Krizek Wins Democratic Primary

June 17, 2015 5:13 PM0 comments

A WINNER IN ONE of the numerous surprisingly contested Democratic primaries in Northern Virginia last week was Paul Krizek (left), running for delegate in the 44th District of Alexandria/Mt. Vernon. He now is preparing for the November general election. He is shown here with his campaign manager Thomas Bowman.

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George Mason HS Seniors Named Apple Scholars

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Two seniors at George Mason High School, Arijeet Sensharma and Sara Campbell, were honored as Apple Scholars by the Apple Federal Credit Union in late May. Sensharma and Campbell both received $4,000 scholarships at a gala breakfast celebration on May 28. The funds for the Apple Federal Credit Union’s efforts […]

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NVFS Holds Fundraiser and Alex and Ani

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Northern Virginia Family Service is holding a fundraiser at Alex and Ani in Fairfax’s Mosaic District tonight from 6 – 8 p.m., located at 2905 District Ave. Ste. 145, Fairfax. Alex and Ani, a jewelry shop, will be donating 15 percent of sales during the event to support Northern Virginia Family […]

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Literacy Council Seeks Tutoring Volunteers

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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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