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Fairfax Genealogical Society Hosts Two May Events

May 19, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The Fairfax Genealogical Society has two events planned for the last week of May. The first event, planned for the organization’s monthly meeting and program, is called The SSDI: Is that all the SSA has to offer? and is planned for Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will […]

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F.C. Schools, City Council Clash Over LEED Status of New Mt. Daniel

May 18, 2015 11:27 PM4 comments

At Monday night’s Falls Church City Council work session, F.C. School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones was invited to speak to why she considers it too late in the construction and renovation of the Mt. Daniel Elementary School for the project to qualify as LEED Silver environmentally certified.

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Jones Named Shepherd’s Center Volunteer of the Year

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McLean resident Katie Jones was named the Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church 2014 Volunteer of the Year at the organization’s annual Volunteer Lunch on May 7. Jones received the honor for service to senior citizens who were in need of transportation to and from their medical and therapy appointments. She provided […]

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GAMT Organizes Silent Auction for Fisher House

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Global Assistance, Management and Training is hosting an arts and crafts sale silent auction this Saturday, May 23, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street. The silent auction is aimed at raising funds for wounded military service members through the Fisher […]

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F.C. Native Helps Open Farmstead Cheese Facility

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Tom Pyne, a Falls Church City native who graduated from George Mason High School in 2004, is the co-owner of Twenty Paces, a farmstead cheese production and processing that was announced as a recipient of a grant from Virginia Governor Terry McAullife’s office late last month. He owns the business, […]

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Greater F.C. Veterans Councils Hosts Benefit Program

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The Greater Falls Church Veterans Council is hosting a program next Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. that will provide veterans with information about how to receive benefits entitled to them as a result of their service in the armed forces. Veterans can receive assistance with disability claims and get […]

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Critter Corner: Parapa

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THIS IS PARAPA, one of a herd of goats hired by the Anacostia Watershed Society last spring to get rid of the kudzu and other nonnative plants that grow along the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia Watershed…by eating it!

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‘Visioning Process’ on School Property to Kick Off With June 6 Public Meeting

May 15, 2015 2:21 PM2 comments

Falls Church School Board Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones told a meeting of the Mason High/Henderson Middle School Joint Steering Committee that the consulting firm of Cooper Carry was retained to lead a first-step “visioning process” aimed at engaging the community and stake holders in a conversation on how the development might look.

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Bike to Work Day

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The base of the bike bridge on the W&OD Bike Trail in Falls Church was the scene of a “pit stop” for bikers taking to heart the “Bike to Work” day promotion throughout the region.

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Virginia Tech NoVa Center Opens 3D Maker Lab

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by Liz Lizama As new technologies continue to emerge, Virginia Tech’s Northern Virginia Center jumped on the opportunity to connect students, faculty and the local community with tools for 3D design and 3D printing. This spring, the Northern Virginia campus in West Falls Church launched its first Maker Lab after […]

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