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Beyer Family Reunites for Weekend Fun

May 25, 2017 6:35 PM0 comments

Assembling the whole gang for a group photo is the Beyer family at their reunion held up in Oxford, Maryland this past weekend. All 39 members are either related by blood or marriage to Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia’s 8th District and his brother, Mike. (Photo: Don Beyer)

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Music Concert to Benefit F.C. Homeless Shelter

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The Buoni Amici String Ensemble will hold a benefit performance of the Quintet in C Major, “The Cello Quintet,” by Franz Schubert on June 11 at the Falls Church Episcopal Church from 5 – 7 p.m. (115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church). Donations are suggested to be at least $20 […]

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Saint James Celebrates 125th Anniversary

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Offering communion as a part of the Saint James Catholic Church’s 125th anniversary is honorary celebrant, The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbridge of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. The church celebrated the anniversary this past Sunday during the noon mass that was packed to the brim with members of the […]

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Spring Band Concert Caps Off Another Year for Music Students

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Sounding off is the saxophone section of George Mason High School’s Jazz Ensemble. The concert, which took place on May 18, featured multiple sections of the band including the Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band and the Wind Symphony. Senior Timothy Gilmour took home the top honor when he was awarded the […]

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Community Meeting on Future High School June 10

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Residents and business owners may attend the next community meeting about the High School Campus Project – Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m. at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7130 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). School officials will give an update on the Feasibility Study and City Government staff will give […]

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Falls Church Elementary PTA Hosts Spring Carnival

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Join the Falls Church Elementary PTA at their spring carnival. The entrance fee is $10 for children 3-13 and includes unlimited access to inflatables, carnival games and field games. Entrance for accompanying adults and younger children are free. Tickets for the dunk tank, face painting, cake walk, raffle, and food […]

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Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation Needs Art

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The Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation (CACT) is looking for artists to design a decal for the Pace Car program. Pace Car promotes road safety by encouraging courteous driving. Design specifications can be found at the City of Falls Church website. Artists should enter their artwork on or before Thursday, […]

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Falls Church Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexual Battery Charges

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Jose Daniel Estrada, a sixth grade math teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson middle school, plead guilty to two counts of felony aggravated sexual battery at his plea hearing at the Arlington County Circuit Courts on May 24. His sentencing hearing is set for August 4.

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Mary Ellen Henderson Stuns At Science Olympiad

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Last week, 10 seventh and eighth grade students traveled to Richmond to present their scientific papers at the 2017 Virginia Junior Academy of Science Symposium. Four students placed in their category: Sarah Lambert took first place in Physical Science and presented her work to the Virginia Academy of Science. Matthew […]

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Guest Commentary: At the Forefront of Justice, Liberty & Equality for All

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Progress can be scary for some. We saw that firsthand this weekend with the racist demonstrations in my hometown of Charlottesville. Dozens of white supremacists evoked painful memories of Virginia’s dark history with the KKK and racial violence. What made this protest so jarring is that it showed our state […]

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