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Children’s Center Celebrates 50 Years of Pioneering Education

July 13, 2018 10:00 AM0 comments

By Adam Rosenfeld Fifty years ago, a group of passionate like-minded individuals dedicated their lives to changing the landscape of early childhood education. Founded in 1968, the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center started in the basement of Chesterbrook Presbyterian Church. Today, with an entire facility connected to Lemon Road Elementary, the […]

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Culmore Clinic Pulls Off Promising Fundraiser

July 12, 2018 3:00 PM0 comments

THE CULMORE CLINIC hosted their annual Wine and International Food Tasting festival on June 30. The speakers, vendors and guests helped make this year’s event the largest ever, with the Clinic successfully raising $29,000 toward its $35,000 goal.

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Bookstore Invites Top Authors for July Showcases

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One More Page Books (2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington), is hosting two events this upcoming week as a part of a full slate of talented authors throughout the month of July. On Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m.: From the New York Times bestselling authors of “America’s First Daughter” comes […]

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Local Resident Kicks Off Creative Cauldron’s Cabaret Series

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THE SUMMER CABARET season at Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron got underway last weekend with a rousing show featuring long-time Falls Church resident Alex Hassan in “Two for a Song.” This weekend, it’s Susan Derry with “Days and Dazed.” The weekly series runs through Sept. 15.

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New Principals Announced at Area Schools

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Two local Fairfax County Public Schools have welcomed new principals for the 2018-19 school year. Maria Eck has been named the new principal of Justice High School, effective July 23. Eck is currently serving as principal of Poe Middle School, where she has been a leader since 2014. Prior to […]

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Guest Commentary: For a Healthy Bay, Take an Interest in Local Streams

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By Liz Chudoba Most of us think of spring and summer as the time the birds start singing, the flowers start blooming and the weather warms up. In the world of water quality monitoring, it means we are dusting off our secchi disks and getting our sampling equipment ready — […]

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City of F.C. Concert Band to Hold Free Show in Springfield

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The City of Falls Church Concert Band will be giving a free outdoor concert at the amphitheater in Lee District Park (6601 Telegraph Rd., Franconia) on Wednesday, July 18 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. This performance is part of the Fairfax County Summer Entertainment Series. Attendees are encouraged to bring […]

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F.C.’s Alexis Morse Sets a Wedding Date

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ANNOUNCING THEIR UPCOMING WEDDING is Falls Church resident Alexis Morse and her fiancé, Christopher Cervenka. Morse is a 2011 graduate of George Mason High School and 2015 graduate of James Madison University, where she received a degree in Psychology. Morse is employed as a psychologist for Rockbridge County Public Schools. […]

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Fall Semester Registration at NOVA Open Now

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Fall Semester 2018 classes at Northern Virginia Community College begin on Aug. 22 with the start of the 16-week and first 8-week sessions. The 14-week session starts on Sept. 5, the 12-week session starts on Sept. 19, the 10-week session starts on Oct. 3, and the second 8-week session starts […]

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Remembering Harlan Ellison and His Place in My Life

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By Ted White Harlan Ellison is dead at 84. That’s a bit hard for me to grasp. Harlan was a force of nature throughout most of my life. I met Harlan when he was 21. I was 17. We were in Cleveland for the 1955 World Science Fiction Convention. We’d […]

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