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Falls Church’s Celtic Music Concert Slated for March 12

February 5, 2016 4:06 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church will host a Celtic Music Concert on Saturday, March 12 from 8 – 10 p.m. at Cherry Hill Farmhouse at 312 Park Avenue. At the evening of Irish music, musicians will perform on fiddle, banjo, guitar, bouzouki and bodhran in the intimate atmosphere of the […]

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Barnes & Noble Tysons Accepting Entries for “My Favorite Teacher Contest”

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Barnes & Noble Tysons is giving middle and high school students the opportunity to tell the community how much they appreciate their favorite teacher during its “My Favorite Teacher Contest,” which runs through March 1. Students can nominate their teacher by writing essays, poems or thank-you letters that share how […]

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Levine Music 40th Anniversary Concert Rescheduled

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Levine Music’s “Celebrate 40!” concert to celebrate its 40th anniversary has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. because of winter storm Jonas. The concert, which will include two piano trios written by Beethoven and Schumann when they were 40 years old, will still be held […]

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College Tuition Reported Stolen in F.C. Purse Theft

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A woman allegedly stole a purse containing a large sum of cash from the Dunkin Donuts store at 6138 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church on Sunday, Jan. 10 around 11:50 a.m., according to the Fairfax County Police Department. The victim, a 51-year-old woman, and her 18-year-old daughter were in the store, […]

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McLean Community Players Debuts ‘1776’ This Week

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by Liz Lizama While this year marks 240 years since the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence, the McLean Community Players brings to life the historical events in its production of “1776” premiering this weekend. The Tony Award-winning musical follows the story of the Founding Fathers’ discussions in […]

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EDA Grant for Downtown Plaza Mulled

February 4, 2016 4:10 PM0 comments

A new small public plaza could be constructed in downtown Falls Church if a grant from the City’s Economic Development Authority is accepted by City officials, the City’s Public Information Office announced in a release Thursday.

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Cancer Chronicles: Heroes of Weakness

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by Samuel Waters The prince races up to the dark, towering castle on his noble steed. The bridge is blocked with a thicket of razor sharp enchanted thorns, but this does not stop him. Our hero plunges in, hacking away with his sword until he reaches the smoldering dragon, which he […]

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Guest Commentary: Retaining the Urban Forest in the ‘Tree City’

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By Katherine Reich Trees are part of the identity and legacy of Falls Church City – and vital to public and environmental health. But they aren’t just another pretty sight: Trees are also very important to our environment. Not only do they absorb carbon dioxide (CO2), but they also shade […]

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Mustang Sports Roundup

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Compiled by Bryan Harris and Jack West Wrestling In wrestling, as in theatre, the show must go on. This is exactly what happened on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Warren County High School. Despite the fact that none of the eight teams involved in Saturday’s Bull Run District wrestling tournament had […]

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Letters to the Editor: Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers

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Letters to the Editor: February 4 – 10, 2016   Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers Editor, In the first School Board meeting of the year, I proposed that the Falls Church schools survey employees on job satisfaction and to obtain feedback on school needs. The School Board may […]

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