McLean Rotary Club Installs New Leadership

July 11, 2014 4:23 PM0 comments

Local businessman Paul Sawtell was installed as the 50th president of the Rotary Club of McLean at the club’s annual Installation Dinner held on June 24 in the Parents Hall of Redeemer Lutheran Church. Ronnie Chantker, assistant district governor for Rotary District 7610, led the installation ceremony for Sawtell and […]

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FCNP’s Gatz to be Featured in ‘Pancakes & Booze’ Show

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Nick Gatz, a Falls Church Arts member and graphic designer for the Falls Church News-Press, will have prints featured in the Pancakes & Booze Art Show at Penn Social in Washington, D.C. The show will take place next Thursday, July 24, from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. The show features work […]

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History Buffs Aplenty Turn Out for Clark Talk

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Charlie Clark, an author, historian, journalist, and News-Press columnist, spoke to an audience of more than 110 people at Arlington Central Library on Monday about his book, Arlington County Chronicles. The book is a collection of Clark’s most humorous and fascinating columns that delve into Arlington’s history. Clark writes the weekly column “Our Man in […]

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F.C. Air Force Vet Picked for Leadership Program

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Falls Church resident Lourdes Tiglao, an Air Force veteran who served in Afghanistan, has been selected for Team Rubicon’s Clay Hunt Fellows Program, a year-long leadership and training program for military veterans. The intent of the program is to develop competent professionals, capable of competing in the emergency management workforce, as well […]

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Fairfax Co. to Offer Tips on Chronic Disease Management

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Fairfax County is offering a free chronic disease self-management program on Mondays in August and September at the Dar Al-Hijrah Civic Center in Falls Church. The program will take place on Mondays from Aug. 4 – Sept. 15, with meetings from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Health Department at […]

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F.C. Club Partners With Annandale Lions for Meetings

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The Falls Church Lions Club, in order to better serve its community, is now teaming with the Annandale Lions Club. According to Falls Church Lions Club President Barry Buschow, group numbers are decreasing and the need for service is expanding. The groups invite members of the community to join them at […]

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Damaged Historic Tree on N. Washington St. to be Removed

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An American Beech tree on private property at 407 N. Washington St. will soon be removed by the property owner. The tree is designated by as an Historic, Noteworthy, and Specimen Tree, which have been recorded by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society, the Tree Commission, and City Council. Unfortunately, […]

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F.C. Students Earn Spring 2014 Degrees

July 7, 2014 3:50 PM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church received degrees this semester from colleges and universities across the country. Tannaz Farrahi earned a Master of Science degree from The University of Akron. William Henneberg earned a Master of Science in applied meteorology from Plymouth State University. Gerjo-Ferey Coronado Tacaraya graduated from the University […]

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3D Printer Arrives at F.C. Library Saturday

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A 3D printer will be installed at Mary Riley Styles Public Library this Saturday, July 12, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Located in the alcove opposite the Circulation Desk, the printer will be managed each week by local Scouting volunteers, who will post a schedule of operation and procedures for submitting […]

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Mason’s Meinhart Earns Youth Exchange Scholarship

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Lauren Meinhart, a recent graduate of George Mason High School, is one of 50 students to be awarded a prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. As a CBYX scholar, Meinhart will spend the school year in Germany living with a host family, taking classes at a […]

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