500 Participate in Relay for Life at George Mason HS

June 2, 2015 12:50 PM0 comments

Over 500 people from Falls Church and surrounding areas participated in the American Cancer Society’s Falls Church-Vienna Relay for Life last Saturday at George Mason High School. Participants walked the track from noon – midnight at Mason as a symbol of the journey cancer patients undergo. Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter and […]

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FIRST Friday Jamboree to Honor Bobby Joe Small

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Stifel & Capra at 260 West Broad Street is hosting a jamboree honoring local musical icon Bobby Joe Small and his wife Patty for their contributions to the city over the years. Andrew Acosta will be one of Small’s many musician friends who will be present at the jam, which […]

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Boy Scout Troop 895 Honors Vets

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BOY SCOUT TROOP 895 from Falls Church honored military veterans on Memorial Day with an early morning flag raising ceremony at Veterans Commons on the Washington & Old Dominion Bike Trail and, by placing American flags on the graves of fallen veterans at National Memorial Park. Boy Scout troop Ben Dillard lays […]

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New Falls Church Arts Landscaping Classes Begin

June 1, 2015 3:50 PM0 comments

Falls Church Arts started new studio landscape painting classes in conjunction with the organization’s 6th Annual Falls Church Plein Air Festival ‘Scenes in the City.’ In the class, landscape painting and plein air expert Bobbi Pratte wil teach new and varied techniques and methods to create artful landscape paintings, the […]

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McLean Woman’s Club Spring Chorale Concert Slated for June 6

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The McLean Woman’s Club is presenting its spring chorale concert “Memories,” next Saturday, June 6, from 2 – 4 p.m. at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, located at 1724 Chain Bridge Road, McLean. The 35-member chorale and soloists will sing romantic and traditional songs to benefit the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center. The […]

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Frame Factory Features Lake Barcroft and McLean Artists

May 29, 2015 2:52 PM0 comments

Two artists from Lake Barcroft and two more from McLean have currently have their work on display at The Frame Factory, located at 212 Dominion Road NE, Vienna. Nancy Garcia and Bill Waslyk of Lake Barcroft and Concetta Scott and Ginger Sanaie have their paintings and drawings up in the […]

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Mason Students Recognized by AIAA NCS

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Noah Hayne and Wilbur Velarde, two seniors at George Mason High School, were recognized last week by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics National Capital Section for their second place recognition in this year’s Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Hayne and Velarde’s project “Solar Funnels,” was the result of […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Katja R. Butts was named to the president’s list at James Madison University, where students must earn at least a 3.9 grade point average to receive the […]

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City Hosts Cable Television Open House

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The City of Falls Church government is hosting an open house on Monday, June 1, from 6:15 – 7 p.m. in the Council Chamberson the second floor of 300 Park Avenue to give local residents and businesses a chance to speak with representatives from Cox Communications, RCN and Verizon/FIOS. Also, the […]

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Faces of Falls Church: May 28 – June 3, 2015

May 28, 2015 12:11 PM0 comments

“I came to America 15 years ago from France for love. I like it here. It’s now nearly nine years that I’ve been running this traditional French bakery stand at the Farmer’s Market. Everyone knows us.”

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