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Crime Report: Stealing & Assault at Giant, a DUI Hit & Run and Another Lost Dog

September 18, 2018 1:31 PM0 comments

Two men tried to steal from Giant in the City of Falls Church and then assaulted an employee when confronted last Wednesday, according to the latest crime report released Tuesday. Falls Church Police say the two suspects attempted to leave the store without paying and then fled after assaulting a […]

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Prominent Pianist to Perform at St. Patrick’s

September 17, 2018 5:00 PM0 comments

Pianist Marianna Prjevalskaya, a top prize winner of international competitions, will perform complete sets of Debussy’s preludes to commemorate the centennial of Debussy’s death at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church) on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. This enchanting music and Prjevalskaya’s performance, tone and depth […]

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Mason Students Teach English Abroad in Taiwan

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FOURTEEN GEORGE MASON HIGH SCHOOL students spent two weeks in Taiwan this summer, teaching English to elementary school students in the aboriginal village of Dong’ao. This English Teaching Service Program was organized by Mason Mandarin teacher Tina Kao (standing in front of class), who hopes it will become an annual […]

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Congressional School Cub Scouts Build Benches for Campus

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CUB SCOUT PACK 1229, based at Congressional School in Falls Church, recently completed a dual community service project. Bear-aged Scouts (3rd graders) built, stained and wood burned benches as a part of their Scout rank advancement project. Completed benches were donated to Congressional School and the new Outdoor Classroom at […]

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Falls Church High School Field Hockey Camp

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The Falls Church High School (7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church) Field Hockey team will be hosting a camp to introduce younger players to the rules and basic skills involved in the game. The camp takes place from 9 a.m. – noon on two consecutive Saturdays — Sept. 22 and Sept. […]

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Northam: State’s August Revenues Up 4.5 Percent

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that August General Fund revenues of $1.446 million increased 4.5 percent from the previous year, although August is not a significant month for revenue collections. “The positive revenue growth in this report is a clear sign that our economy is on the right track […]

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McLean’s Harvest Happenings Occurs Sept. 22

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The McLean Community Center’s Harvest Happenings festival will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 22 at St. Luke’s School (7005 Georgetown Pike, McLean). Admission is free. The event is especially suited to the needs of young children, ages 3 to 8 years old, and their […]

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Accordion Society Hosts Will Holshouser this Sunday

September 14, 2018 5:32 PM0 comments

The Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society will host Will Holshouser in concert on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m., at Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church (3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church). A reception will follow. Donation of $8 is requested, Washington Metropolitan According Society members and children under 12 free. More […]

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3 Local Elementary Schools Enrolled in Federal Program

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Bailey’s Elementary School, Bailey’s Upper Elementary School and Glen Forest Elementary School are of three of 19 Fairfax County public schools that have been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) meal program for the first time in 2018-19. All students at the […]

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Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Festival

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Interested residents can come see the garden in all of its autumn glory at the Glencarlyn Branch Community Library (300 S. Kensington St., Arlington) on Sunday, Sept. 16. The morning presentation at 11 a.m. is “Weeds or Wildflowers? What’s in Your Garden?” Numerous plants that we rip out of our […]

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