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Henderson Students Play (Greek) God

November 24, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

A STUDENT AT MARY ELLEN HENDERSON Middle School plays the Greek god Poseidon during a presentation about the god. The school’s 8th grade honors English class took on different personas of the Greek gods, like Demeter, Dionysus and Hestia, to convince classmates to name a village after them.

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South Maple Street in F.C. Gets Beautified

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TAKING A BREAK FROM SOME FALL PLANTING earlier this month on S. Maple Street are (l to r) Jeremy Edwards, Charles Prince, Eva Nowak and John Footit. Nowak is the president of the Falls Church Garden Club. Jeanie Thackrey, another member of the garden club, was also there. In addition […]

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Editorial: A Sanctuary Community

November 23, 2016 5:20 PM0 comments

“Falls Church can set an example of unity, light, and kindness for our children and for the nation,” two young and trend-setting elected officials in the City of Falls Church wrote in a Letter to the Editor in the News-Press last week. “In light of recent events in our country…we […]

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Fairfax Co. Police Searching for Local Teens Who May Be in Danger

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Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding two missing teens, one of whom is from the Falls Church area, who they said may be in danger. The two teens, Edvin Escobar Mendez, 17, of Falls Church, and Sergio Arita Triminio, 14, of […]

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The Great Zucchini Performs at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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A LARGE GROUP OF CHILDREN look on at the performance of The Great Zucchini at Mary Riley Styles Public Library on a Saturday afternoon in mid-November. The magic and comedy performer has been performing for over 20 years, mainly in the Washington, D.C. region, for preschool and kindergartners. He performs […]

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Crisis Link Offers Support to People with Mental Illness

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by Matthew Delaney The holiday season is traditionally a time for people to come together and rejoice with loved ones. But for some, this time of year serves as a stark reminder of how lonely and despondent everyday life may be. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services aids those struggling to find their […]

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FOOD NEWS: Northside Social Construction Underway, 3 Openings & 1 Closure at Eden Center

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  Construction Begins on F.C. Northside Social Northside Social, the coffeehouse, cafe and wine bar in Clarendon, started construction on its new location in Falls Church at the former American Legion Post 270 building on Park Avenue earlier this month. The cafe is slated to open in mid-spring of next […]

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FCCPS Community Invited to Take Speak Up Survey

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Falls Church City Public Schools staff, parents and students have been invited to participate in the Speak Up 2016 Survey, a national information-gathering survey. The online research project, facilitated by Project Tomorrow, gives education stakeholders the opportunity to share their viewpoints about key educational issues, particularly digital learning and the use […]

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Brooksfield School Organizes Blanket Event for Inova

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Brooksfield School, a Montesorri in McLean, recently organized an event where students, parents and community members to create no-sew fleece blankets for Inova Fairfax Children’s Hospital. “Brooksfield is always looking for ways to make a tangible contribution to the community,” said Alexis Adkins, director of operations at the school, in […]

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Falls Church HS Readies to Present ‘Shrek The Musical’

November 22, 2016 4:46 PM0 comments

Falls Church High School is preparing to present its fall theater production, Shrek The Musical, which play at the school from Thursday, Dec. 1 – Saturday, Dec. 3. The high school is located at 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. The shows on December 1 and 2 begin at 7 p.m. There are two shows […]

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