James Lee CC Releases 2015 Program Guide

March 25, 2015 1:53 PM0 comments

The James Lee Community Center, located at 2855 Annandale Road #101, Falls Church, released its 2015 spring program guide earlier this month. SATonSat, a program held every Saturday and sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Cultural Arts Foundation, aims to help students in grades 6 – 12 build strong math, reading, […]

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4 F.C. Students to Compete in National Geographic State Bee

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Four students from Falls Church City and the Falls Church-area of Fairfax County are gearing up to compete in the National Geographic Geography State Bee this Friday, March 27, at The Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives in Washington, D.C. Haycock Elementary School sixth-grader Sathya Gnanakumar, Luther Jackson Middle School eighth-grader Jacob […]

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F.C. Author Harper Reads from Debut Short Story Collection

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Falls Church-based author Jonathan Harper will read from his debut short story collection Daydreamers at One More Page Books at 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington, this Saturday, March 28, at 5 p.m. The reading will be followed by a wine reception. Daydreamers, a collection of nine stories, received praise from […]

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Britches and Hose Holds Auditions for New Production

March 24, 2015 12:30 PM0 comments

The Britches and Hose Theatre Company is holding auditions for its production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday, April 11, from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Auditions will be held at Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. The audition process consists of cold readings […]

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Dulin Cooperative Preschool Raises Over $21,000

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Dulin Cooperative Preschool announced that they raised more than $21,000 through its annual auction events. With the help of local sponsors and donors the school raised a record-breaking amount to go toward operational costs and scholarships. Dulin Preschool, in an e-mail sent to the News-Press, said that they would like to thank all […]

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Stifel and Capra Hosts Fundraiser for Friends of F.C. Homeless Shelter

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Stifel and Capra at 260 West Broad Street is hosting a fundraising kickoff for the Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter’s biennial fundraising auction this Thursday, March 26, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event is a special shopping night where a percentage of proceeds that are purchased benefiting […]

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Marshall Academy Hosts Annual Criminal Justice Public Safety Career Fair

March 23, 2015 4:45 PM0 comments

Marshall Academy, located at 7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, is hosting its annual Criminal Justice Public Safety Career Fair on Thursday, March 26, from 8 – 11:30 a.m. The event, in which participants can get an overview of available careers in the field of law enforcement, is free and open […]

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Make My Day C:PA Cuts Ribbon on New Store

March 20, 2015 3:15 PM0 comments

Make My Day C:PA, a new tax preparation company located at 450 North Washington Street, hosted a ribbon cutting last Saturday, March 14. Boris Boxman, owner of the company, and Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter cut the ribbon on the store with the company’s investors, Falls Church City Vice-Mayor […]

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Author Frank Bruni Offers College Admissions Antidote at Woodson

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Frank Bruni, author of Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania, will be discussing his book and signing and selling copies of it next Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at W.T. Woodson High School, located at 9525 Main St., Fairfax. Bruni […]

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Marshall Academy Team Wins Culinary Challenege

March 19, 2015 4:36 PM0 comments

“The sesame ginger dressing was nicely balanced and really tied your dish together. Good job” said Chef Michelle Poteaux, co-owner and executive pastry chef of Bastille Restaurant in Alexandria. As one of five judges in Real Food For Kids’ third annual Feeding Academic Success Culinary Challenge held on March 10 […]

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