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F.C. High Jaguar Athletes Sign to Play College Sports

April 15, 2014 9:59 AM0 comments

On April 8, five senior Jaguar athletes from Falls Church High School signed to play sports at the college level. Katie Hulette, a softball player, will be continuing her academic and athletic career at Catholic University. She has received an academic scholarship thanks to her 3.8 GPA, work through her […]

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Our Man in Arlington

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The Democratic establishment was gobsmacked by the triumph of Republican-turned-independent John Vihstadt in the April 8 county board special election. His 57-41 percent victory over endorsement-rich Democrat Alan Howze – with Vihstadt taking 40 of 52 precincts – is by no means guaranteed to repeat in November when the two […]

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Longtime F.C. Political Activist, Photographer Drew Kleibrink Dies

April 14, 2014 3:56 PM8 comments

Longtime Falls Church political activist and photographer Drew Kleibrink died Friday reportedly of a self-inflicted gun shot wound at the age of 56. He leaves his wife Samira May Badwai Kleibrink and daughter by a first marriage, Erika.

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F.C. Students Named to Honor Societies

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Two students from Falls Church have recently been named to collegiate honor societies. Mary Schranck at Longwood University was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society for all academic disciplines.  Samuel Carolus-Hager, a recent graduate of the University of Mary Washington, was inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics […]

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F.C. Student at McDaniel College Named Global Fellow

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McDaniel College freshman Jaime Alexander Calderon of Falls Church is among 28 students selected into the Global Fellows program. McDaniel’s Global Fellows program is a structured three-year program that is open to freshmen and is designed to enhance their understanding of global issues, develop heightened intercultural competency, and cultivate the […]

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F.C. to Celebrate Tree City Honor & Arbor Day April 26

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The City of Falls Church has been named a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 36th year in a row, and the City will celebrate the honor at the 122nd anniversary of Arbor Day on Saturday, April 26, with a morning neighborhood tree planting and […]

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F.C. Police to Host Prescription Drug Take-Back April 26

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The City of Falls Church Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a prescription drug take-back on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the City’s Property Yard, 217 Gordon Road, in conjunction with the City’s Recycling Extravaganza. The prescription drug take-back program helps prevent pill […]

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AgingUp & Marymount Team Up for Free Senior Education Classes

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On each of the five Thursdays in May, a professor from Marymount University will share his or her expertise on high-priority, practical issues for seniors in a series of free classes sponsored by AgingUp, an interfaith organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for seniors in Falls Church and McLean. […]

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F.C. Student Takes ‘Alternative Spring Break’

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Alexis Morse of Falls Church was one of nearly 300 James Madison University students who embarked on 30 alternative spring break trips around the country and world this year. Morse, a junior psychology major, traveled to York, South Carolina, to work with York Place. York Place is a home and residential treatment […]

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Willow Restaurant to Kick Off Chef Demo Series

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The Falls Church Farmers’ Market Chef Demonstration Series will return to the City of Falls Church farmers’ market this Saturday, April 19. At Saturday’s demonstration, Willow Restaurant’s Tracy O’Grady and Kate Jensen will create a seasonal favorite featuring eggs in honor of Easter using items from the farmers’ market. As with […]

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