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Former Falls Church Resident to Achieve Captain Rank

March 21, 2017 4:51 PM0 comments

Former Falls Church resident CDR Wilbur A. Velarde will be promoted to the rank of Captain on April 1, 2017 in the US Coast Guard Reserve, and assigned to the USCG Office of International Affairs and Foreign Policy Advisor. (Photo: CDR Wilbur A. Velarde)

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Homestretch Raises $100K at Fundraiser

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(From left) David Smith, Stacy Hennessey, Astrid Martinez, Gayle Berry and Diane Gelberd at the Homestretch Fundraiser at the State Theater last month. There were 321 attendees and nearly $100,000 was raised for Homestretch. Big ticket items were some great vacation spots, including Lake Gaston and Cazumel. (Photo: Stacy Hennessey)

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Fairfax Genealogical Conference and Expo

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The Fairfax Genealogical Society’s annual spring conference, “Finding Elusive Ancestors – Tools and Techniques for the Search,” will run on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at the The Westin Tysons Corner (7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). The Keynote speaker is D. Joshua Taylor, host of the PBS series, […]

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St. Patrick’s Episcopal Hosts Concert of Harmony

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On Sunday April 2 at 4 p.m. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church) hosts a Concert of Harmony, featuring music of bluegrass, jazz, Broadway, and classical. American music from many periods in our country’s history withh be featured including solos and harmony of “American Songs” from the […]

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Cram Named Grand Marshal of 2017 F.C. Memorial Day Parade

March 20, 2017 3:11 PM0 comments

Barb Cram has been named the Grand Marshal for this year’s City of Falls Church Memorial Day parade this much. Cram was selected by the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board to preside over the festivities taking place May 29.

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Falls Church Artist Opens Immigration Exhibit

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Falls Church resident, artist and Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation Vice President, Irena Chambers’ award winning exhibition “No Home To Go To: Baltic Displaced Persons, 1944-1952” will be on display at the Arlington Public Library (1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington) through April 17, 2017. The award-winning exhibit has been on display […]

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Reston Public Art Film Series Set for Mar. 28

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Public Art Reston, as part of its Public Art Film Series, will present three films by film director and Peabody Award recipient Rebekah Wingert-Jabi. The short films will be screened Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods in collaboration with and supported by Reston […]

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AAUW Accepting Book Donations Through April 1

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Looking for a new home for your gently used books? The AAUW is collecting books until April 1 at the book collection bin at the Community Center. Books are for the annual book sale to be held on April 7 and 8. The book sale benefits scholarship/grant programs for women, […]

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MEH Hosts 3rd Annual Lip Sync Contest

March 17, 2017 4:34 PM0 comments

The 3rd annual Lip Sync contest sponsored by the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School Parent Teacher Association attracted a full house last Friday night. The audience was treated to an abundance of talent. The largely student acts were entertaining, the judges comments often humorous, and the emcee duo of Mr. […]

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Police Seek Info After Woman Bit by Dog in Falls Church

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UPDATE: A spokesperson for the City of Falls Church Police Department told the News-Press Monday that the dog and owner involved in the incident have been located and that the victim will be fine with no rabies treatment needed. A woman who was bit by a dog in the City […]

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