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F.C. City Council, FCPD Endorse National Public Safety Communications Week

April 21, 2017 2:29 PM0 comments

Accepting a proclamation honoring National Public Safety Communications Week at the F.C. City Council meeting last week was F.C. Police Chief Mary Gavin and the F.C. police department Emergency Communications team, including Christian Major. Gavin hailed the importance of good communications for contributing to a “culture of safety” in F.C. […]

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Rotary Club of Falls Church Holds Bi-Monthly Meeting

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The Falls Church Rotary Club will host its second meeting of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Harvest Moon Restaurant (7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). Guest speaker Nomie Hamid will discuss how to attract young professionals to Rotary membership. Dinner costs $15. All visitors are welcome.

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary’s Allan awarded Teacher of the Year

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Lisa Allan will receive the Falls Church Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Award on Thursday, May 11 at Falls Church School’s Celebration of Excellence. Allan, a fourth grade teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, has held her position at TJ since the start of her teaching career in 1994. […]

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Solarize Launch Meeting On April 23

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Residents can learn about the cost and performance of rooftop solar energy systems available through the Solarize Falls Church campaign, which runs through June 30. Meeting is 3 – 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at the Community Center (Teen Room), no charge.

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Mustangs Get Wrangled by William Monroe, 12-1

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Making a play on a groundball is George Mason High School junior infielder Biruk Teshome. The Mustangs fell to visiting William Monroe High School, 12-1, Tuesday night after the Dragons built a quick 4-0 lead and controlled the game throughout. At the midway point of the season Mason’s record sits […]

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Simon, Saslaw Appear at F.C. Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

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Providing a report on the recently-completed legislative session in Richmond were the state delegate (Marcus Simon, left) and state senator (Richard Saslaw, right) to the monthly luncheon of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Tuesday at the Best Western Hotel. Chamber chair Lisa D’Ambrosio-Irons (center) introduced them. (Story in this […]

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Amadeus Orchestra Comes To McLean April 23

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The Amadeus Orchestra comes to Saint Luke Catholic Church in McLean on Sunday, April 23 at 4 p.m. Gluck’s “Dance of the Furies” sets the stage for this concert, followed by Grieg’s “Holberg Suite.” A double concerti by Albinoni, Telemann and Vivaldi spotlights Amadeus’ “orchestra of soloists.” Tickets are $30 […]

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Local Families Celebrate Easter Holiday

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In Falls Church to celebrate Easter last weekend was the daughter of Falls Church developer Bob Young, Courtney (right) with her spouse, Vernetta Alston and their baby Reese, while their niece Jillian Young (foreground) gets in on the photo op. (Photo: News-Press)

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FCCPS Announces Support Staff Of The Year Nominees

April 20, 2017 6:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools recognized the efforts of six individuals whose outstanding service supports students, staff, and parents throughout FCCPS schools. The nominees are also cooperative with colleagues, readily assist constituents and reflect an expert grasp of their responsibilities. This year’s nominees are Diane Harrington, paraprofessional at George Mason […]

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2017 Northern Virginia Community Health Fair

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The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Incorporated, Northern Virginia Chapter (NCBW NOVA) along with the Northern Virginia Section of the National Council for Negro Women, Inc (NCNW NOVA) and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. are hosting a free Community Health Fair on Saturday, […]

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