News-Press Owner Attends Kennedy Center Honors

December 10, 2014 8:32 PM0 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (right) and News-Press owner Nicholas F. Benton are shown at the dinner following the annual Kennedy Center Honors last Sunday night. This year’s honorees were ballerina Patricia McBride, singers Al Green and Sting, comedienne, actress and writer Lily Tomlin and actor, producer and director Tom Hanks. The […]

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Aurora House Hosts Open House Tomorrow Afternoon

December 9, 2014 1:43 PM0 comments

Aurora House, Falls Church City’s residential counseling center for girls ages 13 – 17, is hosting an open house tomorrow afternoon, Dec. 10, from 3 – 5 p.m. The event will be an opportunity to learn more about the program and how it helps teenage girls who are involved in […]

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F.C. Lions Hold Annual Premium Citrus Sale for Charity

December 5, 2014 4:57 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Lions Club Charities are holding their annual premium citrus fruit sale for charity this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The sale is located at a new venue this year, the Falls Church Property Yard parking lot, located on Shreve […]

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Falls Church Tree Fest Opens Next Friday

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Falls Church Tree Fest opens next Friday, Dec. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn, located at 706 W. Broad St., Falls Church. Several nonprofits and businesses have decorated trees that will be on display at the new hotel through Sunday, Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. […]

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Body Dynamics Gives Relaxation and Stress Reduction Talk

December 4, 2014 3:34 PM0 comments

Meg Breeden of Body Dynamics, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church, is giving a community health talk about relaxation and stress reduction this Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 – 10 a.m. at Body Dynamics. She will be presenting an event teaching people a simple breathing exercise to help […]

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F.C. Resident Joe Paoletta Commissioned as 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Marine Corps

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Falls Church’s Joe Paoletta was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps last Tuesday. He attended St. James Catholic School here in Falls Church before going to The Landon School in Bethesda, where he was captain of the lacrosse and football teams. Paoletta graduated from Cornell University, […]

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Merrifield Child Development Academy Organizes Food Drive

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Preschool students at The Merrifield Child Development Academy stand with their teacher and some of the food they collected through the school’s November food drive that ended last Monday. Merrifield Child Development Academy, located at 8122 Ransell Road, Falls Church, adopted a family through the local food bank Food for […]

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Barnes and Noble Book Fair to Benefit Dulin Preschool

December 3, 2014 11:01 AM0 comments

The Barnes and Noble in Seven Corners will hold a book fair fundraiser to benefit the Dulin Cooperative Preschool next Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 4 – 9 p.m. Children can meet Mrs. Clause, take part in holiday craft activities and do some holiday shopping with their parents. For more information, […]

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Gphomestay Partners with Congressional Schools of Virginia

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Gphomestay, a company that works with high schools across the country to help their international student programs, announced its partnership with the Congressional Schools of Virginia late last month. The company is looking for families who live within 30 minutes of the school, located at 3229 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls […]

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F.C. Resident Makes Williston Northampton Honor Roll

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Rachel Sundel of Falls Church was made The Williston Northampton School’s honor roll for the first trimester of the 2014-15 academic year, the school announced on Tuesday. The Williston Northampton School is a coed boarding and day school located in Massachusetts. Students have to earn a grade point average of […]

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