Literacy Council Seeks Tutoring Volunteers

June 17, 2015 12:11 PM0 comments

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is seeking volunteers interested in adult education, ESOL and related issues to help adults learn English. Teaching and foreign language skills, though beneficial, are not required for those interested in volunteering. Volunteers would be matched with an adult student registered for an English class […]

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F.C. Hilton Garden Inn Receives LEED Certification

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The Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad Street achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in mid-May, according to a press release the hotel sent out about the certification. It is the first hotel in Falls Church to receive such a recognition for sustainable building design, […]

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Barry Hemphill Retires from Metropolitan Chorus

June 16, 2015 2:50 PM0 comments

Barry Hemphill, the critically-acclaimed conductor and vocalist who has led The Metropolitan Chorus for 38 years, is retiring from his position as Artistic Director of the chorus following the final concert of the ensemble’s 2014-2015 season. “Leading The Metropolitan Chorus these past 38 years has been a profoundly enriching and […]

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MCC Governing Board Elects Officers for 2015-2016

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The governing board of the McLean Community Center met at the center for the first time during the 2015-2016 term year on Wednesday, June 3, and elected officers for the term. Paul Kohlenberger was elected chair of the board and Dennis Findley was elected vice-chair. Laurelie Wallace was elected secretary […]

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Community Issues Forum Host F.C. Candidates’ Event

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The Community Issues Forum will be hosting an Falls Church City local candidates’ event on Tuesday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 130 at 400 N. Oak Street. All candidates in the Falls Church City Council and the Falls Church City School Board elections this November will […]

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FCCRC Invites Public to Weigh In on Nomination Process

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The Falls Church City Republican Committee is inviting the public to come its next meeting this Thursday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 130 at 400 N. Oak Street to weigh in on the Virginia Republican Party’s presidential nomination process. According to an e-mail sent out […]

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F.C.’s Craig Arranges Donation of Island to Tangier

June 15, 2015 2:39 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Jamie Craig played a pivotal role in the donation of an island known as “The Uppards,” a 175-acre land mass in the Chesapeake Bay, to Tangier, Va., a town in Accomack County. Craig and his family were present at a celebration of the donation of the island, […]

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F.C. Resident Sheehy Wins NEA Fellowship

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Falls Church resident Daniel Sheehy was announced as one of the National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellows for 2015. Sheehy, a folklorist and ethnomusicologist, won the Bess Lomax Hawes National Heritage Fellowship for his work as a cultural heritage advocate and dedication to making the art of diverse […]

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One More Page Books Hosts Three Authors

June 11, 2015 9:56 AM0 comments

One More Page Books, located at 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington, is hosting three authors over the course of the next week for author talks and signings. Sam Kean will share from his book The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True […]

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Euguene DeNezza, II Receives Scholarship from AMRA

June 10, 2015 11:38 AM0 comments

Falls Church resident Eugene J. DeNezza, II received a $5,000 scholarship from the American Military Retirees Association as part of the Sargeant Major Douglas R. Drum Memorial Scholarship Program, the association announced last week. DeNezza is studying mechanical engineering in the honors program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fl. […]

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