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Vinson Hall Retirement Community Opens 2 New Buildings

January 19, 2015 4:16 PM0 comments

The Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation and Vinson Hall Retirement Community will cut the ribbon on two new buildings, an independent living apartment and community building, this Thursday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. at 1735 Kirby Road in McLean. Fairfax County Board Supervisor John Foust will be the guest […]

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MedTech College Hosts ‘Souper-Bowl’ Food Drive Through Jan. 30

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MedTech College Falls Church, along with the other MedTech campuses around the country, is hosting the Souper-Bowl, a chance for donors to cast a vote for their favorite team while giving a can of soup to a family in need, until Friday, Jan. 30. The campus, located at 6565 Arlington […]

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Empowered Women International Accepting Applications for Entrepreneur Fellowship Program

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Empowered Women International, a non-profit that aims to cultivate economic and social empowerment for talented, high potential and multi-cultural women, is accepting applications to its year-long entrepreneur fellowship, which starts in March. The fellowship program includes one-on-one mentoring with local business leaders, access to markets and capital, and highly individualized support services […]

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Local Businesses Host ‘Kings for a Cause’ Fundraisers for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

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Francesca King, a junior at George Mason High School, has partnered with local businesses for two more fundraisers to support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and her campaign for to be named the organization’s Student of the Year. King, who’s brother was treated for Tcell acute lymphoblastic leukemia from 2009 – […]

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Critter Corner: Henry

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This is Henry, a Glen of Imaal Terrier who was adopted by the Sutch family 11 years ago. Here he is posing for the Sutch family’s holiday card. He’s super friendly and known by name in his neighborhood and, because he’s so fun to dress up and pose, he has […]

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Indoor Ribbon Cutting Marks Grand Opening of New Sports Bar

January 17, 2015 10:44 PM1 comment

An official grand opening ceremony, led by Falls Church Mayor David Snyder and many local city government and Chamber of Commerce dignitaries, held indoors to welcome the new sports bar to the City of Falls Church, The Locker Room, at the location of the former Hoang’s Grill & Sushi Bar […]

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Saslaw Says He’s Pushing Hard to Pass His Campus Rape Bill

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State Sen. Dick Saslaw, the veteran Senate Democratic leader in Richmond, brought the same fiery rhetoric against campus rape, and what he called the “cover up” policy at the University of Virginia, back to Falls Church Saturday after similar remarks in the wake of the first release of the Rolling Stone magazine article on the subject to the Falls Church City Council last month.

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Mason Athletic Department Gives Inaugural “Champions of Character” Awards

January 16, 2015 4:20 PM0 comments

Seven George Mason High School student-athletes were named Falls Church City Public Schools’ first ever “Champions of Character” at Tuesday’s School Board meeting. The new awards being given out by Mason’s athletic department recognizes Mustang student-athletes who “represent the Mason Spirit through exceptional character,” said Mason assistant athletic director Julie Bravin […]

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Falls Church Man Dies in Springfield-Area Car Crash

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Lee Lawson, 61, of Falls Church died Thursday afternoon after his van ran into a tree in the on Loisdale Road in the Springfield-area. According to Fairfax County police, Lawson was driving his 2011 Ford Van northbound on Loisdale Road at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday when he left the road […]

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Bob McLaren Speaks to Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society

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Bob McLaren will be giving a talk called Who Are the Scots-Irish? at the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting next Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Hollin Hall Senior Center, located at 1500 Shenendoah Road, Alexandria. Monthly meetings of the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society are […]

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