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‘Blessing of the Animals’ Set For this Sunday

September 28, 2017 6:10 PM0 comments

The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church) will be hosting an event titled “Blessing of the Animals” on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. Attendees and parishioners are encouraged to bring their pets (on a leash, in a cage or some other kind of containment method) to […]

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PSAT Performances Earn Mason Students High Honors

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The PSAT test serves as the National Merit Qualifying Test. Some 50,000 students were identified as the highest scorers, including 34,000 high performers named Commended Scholars, nine of whom are George Mason High School students: Kat Hansen, Leah Kleinberg, Sahithi Palle, Bella Ashton, Dean Kim, Gordon Copeland, Clara Matton, Lydia […]

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Inaugural Fall Fun Festival at Second Baptist Church

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Games for all ages (with prizes), face painting, vendors, Margaret’s Soul Food Truck and a Moon Bounce provide something for everyone at the 1st Annual Fall Fun Festival at Second Baptist Church (6626 Costner Drive, Falls Church) on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Game tickets are […]

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Women’s Club Awards Funds to Beneficiaries

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New Dominion Women’s Club (NDWC) awarded funds to beneficiaries the club raised this past year totaling over $20,000. NDWC supports non-profit organizations in the community which promote the arts, assist lower income residents, preserve history and help educate and engage healthy youth. The club awarded checks to four local organizations […]

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Baha’i Community Recognized for 50 years of Fellowship

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Members of Falls Church’s local Baha’i community were recognized by the Falls Church City Council Monday night, having been active for “nearly 50 years, embracing members from all races, nationalities and cultural backgrounds,” according to a proclamation signed by Mayor David Tarter. It added that “in the 19th century, Baha’u’llah, […]

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Guest Commentary: George Mason High School Boosts Speech & Debate

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By Wendy Koch In an era of “fake” news and incivility, it’s especially important that our students learn to become good citizens. Speech and debate can help by encouraging them to be polite, respectful, articulate and knowledgeable. Attend a weekend tournament, and you’ll see why. Students arrive Saturday by 8 […]

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3 Local Schools Win Virginia Naturally Award

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Five Fairfax County Public Schools have won the 2017 Virginia Naturally Award, with two of the five schools being local. Belvedere Elementary School by Lake Barcroft and Churchill Road Elementary School in McLean were recipients of the award. Virginia Naturally Schools is the official environmental education school recognition program of […]

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Letters to the Editor: Room for Competition In City of Falls Church

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Letters to the Editor: September 28 – October 4, 2017   Room for Competition In City of Falls Church Editor, I’ve lived in the City for 23 years and bicycle my way through it on a daily basis. For over 15 years I have used the services of the Bike […]

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Candidate Forum at Mason District Center

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is sponsoring a forum of the Virginia House of Delegates candidates from Districts 38, 39, 49 and 53 at the Mason District Government Center (6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale) on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. This is an ideal opportunity for […]

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Clay Rice Hosts Class on Heirloom Silhouettes

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Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice will guide a classs on Heirloom Silhouettes. Rice is a third generation, nationally recognized silhouette artist who picked up the trade from his grandfather and is also a children’s author who will be at the Doodlehopper 4 Kids (234 W Broad St., Falls Church) this […]

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