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Free Bread for Furloughed Workers

January 18, 2019 5:00 PM0 comments

THE SIGN SAYS IT ALL. Former Falls Church City business and now 10-year tenant of the weekly Farmers Market, Bread House, was giving out free bread this past weekend to support furloughed federal government workers who have been affected by the ongoing government shutdown. According to the City’s Farmers Market […]

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F.C. Schools Announce Central Office Move in June

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The Falls Church City Public Schools announced Friday that its central administrative offices will move to 150 South Washington Street beginning June 30 this year. During a special meeting of the FCCPS School Board Tuesday night, the board unanimously approved authorizing Superintendent Peter Noonan to enter into a new lease […]

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Mentors & Mentees Rejoice for School Year’s Halfway Point

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NEW TEACHERS AND STAFF MEMBERS at Falls Church City Public Schools celebrated with their mentors after a successful first semester. The program pairs new employees with experienced ones throughout their first year at FCCPS to help them learn the ropes.

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Critter Corner: Jax

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JAX MADE THE MOST of his snow day this past Monday in Falls Church. When he isn’t playing in the snow, Jax appreciates a good steak, long games of tug-of-war, naps in the sun and giving out sneak kisses. Originally from The Lost Dog & Cat Foundation, Jax has made […]

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Grand Marshal Nominations Sought

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Nominations from the public for the grand marshal of the annual Falls Church Memorial Day Parade are now being sought by the City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Past honorees include Midge Wang (2018), Barb Cram (2017), Kathy Hilayko (2016), Kathy and Barry Buschow (2015), Sergeant Steve Rau (2014), Janet […]

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TJ Students Compete in WordMasters Challenge

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A team representing Thomas Jefferson Elementary achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students. TJ’s fifth-grade team was 10th in the nation, scoring an impressive 188 points out of a possible 200 in the first of three meets to be held […]

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Orenstein Celebrates 100th with Hawaiian Party

January 17, 2019 5:00 PM0 comments

KENSINGTON FALLS CHURCH resident Selma Orenstein celebrated her own centennial when she turned 100 years old on Jan. 10. The staff at the Kensington and Famille welcomed her into the triple-digits with a Hawaiian-themed party.

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Vans Shoe Company Holds National Design Competition

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Vans invites public and private high school art students to participate in the tenth year of Vans Custom Culture ( Vans Custom Culture was created to provide high school students a platform to showcase their creative abilities, while providing access to underfunded art programs. This year marks a decade of […]

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RSVP Northern VA Holds Volunteer Seminar

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As part of Volunteer Arlington’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, RSVP Northern Virginia will hold free information sessions on senior volunteering at Washington-Lee (Liberty) High School (1301 N. Stafford St., Arlington) on Monday, Jan. 21. The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and run continuously until approximately noon […]

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Does ‘Day ON’ on MLK Day

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Chi Beta Omega Chapter of Falls Church is making it a “Day ON” with Columbia Baptist Church from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. While some will enjoy the federally observed holiday at home, the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha will instead do […]

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