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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250 GMHS Students Enrolled in 2014 Summer School

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More than a third of the student body at George Mason High School are enrolled in the school’s Summer Hybrid Learning Academy, the majority of which are there voluntarily, according to Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS). 250 of George Mason’s 733 students are enrolled in summer school and 140 […]

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City of Falls Church to Screen Films at Sunset Cinema

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The City of Falls Church will screen family-friendly films every Friday during the month of August at their Sunset Cinema in the Park events. The film series kicks-off on Friday, Aug. 15 with a showing of the 2014 blockbuster hit The Lego Movie. It’s voters choice on Aug. 22 — moviegoers […]

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Critter Corner: Maggie

August 3, 2014 4:43 PM0 comments

Say hello to Maggie, the only dog ever known to turn down every dog treat known to man, as she prefers the real stuff. She’s the sweetest, most loving dog and she’s the Livingston family’s very best pug friend. This pug snores and looks like a piglet, meows and acts like […]

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Former FC Resident and Former Arlington Resident Met as Teachers, Got Married

July 31, 2014 12:51 PM0 comments

Charlie (far left) and Carol Jackson (left) hosted many Falls Church City friends of their daughter Sarah (right), who married Joe Romano (far right), on July 19 at a farm in Orange County, Va. Sarah’s sister, Kate (not pictured), was her only attendant, while her friends from George Mason and […]

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