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McLean Community Center Renovation Slated for April 2017

October 18, 2016 1:00 PM0 comments

The McLean Community Center recently announced that its Ingleside Avenue facility is scheduled to begin in April 2017. To ensure the Center’s programs and services will continue uninterrupted, McLean Community Center executive director George Sachs has worked with Fairfax County’s Facilities Management Department to find and secure rental properties for a 22-month […]

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Falls Church Endowment Fund Seeks Grant Applications

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The Falls Church Endowment Fund, Inc., a ministry of the Falls Church Episcopal Church, is seeking applications for grant assistance from non-profit organizations for calendar year 2017 programs, according to a letter the organization sent to the News-Press. Grant applications should be for programs that serve the poor, elderly and […]

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Local Veterans Organization Celebrates 31st Anniversary

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Chapter 227 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is celebrating its 31st anniversary at its membership meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant, located at 262D Cedar Lane, Vienna. All are invited to help the chapter celebrate, but the organization especially called its founding members […]

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F.C. Committee on Transportation Releases ‘Walkability Survey’

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The Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation has released a Walkability Survey to find out how walkable the City of Falls Church is. Participants can simply choose a block and a side of the road along Broad Street or Washington Street and then check boxes indicating the positives and negatives for pedestrians. […]

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F.C. Resident Paul Baldino Named to NOVA Parks Board

October 17, 2016 4:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Paul Baldino has been appointed to the Board of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, the organization recently announced in a press release. Prior to being appointed to the board, Baldino was retired after a long career with with the Fairfax and Arlington County governments. During his tenure […]

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Community Forum on F.C. Schools Slated for Oct. 20

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Families for the Falls Church Way is sponsoring a Community Forum Regarding the Future of the Falls Church City Public Schools on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 8 – 10 p.m. at The Center for Spiritual Enlightenment at 222 N. Washington Street. Residents can participate in discussions with fellow residents and School Board members […]

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The Kensington Falls Church Hosts Job Fair on Oct. 29

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The Kensington Senior Living Center is opening an assisted living community in Falls Church in early 2017. In anticipation of hiring more than 125 new employees, the company will be holding a job fair at the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church at 706 W. Broad Street on Saturday, Oct. 29 from […]

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Village Preservation & Improvement Society Host Tree Planting Events

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The Village Preservation and Improvement Society is hosting two tree planting events in cooperation with the City of Falls Church, the first of which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting place for that event is Berman Park at 200 Kent Street. The organization said in […]

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Critter Corner: Sheru

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THIS IS SHERU, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever who has never met anyone he didn’t like…well except the squirrels and rabbits in his yard. He makes sure they know who’s the boss of the yard. Most of the days he spends time contemplating on mysteries of life, strolling his yard, taking […]

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Rare Bird Coffee Roasters Holds Grand Opening Thursday Morning

October 13, 2016 2:55 PM0 comments

Rare Bird Coffee Roasters, which held its soft opening last Tuesday, held its official grand opening today with a ribbon cutting at its West Broad St. store.  City of Falls Church mayor David Tarter along with vice mayor Mary Beth Connelly and City Council members Phil Duncan, Letty Hardi and Karen […]

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