C-SPAN Exec & F.C. Resident to Receive USD Alum Award

April 7, 2014 2:03 PM0 comments

Peter Kiley, vice president of Affiliate Relations at C-SPAN, will be honored by the University of San Diego on April 26. Kiley, who earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from USD in 1985, will receive the Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award from the university’s College of Arts and […]

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F.C.-McLean Children’s Center Gets $3,700 from 100+ Women of NoVa

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The members of 100+ Women Who Care Northern Virginia donated $3,700 to Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, a local nonprofit organization that provides early-childhood education to young children, regardless of their family’s economic resources. The Children’s Center, which was selected by the members of 100+ Women Who Care during the organization’s […]

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Eagle Films Debuts Season 3 of Award-Winning ‘Malice’

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Falls Church-based Eagle Films has premiered season three of its web series “Malice,” a show shot entirely in Falls Church with local Northern Virginia talent. The show can be viewed on Blip.TV and YouTube. “Malice” tells the story of a Virginia teen named Alice who battles supernatural forces. The show […]

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F.C. Recycling Extravaganza Offers Environmentally-Friendly Spring Cleaning

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The City of Falls Church Public Works Department will host its Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Property Yard and Recycling Center, 217 Gordon Road. City residents may recycle a variety of items including used electronics, cell phones, clothing and textiles, sewing […]

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F.C. Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Visit Set for April 19

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The City of Falls Church will host its annual Easter egg hunt and Easter Bunny visit next weekend. The event, hosted by the City’s Recreation and Parks Department, will take place on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. at Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave. In addition to hunting for […]

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F.C. University Women to Sell Books for Scholarships April 11 & 12

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The Falls Church branch of the American Association of University Women will host its annual used book sale this Friday and Saturday at the Falls Church Community Center.  The sale will feature more than 40,000 books for browsing and buying, most priced at $3 or less. Admission to the sale is free.  […]

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Critter Corner: Stella

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This is Stella. Stella is a 1 ½ year old lab-mastiff mix. Her favorite pastimes include chasing squirrels, going for walks and runs, and cuddling with her people. She is a pro at giving perfect puppy dog eyes, as pictured. This allows her to get away with almost anything.

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City of F.C. Street Sweeping Set for Next Week

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The City of Falls Church will be sweeping streets next week.  Sweeping is set to take place on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, in residential areas south of Broad Street; on Wednesday, April 16, in commercial areas and municipal parking areas; and on Thursday, April 17, and Friday, April 18, in […]

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Stuart High Teacher Earns ‘Everyday Hero’ Nod

April 1, 2014 2:18 PM0 comments

J.E.B. Stuart High School history teacher James Holcombe is one of five semifinalists for the American Federation of Teachers Everyday Heroes Award. This award recognizes teachers that go beyond their duties to help students. Holcombe gives up his winter and spring breaks to prepare students (not just his own) for the SOL tests. […]

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Mason Robotics Team’s Alliance Places 2nd in DC Regional

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George Mason High School’s FIRST Robotics Team #1418 Vae Victis competed in the Greater DC Regional competition last weekend at George Mason University. Vae Victis faced technical challenges at the start of this weekend’s matches, but after some calibrations in the pit, coaching from mentors, and impressive teamwork the team […]

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