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Cappies’ Review of McLean High School’s ‘The Children’s Hour’

February 22, 2017 8:48 PM0 comments

By Lydia Gompper A malicious little girl and a vicious lie: in McLean High School’s production of “The Children’s Hour,” that’s all it takes to destroy two innocent lives. Penned by American playwright Lillian Hellman, “The Children’s Hour” premiered on Broadway in 1934, garnering a widely positive reception despite its […]

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Crime Report: Rash of Vehicle Crime Returns to Falls Church

12:30 PM0 comments

A rash of vehicle crime has popped up again in the City of Falls Church according to the latest crime report released this week. There are nine incidents of vehicle crime in the latest report including two stolen cars (one on Gundry, the other from Koons Ford), six car break-ins and another vehicle […]

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George Mason High Mulch Sale Underway

February 20, 2017 12:08 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School Athletic Boosters Association is sponsoring a spring mulch sale through Wednesday, March 15, with delivery of mulch on Saturday, March 25. For the 24th year, student-athletes will donate time on March 25 to load and deliver mulch to homes throughout Falls Church. This is the […]

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Free March Tai Chi Open House in F.C.

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Fresh off of their 2017 Lunar New Year Performance, Sun & Moon Taiji One will be hosting a free Tai Chi class on Saturday, March 4 from 7:50 – 8:50 a.m. for those who are interested in learning Tai Chi. The event will take place at the Falls Church location […]

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F.C. Resident Subject of New Baseball Documentary

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The 1996-97 quest of a lifelong baseball fan to find a new favorite major league team to support has been documented in an entertaining 18-minute home video, “The Free Agent Fan,” by filmmaker Andrew M. Volpe. It is now available for free public viewing. Volpe’s video is dedicated to his […]

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League of Women Voters to Screen Doc. on Mar. 19

February 17, 2017 4:50 PM0 comments

The League of Women Voters of Falls Church will host a screening and panel discussion on the documentary “Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes” on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of George Mason High School. The film explores the corrupting influence of money in politics and […]

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T.J. Teachers Bask in Wellness Day

2:46 PM0 comments

Thomas Jefferson Elementary teachers had their first Wellness Day on Monday. Teachers were pampered with back massages, hand massages/treatments, yoga and more. (Photo: FCCPS)

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M.E. Henderson Students Getting Ready for the Show

12:40 PM0 comments

M.E. Henderson students preparing for next week’s opening of Willy Wonka Jr. had their first complete tech rehearsal Monday. More rehearsals will follow before opening night on Thursday, February 23. From left, Gillian Murphy as Wonka, Henry Boland as Charlie, and Josh Reitinger as Grandpa Joe. (Photo: Carol Sly)

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Thackrey Preschool Interest Application Time

10:37 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools are now accepting interest applications for tuition placements at Jessie Thackrey Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year. Tuition for new students in the program will be $7,000 and $6,000 for returning students. Interest applications will be accepted through Tuesday, February 28, and a lottery selection […]

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Guest Commentary: Give Little City’s Trees the Respect They Deserve

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By Karen L. Jones City trees are tough – they withstand a lot of abuse and generously provide residents with beauty and shade. There are countless benefits to an urban forest. According to the EPA, trees can: • increase property values and “curb appeal” • produce oxygen, clean the air […]

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