The Langley School Opens New Building in McLean

September 3, 2014 8:10 PM0 comments

The Langley School started school in a new facility (shown above) this week. The new, 28,000-square-foot building in McLean was named in honor of their former head of school Doris Cottam. Key features of the new school include a rooftop classroom, science laboratories, Innovation Lab with walls that can be […]

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McLean Project for the Arts Opens New Exhibitions

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New exhibitions are set to open at the McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) next Thursday, Sept. 11. The MPA is hosting an opening reception and gallery talk that day from 7 – 9 p.m. at the McLean Community Center, which is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Voyage of […]

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Pimmit Hills Day to Feature Family Fun, Town Hall

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The 64th annual Pimmit Hills Day celebration is slated for next Saturday, Sept. 13, according to Greg Melencio, president of the Pimmit Hills Citizens Association. There will be family-oriented activities, like a moonbounce, bingo, cakewalks, face-painting, an obstacle course and a raffle, but there will also be a town hall. […]

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City of Falls Church to Hold ‘Recycling Extravaganza’

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The City of Falls Church Department of Public Works will host the Recycling Extravaganza this Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., according to a press release from the city. City residents may bring hard-to-recycle items to the Property Yard and Recycling Center, located at 217 Gordon Road, […]

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FC Boy Scout Troop 895 Heads West for Camping Trip

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The Boy Scouts of Falls Church Troop 895 took a trip to Wyoming for their annual summer camping trip, according to a press release from the troop. After a year of planning and fundraising, the troop spent two weeks in Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Teton mountains. They spent […]

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The Victorian Society to Host Historic Falls Church Tour

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Five historic buildings located in the Little City will be featured on The Victorian Society’s Historic Falls Church Tour on Sept. 20. The five buildings that will be featured on the tour are The Falls Church, built in 1799, Cherry Hill Farmhouse, built in 1845, Mt. Hope, built in 1830/1870, […]

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City of Falls Church to Hold Community Meeting on Parks

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The City of Falls Church is inviting members of the community to a Sept. 6 meeting to share their ideas and thoughts on the future of the City’s parks, according to a press release from the city. The meeting will start at 10 a.m. with an open house and staff […]

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Critter Corner: Murphy

August 30, 2014 4:47 PM0 comments

Murphy is a purebred West Virginia rescue mutt that is just 14 months old and protects the neighborhood by performing a constant patrol of the corner of White Street and Cheryl Drive in Falls Church. She is known to play with any child or dog that will take the time […]

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James Lee CC Announces Fall Festival

August 29, 2014 3:12 PM0 comments

The James Lee Community Center is seeking volunteers for their third annual Fall Festival, which is scheduled for Sept. 27, according to an e-mail sent earlier this week by Zuri Conroy, director of the community center. The free event will last from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and will feature community […]

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Falls Church High School to Host Open House Tonight

August 28, 2014 7:45 AM0 comments

Falls Church High School (FCHS) will host the Jaguar Kick-Off open house tonight from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the FCHS cafeteria, according to an e-mail from FCHS booster club. Students and parents will be able to pick up class schedules, purchase parking passes, purchase PE uniforms and put […]

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