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Violent Threats Result in Mason Student’s Arrest

December 8, 2017 7:56 PM0 comments

A 17-year-old George Mason High School student was arrested today at 11 a.m. and received a felony charge for making threats to bomb and/or damage a building. City of Falls Church Police Chief Mary Gavin and Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan held a joint press […]

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Lego League Competition Sees Big Turnout and Awards

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Twelve teams from both Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School competed in the recent FIRST Lego League competition held at Henderson (7130 Leesbug Pike, Falls Church), during a huge two-day weekend event. The Hydro-Dynamics theme for this year’s competition had students thinking about where the water […]

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1st Stage Theatre Continues Current Production

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1st Stage (1524 Spring Hill Rd., Tysons), Tysons Corner’s award-winning professional theater, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of “My Name is Asher Lev” written by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok, and directed by Nick Olcott, until Saturday, Dec. 23. The 1st Stage production of […]

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‘Virginia Competes’ Luncheon Receives Keynote Address from EEOC Commissioner

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Keynote speaker at Equality Virginia’s second annual “Virginia Competes” luncheon held at the Tower Club in Tysons last week was Virginia Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) commissioner Chai R. Feldblum, the first openly lesbian commissioner and fourth with a disability to serve on the commission. She expressed concern for the […]

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Falls Church Housing Corporation Fights for Affordable Homes & Tight-Knit Communities

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By Carey Averbook Hanh Hoang has lived in her one-bedroom unit in the City of Falls Church with her husband, Quy, since 2006. As low-income seniors, Hanh, 72, and Quy, 79, chose Winter Hill Apartments because of its affordability, the activities and services offered and the large Vietnamese community. Falls […]

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More Events for McLean & Neighboring Residents

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One family event and one civic event will be open to McLean Community Center (MCC) residents and neighbors this upcoming weekend. On Friday, Dec. 8 from 7 – 9 p.m, gather the family and bring your blankets, pillows and camp chairs for an indoor, picnic-style family movie night. MCC will […]

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Mason Students to Hold Toy Drive for Needy Families

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The George Mason High School Student Council Association is conducting a toy drive for the Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS), a non-profit dedicated to helping homeless area residents achieve self-sufficiency and financial independence. At Mason, it is being promoted as a friendly competition between 3rd block classes with the class […]

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Dulin Church Presents Two Events this Weekend

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Join the parishioners and neighbors of the Dulin United Methodist Church (513 E Broad St., Falls Church) for a live show, petting zoo and refreshments this Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m and 8 p.m.. On Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m. parishioners and neighbors of Dulin Church are invited […]

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Tree Fest a Success at the Art Space

December 7, 2017 7:30 PM0 comments

Over $2,400 was raised for more than a dozen City of F.C. non-profits last weekend at the fourth annual Tree Fest held at the Art Space on W. Broad Street, the initiative of City resident Melissa Morse. The heavy attendance over the three-day event was exposed not only to beautiful […]

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Northwest Arlington Lions to Hold Citrus Sale

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The Northwest Arlington Lions will be holding a charity fundraiser by selling fresh citrus, pecans and maple syrup at the Overlee Pool (Bath House – Lower Level), (6030 Lee Highway, Arlington) Lower Entrance off John Marshall Dr. Exact times and dates are listed as follows: Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7 […]

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