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F.C. Resident Transforms English Classroom in Moldova

November 29, 2016 12:19 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church resident and Peace Corps volunteer Patricia Solley, 70, has successfully raised funds and completed project that transformed her English language classroom in Moldova. Before Solley’s work, the classroom was an austere, lecture-style facility with only a chalkboard. After her work, the classroom became a student-centered English Resource […]

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City Volunteer Honored Va. Parks & Recreation Society

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Falls Church resident Charley O’Hara, a member of the City’s Recreation & Parks Advisory Board, was honored with a statewide Distinguished Volunteer Service Award by the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. The award was announced at the Virginia Recreation & Parks Society annual conference in early November. O’Hara has been an […]

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The Kensington Falls Church Hosts Dec. 8 Reception

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The Kensington Falls Church is hosting a reception on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at its Information Center at 1212 W. Broad Street. The reception is an opportunity for people in the Falls Church City community to meet the staff of the new assisted living facility that’s […]

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Santa, F.C. Mayor Lead City Children in Lighting Trees

November 28, 2016 6:08 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter, Santa Claus and several children who live in Falls Church pushed down a plunger in a ceremonial act to light the trees on W. Broad Street with Christmas lights on Monday, Nov. 28. Upwards of 50 people showed up for the lighting of the […]

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Waverly Rare Books Dec. 1 Auction Includes Presidential Autographs

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More than 400 lots of fine and rare books, antique maps, autographs and historical Americana will be auctioned off on Thursday, Dec. 1 starting at 6 p.m. at Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, at 360 S. Washington St., Falls Church. Some of the highlights of the […]

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Lake Barcroft House Fire Causes an Estimated $50,000 in Damages

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An accidental fire that started in the carport area of a Lake Barcroft home caused an estimated $50,000 in property damage on Sunday, Nov. 27, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. The department said that fire and rescue units were dispatched to the […]

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Critter Corner: Zoja

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Zoja is a 4-year-old Dutch Shepherd girl who was adopted from a friend of her owner at six months old. She has become a big talker, usually demanding cuddles or telling her owner about someone walking by. She is fond of ear rubs, swimming, running, frisbee and stalking squirrels.

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Crime Report: Several Building Larcenies in F.C. Last Week

November 25, 2016 2:42 PM0 comments

A house and an office were broken into and robbed and another residence had its HVAC equipment taken, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report. Items were stolen from a home on S. Washington St. on Nov. 15 and a computer was stolen from an office building on […]

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Letters to the Editor: Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor?

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Letters to the Editor: November 24 – 30, 2016    Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor? Editor, I accept Don Beyer’s view of why Democrats lost big. He was right to a point. Potential U.S. Supreme Court nominations also influenced Catholics and Evangelicals to vote heavily against Clinton. However, […]

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Victim Identified in Thanksgiving Homicide at F.C. Apartment; 1 Suspect Still at Large

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Fairfax County Police are investigating a homicide on Thanksgiving Day at an apartment building in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County.

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