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Cherry Hill Farmhouse Hosts Old-Fashioned Cooking Class

March 25, 2015 2:36 PM0 comments

Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue is hosting an old-fashioned cooking class on March 31, while Falls Church City children are on spring break, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. In the class, recommended for children ages 8 – 12, participants will learn how to grind corn, make corn […]

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FCA Extends Deadline for All-Members Show

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Falls Church Arts has extended the deadline for its 12th Annual All-Members Show to midnight next Monday, March 30. The All-Member Show opens on Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. and will feature at least one work of art from each member who enters. On Thursday, April 23, Falls Church-based […]

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James Lee CC Releases 2015 Program Guide

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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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Hot N Juicy Crawfish Plans April Opening in Falls Church

March 24, 2015 4:51 PM0 comments

Seafood restaurant chain, Hot N Juicy Crawfish, is coming to Falls Church next month. Taking over the former Pilin Thai space at 119 West Broad Street in the City, a representative for the crawdad purveyors tells the News-Press the location hopes to open in the beginning of April. Hot N Juicy has […]

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Critter Corner: Blue

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Here is Blue on top of the Blue Mountain Conservatory hike.  The 7-year-old dog of the Sirotas, Blue is not a cold weather fan. He loves to sunbathe on his family’s deck or lay in his bed next to the fireplace.

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Ted Cruz’ White House Squirrel Strategy: Harvest the Nuts

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In front of a captive audience of trapped college students in Lynchburg, bombastic Texas Senator, Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, announced he was running for President of the United States. Although, judging by his divisive, narrow-minded remarks, it sounded more like he was running for president of Liberty University. The interesting […]

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AT&T Invested $950 Million in Virginia’s Wireless & Wired Network

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AT&T invested nearly $950 million in Virginia’s wireless and wired network infra- structure from 2012 through 2014, including upgrades to cell sites throughout Fairfax and Fairfax County. Last year alone, the company made 350 network upgrades and built 63 new cell sites throughout the Commonwealth. Among the improvements in the […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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The 105-year-old Wilson School may soon be reduced to rubble–to allow construction of Arlington’s first high-rise urbanized school, for the H-B Woodlawn secondary program. Unless preservationists pull off a miracle. Last Saturday I visited that underused utilitarian structure on Wilson Blvd. in upper Rosslyn and perused some documents to learn […]

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