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Civil War Stories Re-Visited by Local Author

July 19, 2018 7:15 PM0 comments

LOCAL AUTHOR Don Hakenson presented Civil War stories from Fairfax County at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library last Saturday. Among the battles and troops Hakenson described were Colonel John Mosby’s fight at Dranesville and “Pony” Ormsby, a Mosby member who originally was a Union fighter and then, deserter, later captured by […]

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Justice High Receives State Grant

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Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is one of 10 school divisions in Virginia to receive a high school innovation grant from Governor Ralph Northam for the 2018-19 school year. The $50,000 grant covers a second year of funding to support a program at Justice High School that prepares students to […]

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Chesterbrook Residences Pulls Off Stroller & Car-Seat Drive

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CHESTERBROOK RESIDENCES, an assisted living community, organized a stroller and car seat drive to benefit the Virginia Hospital Center Medical Brigade. During the one-month drive, the team collected 18 strollers and car seats. These donations will be shipped to Honduras and distributed during a week-long mission trip in November.

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Upcoming Memory Café at The Kensington

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Famille is hosting a series of Memory Cafés in the upcoming weeks. The Memory Café is a social and recreational gathering of individuals with memory loss and their caregivers, friends and family. Interested residents can participate in activities in the company of others who can relate to their experiences. The […]

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Newest Act at Creative Cauldron is Familiar Artist

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Jade Jones returns to the Creative Cauldron (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) with her “Killin’ Em Softly – A 70s Soiree” on Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 at 8 p.m. Jones’ previous outing at Creative Cauldron when she performed at the 2016 Summer Cabaret series was hailed […]

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More Events at One More Page Books

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On Wednesday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington) will host a wine tasting and a reading of “Hope Never Dies: An Obama/Biden Mystery” by Andrew Shaffer. This mystery thriller reunites Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama for a political mashup […]

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‘Organica’ Art Show Opens at Falls Church Arts

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NATURE AND NATURAL MATERIALS are the focus of the “Organica” show that opened Saturday and runs until August 19 at the Falls Church Arts Gallery (700-B W. Broad St.) which is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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Registrations Open for Schools’ 5K Run

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The Falls Church Education Foundation announced Wednesday that registrations are open for the 14th annual 5K run/walk for the schools set this year for Sunday, Sept. 16. Adult registration is $35 and $15 for all under age 18. A closing ceremony and block party will follow. Deadline for registration is […]

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BASIS Student Shines in Math Competition

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Sam Wang, a 7th grader at BASIS Independent McLean (8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean) was named one of 11 winners in the United States of America Junior Mathematical Olympiad (USAJMO). Wang, a McLean resident, participated in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) — American Mathematical Competitions along with 300,000 other […]

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Guest Commentary: Fairfax Leaders Need to Stand Against Sexual Harassment

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By Del. Kaye Kory & Jessica Swanson We are women — a long-time community activist and a state legislator — who have lived in Fairfax County for many years. We are frustrated that our leadership has done little to address the sexual harassment and discrimination charges brought more than a […]

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