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Girls Scouts Visit with Female Firefighters

June 15, 2018 10:45 AM0 comments

SEVEN FEMALE FIREFIGHTERS gathered at Dunn Loring Fire Station to host four troops of young “Girl Scouts of the USA.” Kindergarten – 3rd grade girls from Shrevewood Elementary, Timberlane Elementary, and Westgate Elementary learned about the special uniforms and equipment in the ambulance and fire engines, and toured the firehouse. […]

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F.C. Wins $15.7 Million Transportation Grant for West End Development

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The City of Falls Church announced Friday morning that the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) has awarded $15.7 million in grant funding for the West Falls Church Transportation Project. The project includes the installation or replacement and synchronization of four traffic signals and crosswalks (including a HAWK (high-tensity activated crosswalk) […]

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Education Foundation Raised Nearly $30K for F.C. Schools

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The Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) awarded almost $30K in Advanced Teacher Training Awards to Falls Church City Public Schools staff in this school year. This training supports staff at all five FCCPS schools from preschool to high school, and the central office. The funds come from FCEF events and […]

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Vietnam Veterans Meeting Set for June 21

June 14, 2018 6:30 PM0 comments

The Vietnam Veterans of America June 21 membership meeting speaker will be Bonnie Carroll, founder and president of The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The organization offers compassionate care to those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the Armed Forces or as a […]

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Pride Month Recognized by City Council

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LGBTQ PRIDE MONTH was recognized by the Falls Church City Council (background) at its meeting Monday, stating the City “remains committed to treating all people with fairness and respect and to creating a community where everyone can live without fear of prejudice, discrimination, violence or hatred based on gender identity […]

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Longfellow Middle Debaters Celebrate Successful Season

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The Longfellow Middle debate team of Anjali Krishnan, Alyssa Gorbaneva and Ariana Elahi won the DC City Championship, individually finishing in fifth, eleventh and sixteenth place, respectively. Longfellow’s four teams finished second in total wins and third in winning percentage.

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to Film in Northern Virginia

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hugely successful “Wonder Woman,” titled “Wonder Woman 1984,” will film for several weeks in wider Alexandria area this summer. The next “Wonder Woman” feature film will once again star Gal Gadot in the lead role, […]

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Pick Up Medications Left with F.C. Schools By Last Day

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Students and parents should plan to pick up any medications currently stored in the student’s school health room before the end of school year (Friday, June 15). This includes EpiPens, inhalers, prescriptions and as-needed over the counter medications. Medications cannot be sent home with students, except for George Mason High […]

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The Cohen’s to Celebrate Milestone Year this Weekend

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CONGRATULATIONS to Libby and Eddie Cohen, summertime Falls Church residents, who are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary in September and Libby’s birthday when she turns 80 later this month. The family plans to honor the milestones with a party this weekend. (Photo: Courtesy Sheryl Cohen)

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Letters to the Editor: Where Was the Outrage During Obama Years?

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Letters to the Editor: June 14 – 20, 2018   Where Was the Outrage During Obama Years? Editor, Your tag team sermons, Paul Krugman’s “What the Matter with Europe,” and your own “Ray Cohn and Donald Trump,” May 24, page 30 impose on your readers your schizophrenic struggle to decide […]

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