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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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several students from Falls Church graduated from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Erin L. Barre was named to the dean’s honor roll at Texas A&M University, where students must earn 3.75 grade point average or higher while taking at least 15 semester hours. Paige […]

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Rock Spring Garden Club Hosts Garden of Year Awards

June 9, 2015 12:33 PM0 comments

Rock Spring Garden Club is sponsoring two events that are coming up this week. This Thursday, June 11, at 11 a.m. the club is sponsoring the Arlington 2015 Garden of the Year Awards at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, located at 6025 Little Falls Road, Arlington. The program will include a slideshow […]

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