FC Resident Presented With Eagle Scout Award

August 13, 2014 6:59 PM0 comments

Wilbur Andres Velarde, an 18-year-old resident of the Little City, earned the Eagle Scout Award, which was presented to him at a ceremony on Aug. 9 at the Falls Church Episcopal Historic Chapel. The Eagle Scout Award is the highest advancement award offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Velarde […]

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FC Students Named to Dean’s List at George Mason U

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at George Mason University for the spring 2014 semester. Aysha Abdallah, Sailesh Acharya, Raamezah Ahmad, Jeremiah Alberastine, Ebtehal Al-Shami, Mayam Amer, Jessica Arnold, Tara Ashfar, Berkan Atalay, Jessica Azcarate, Matthew Bahrami, Novpreet Bajwa, Abderrazak Bari, Alexis Barrett, Vanessa […]

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Stormwater Management Team to Review Grading Plan

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The City of Falls Church’s Stormwater Management Review Team will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to review the proposed grading plan for the following locations in the Little City: 1008 Madison Lane, 310 and 312 Pine Street and 1203 A and B Lincoln Avenue. The grading plan will be reviewed […]

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Critter Corner: Molly

August 10, 2014 4:45 PM0 comments

Meet Molly, a 10-year-old beagle. She recently became a big sister to her human baby sister, Grace. At 10 years old, Molly loves to sit patiently at Grace’s high chair to catch stray food and to take long walks with her owners, the O’Connors.

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Arlington Resident Wins Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Competition

August 6, 2014 10:59 AM3 comments

Christopher R. Miller of Arlington (right), who won the the 2014 Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing Competition, stands next to Jim Allen of Lincolnia, the 2013 winner of the Lizzie Borden Axe Throwing competition, after the competition on Saturday. Miller and Allen are brothers-in-law. The Bonita Woods Wellness Institute sold food […]

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J.E.B Stuart Student Attends National Leadership Program

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Flor Jazmin Chavez, a student at J.E.B. Stuart High School, participated in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Ready 2 Lead (R2L) NextGen Program last week. R2L is a week-long leadership program that brings students from across the country to D.C. to learn more about the legislative process and connect with […]

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Local Tai Chi School Repeats as National Champions

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A team of students at Sun & Moon Taiji One, a tai chi school in The Little City, won their second straight national championship on July 26 at the 2014 New England International Wushu Championships and All-American Taijiquan Cup. The team won the group tai chi competition in the Young Adult […]

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FC Resident Completes 86-Day Wilderness Expedition

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Dan Bristol, a 19-year-old resident of the The Little City, recently completed a 86-day expedition through the Southwest and Pacific Northwest in late June with the National Outdoors Leadership School (NOLS) as part of their Semester on the Borders course. The course was split into four sections: backpacking, climbing, sea […]

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Local Youth Swimmer Breaks Three Team Records in One Summer

August 5, 2014 11:37 AM0 comments

Alissa Keegan, a resident of The Little City and member of the Poplar Heights Crush swim team, broke he third team record of the summer on Aug. 2 at the Northern Virginia Swim League (NVSL) All-Stars competition. Keegan placed third in the 100-meter individual medley with a 1:22.08 time, a new girls […]

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Registration for FC Recreation and Parks Classes Starts Soon

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The Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is offering a variety of recreational classes, workshops and activities this fall. The department’s class offering includes robotics, cooking, fitness, acting and art. The Fall 2014 class guide is available at the City’s website. Registration for the classes opens on Aug. 18 for […]

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