F.C. Resident Hicks to Give Convocation Keynote

August 10, 2015 4:05 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Falls Church resident Ann Marie Hicks will be the keynote speaker at Misericordia University’s annual convocation ceremony, her alma mater, on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Hicks graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Misericordia, located in Northeast Pennsylvania, in 1965. She then got her […]

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Mason Grad Violet Miller Joins Teach for America

August 5, 2015 1:31 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens George Mason High School graduate Violet Miller has been chosen to join Teach for America’s 25th Anniversary Corps. A 2011 graduate of Mason and 2015 graduate of the University of Richmond, Miller will teach in Greater New Orleans- Louisiana Delta. Miller will join a group of 50,000 […]

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Fairfax Board of Supervisors Recognizes Homestretch

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation to Homestretch for 25 years of service to the community on August 4. The proclamation aimed to congratulate the non profit for their work transitioning homeless families to self-sufficiency in the Northern Virginia area. The proclamation specifically mentioned a George Mason […]

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J.E.B. Stuart High School Hosts Resource Fair

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UPDATE: This original version of this report has been corrected to reflect that the resources fair lasts from 2 – 7 p.m., not from 2 –4 p.m., as originally reported. by Kate Karstens J.E.B. Stuart High School will host a back to school resource fair on Aug. 19, from 2 […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

August 4, 2015 12:14 PM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Flor Baumann made the dean’s list at Pratt Institute. Rachel Croxton and Sarah Mellor made the dean’s list at Wake Forest University, where students must earn at […]

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Lewinsville Presbyterian Select Ramsay as Interim Pastor

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Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, located at 1724 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, has selected Rev. Scott Ramsay as their interim pastor. Ramsay will start next Monday, Aug. 10, and his first Sunday as pastor will be Sunday, Aug. 16. His wife, Rev. Laura Cunningham, is the pastor at Western Presbyterian Church in […]

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Sun and Moon Wins 1st Place at National Competition

August 3, 2015 4:30 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens A team from the Sun and Moon Taiji One tai chi schools in Falls Church and Bethesda won first place in the Synchronized Group Tai Chi competition at at the 2015 National Classics/China Open this past Saturday, Aug. 1. This is their third consecutive national title. The […]

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3 NoVa Locals Selected for Kennedy Center Internship

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by Kate Karstens The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ three college summer interns will conclude their training on August 7. All three interns are from Northern Virginia and have been working for the Kennedy Center since June 1. Falls Church native, Fae Montgomery, of Swarthmore College, has been a […]

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F.C.’s Shane Plays in Citi Open Tennis Qualifier

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Falls Church resident and George Mason High School graduate Ryan Shane played in a qualifying match for the Citi Open Tennis Tournament this Saturday at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. He earned his spot in the qualifying round of the Citi Open by winning the 2015 NCAA men’s singles championship. The […]

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Faces of Falls Church: July 30 – August 5, 2015

July 30, 2015 10:57 AM1 comment

“I come to the Farmer’s Market practically every Saturday and take a lot of photographs. At Christmas time, I give a copy of their photo to each vendor to let all the vendors know how much we appreciate them.”

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