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Aspiring Eagle Scout Enlightens City Residents About Native Trees

October 19, 2017 5:50 PM0 comments

Eagle Scout candidate Ben Updike and City Arborist Katherine Reich showcase one of the newly mounted tree labels in Cherry Hill Park. If you’re looking to wise up on which trees fancy your favorite walk, be on alert for these nifty labels.

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M.U.S.I.C. Days Are Back Until Mid-December

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Many Useful Students In our Community (M.U.S.I.C.) from George Mason High School band and chorus students will be looking to help their neighbors while raising money for their spring trip to the windy city – Chicago, Illinois. They’re open to performing an assortment of odd jobs, including raking leaves, helping […]

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Seeking Entries for Directory Cover

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The Falls Church Elementarty Parent-Teacher Association (FCEPTA) is looking for artists to design the cover of this year’s FCEPTA student directory. One winner will be chosen from Pre-K – first grade and the other will be from second – fifth grade. Winners will receice a $25 gift card. Submissions are […]

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Keep Eyes Peeled for Festive Halloween Art

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This month the City of Falls Church is getting into the spirit of Halloween as the trees lining the streets are turning bright colors and so are the downtown shop windows. Thanks to the work of local artists of all ages, dozens of store windows will be decked out for […]

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Fall Harvest Tea Set for this Sunday Cancelled

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UPDATE: Sunday’s tea event has been cancelled due to low enrollment. Guests can dine on sandwiches, sweets and hot tea. Reservations required. Reserve your spot by calling the Recreation and Parks Department at (703) 248-5027 or online via Activity code 131500-A. Call 703-248-5171 with questions. Hosted by the Friends […]

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Arlington Chorale Launches 1st Concert of Season

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The Arlington Chorale has announced the first concert in its 2017-18 season – “Potpourri” – to be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m. at Westover Baptist Church (1125 Patrick Henry Dr., Arlington). Under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Dr. Nancia D’Alimonte, the Chorale will perform a varied […]

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Broad-Washington Project Defers to Neighbors

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The large-scale mixed use project proposed by the Insight Property Group for the northeast corner of the Washington at Broad intersection will come back to the Falls Church City Council for first reading again next month, following some major new changes to how it falls toward the Lawton Street residential […]

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Metro Washington Financial Planning Day

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Metro Washington Financial Planning Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the University of Virginia Northern Virginia Center (7405 Haycock Rd., Falls Church). Free, private consultations on financial matters will be available with highly qualified certified financial planner professionals. Workshops on a variety […]

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Letters to the Editor: Warlike Culture Explains Football’s Popularity

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Letters to the Editor: October 19 – 25, 2017   Warlike Culture Explains Football’s Popularity Editor, The popularity of “the collective carnage we call football” [Stupid, Angry, White Men, Editorial, October 5-11, 2017] isn’t surprising, since it’s a reflection of the fact that we’re a country at war; now longer […]

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Election 2017: F.C. School Board Candidate Statements

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The News-Press invited all those running in the City of Falls Church’s November School Board and City Council races to submit 400-word candidate statements for publication. This week’s statements are from Falls Church School Board candidates Gregory Anderson, Richard Crespin, Alison Kutchma, Shannon Litton, Shawna Russell and Lawrence Webb.

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