CROP Walk 5K Raises Over $11,000 for Hunger Relief

November 19, 2014 8:19 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Community Services Council, a local community ministry comprised of area congregations whose mission is to assist local families facing emergencies needs, raised over $11,000 through their second annual CROP Walk 5K. About 180 people participated in the 5K walk, which was held on Sunday, Oct. 26 and […]

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The Raptor Conservancy of Va. Holds T-Shirt Fundraiser

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The Raptor Conservancy of Virginia, an all-volunteer non-profit based in Falls Church that specializes in the rehabilitation of wild injured, ill or orphaned raptors – hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and ospreys – is hosting its inaugural t-shirt fundraiser. The t-shirts, which are on sale for $25 at, feature the […]

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Jessie Thackrey Preschool Building Completed, Slated for December Opening

November 14, 2014 10:02 AM0 comments

Construction of the Jessie Thackrey Preschool building (shown above) was completed in late October. Falls Church City Public Schools is only awaiting completion of the City of Falls Church’s stormwater management project on the site, which is set to be finished by Nov. 24, to move into the building. School […]

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Lizzie Sider Brings Anti-Bullying Tour to Haycock ES

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Lizzie Sider, a 16-year-old country singer, is bringing her Nobody Has The Power to Ruin Your Day tour to Haycock Elementary School next Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 10:20 a.m. During the assembly, Sider will encourage Haycock students to help prevent bullying as she recounts her own personal journey as a […]

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Former Falls Church Resident McMahon Served in the Navy, Loved Music

November 13, 2014 1:17 PM0 comments

AYER, Mass. – Thomas F. McMahon, Jr., 90, of Ayer and formerly of Calabash, NC and Falls Church died Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, Mass. He was born in Uniontown, Pa. on July 24, 1924, a son of the late Thomas F. and […]

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F.C. Cub and Boy Scout Troops Collected Over 3,500 Pounds of Food to Donate

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Cub Scouts from Falls Church Pack 657 hang out during the Scouting for Food pick up last weekend. (From left to right) Timmy Urquhart, Alex Urquhart, Sean Pala and Ryan Henrikson are shown in the image above. Falls Church Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops collected three truck loads of […]

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Columbia Baptist Church Hosting 5K Run/3K Walk

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Columbia Baptist Church is hosting its third annual Spend Yourself 5K Run/3K Walk next Saturday, Nov. 22, at 8 a.m to raise money to feed the hungry. The race will start at Columbia Baptist Church’s Maple Avenue campus, go through the W & OD Railroad Park with a turnaround at […]

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Spring 2015 Registration Opens at NVCC on Nov. 17

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Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s spring 2015 semester starts next Monday, Nov. 17. Online registration is open 24 hours a day at and personal assistance is available at the community college’s six campuses around Northern Virginia. Students can secure classes their while the most choices are available […]

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‘The Canterville Ghost’ Opens Tonight at the Langley School

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The Langley School’s Middle School production of “The Canterville Ghost” opens tonight at 6:30 p.m. in school’s Sherman Arts Center, located at 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean. There will also be performances of the play tomorrow and Saturday night at the same time. Tickets for the show are $8. For […]

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Local Healthy Vending Co. Hosts Flag Football Tourney

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The Northern Virginia branch of H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending is partnering with the American Diabetes Association to host a flag football tournament on Saturday, Nov. 15, to raise awareness of childhood obesity, diabetes and malnutrition. According to H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending’s Agatha Kang and Antonio Nguyen, over 260 people are expected to […]

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