencing […]

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FC Resident Receives Kudos for Purple Prose

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John Hardi, a resident of The Little City, received a “dishonorable mention” in the Purple Prose category of this year’s Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, according to Professor Scott Rice, an English professor at San Jose State University (SJSU). The English department at SJSU has sponsored the contest, which challenges entrants to […]

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Mason Graduate Honored for Breaking 50-Year-Old Track Record

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Truman Custer (right) broke a 50-year-old school record at George Mason High School, which was previously held by Merle W. Fallon, in June 2014 when he won the 800-meter run at the Virginia High School League’s 2A state championship. Custer is shown here shaking Fallon’s hand after Fallon presented him with […]

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George Mason HS is Giving a Laptop to Every Student

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On Monday, George Mason High School started giving out MacBook Air laptops to George Mason students as part of the Falls Church City Public Schools’ (FCCPS) Personalized Learning program. Personalized Learning, an FCCPS program that has been in the making for three years, is designed to encourage students to use […]

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FC Resident Presented With Eagle Scout Award

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Wilbur Andres Velarde, an 18-year-old resident of the Little City, earned the Eagle Scout Award, which was presented to him at a ceremony on Aug. 9 at the Falls Church Episcopal Historic Chapel. The Eagle Scout Award is the highest advancement award offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Velarde […]

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FC Students Named to Dean’s List at George Mason U

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at George Mason University for the spring 2014 semester. Aysha Abdallah, Sailesh Acharya, Raamezah Ahmad, Jeremiah Alberastine, Ebtehal Al-Shami, Mayam Amer, Jessica Arnold, Tara Ashfar, Berkan Atalay, Jessica Azcarate, Matthew Bahrami, Novpreet Bajwa, Abderrazak Bari, Alexis Barrett, Vanessa […]

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Stormwater Management Team to Review Grading Plan

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The City of Falls Church’s Stormwater Management Review Team will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to review the proposed grading plan for the following locations in the Little City: 1008 Madison Lane, 310 and 312 Pine Street and 1203 A and B Lincoln Avenue. The grading plan will be reviewed […]

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Critter Corner: Molly

August 10, 2014 4:45 PM0 comments

Meet Molly, a 10-year-old beagle. She recently became a big sister to her human baby sister, Grace. At 10 years old, Molly loves to sit patiently at Grace’s high chair to catch stray food and to take long walks with her owners, the O’Connors.

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Arlington Resident Wins Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Competition

August 6, 2014 10:59 AM3 comments

Christopher R. Miller of Arlington (right), who won the the 2014 Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Competition, stands next to Jim Allen of Lincolnia, the 2013 winner of the Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing competition, after the competition on Saturday. Miller and Allen are brothers-in-law. The Bonita Woods Wellness Institute sold food […]

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