F.C. GOP Honors Volunteers at Reception

March 24, 2014 2:51 PM0 comments

The Falls Church GOP held its volunteer recognition reception at the Italian Café on Sunday, March 23. In attendance, pictured above from left to right, were Micah Edmond of Alexandria, GOP 8th District Congressional candidate; Falls Church City Council Member Phil Duncan; City of Falls Church Commissioner of the Revenue Tom Clinton; […]

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Community Issues Forum to Discuss F.C. Schools Budget

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A Community Issues Forum will be held on the Falls Church City Public Schools budget next Thursday, April 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. School Board Chairman Susan Kearney and School Board Member Lawrence Webb will represent the Schools, along with Superintendent Dr. Toni […]

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City of F.C. Rolls Out Trail Safety Tips in New Video

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The City of Falls Church and the Falls Church Police Department have released a new trail safety video, in anticipation of warmer weather resulting in increased use of the Washington & Old Dominion Trail. Walkers, runners, cyclists, and other trail users may only find themselves in the City of Falls Church […]

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Rock Spring Garden Club to Select 2014 Garden of the Year

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The Rock Spring Garden Club is holding its fifth annual Garden of the Year competition this spring for Arlington County residents. For the first time, fruit and vegetable gardens are eligible for the competition, in addition to or in combination with flower gardens. Gardens must be at least 50 percent designed […]

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Critter Corner: Tessa

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There is a new cat in town, and her name is Tessa. Tessa is a total lap cat and has been nicknamed “The Cuddle Monster.” She loves everyone she meets, and the feeling is always mutual. Tessa was adopted from Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, a group her family says has a knack for […]

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Mason Theater to Open ‘Museum’ Next Week

March 18, 2014 2:09 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s drama department will open its spring production, “Museum” by Tina Howe, next Thursday, March 27. “Museum” tells the tale of the closing day of a museum’s The Broken Silence modern art exhibit. “Museum” runs March 27 – 29. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. The play will […]

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Tinner Hill’s African American Heritage Bus Tour Returns Sunday

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The African American Heritage Tour of Falls Church by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will return this weekend. A bus will depart from ArtSpace Falls Church at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, for the tour. Historic figures from Falls Church’s past, from before the Civil War to the birth of the […]

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F.C. Ed Foundation Announces ‘Starry Night’ Gala May 16

March 17, 2014 3:58 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation has announced that its 10th annual fundraising gala will be held on Friday, May 16, at Arlington’s Washington Golf and Country Club, and will have the theme “Starry, Starry Night.” Those attending the event, held annually to support Falls Church City Public Schools, will be entertained by […]

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McLean High School Named NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist

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McLean High School has been named an Online Pacemaker Finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association for The Highlander Online, its web-based student newspaper.  McLean High is one of 28 high school online news sites to be recognized in the competition, and is one of only two from Virginia. Winners […]

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F.C. Arts to Host ‘Bold & Bright’ Artists Reception Thursday

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Falls Church Arts is welcoming the artists featured in its Bold and Bright show and the public to a meet-the-artists reception this Thursday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church. The colorful show, curated by local artist David Barr, will be on display through April 7. Falls Church Arts is […]

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