Articles by: Sam Tabachnik

Thomas Jefferson Celebrates Annual Colonial Day Exposition

February 14, 2017 10:20 AM0 comments

For Thomas Jefferson Elementary’s annual Colonial Day exposition, parents, friends and 3rd graders headed to the 4th grade wing for demonstrations and education about a wide variety of jobs from colonial times. Students spent over an hour sharing all they’ve learned with the guests in their classrooms before heading to […]

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F.C. to Offer New Energy Lending Library

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Card holders of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library in the City of Falls Church will soon be able to check out more than the latest best-selling novel or blockbuster DVD. Modeled after a successful initiative in neighboring Arlington County, the new Energy Lending Library allows members to take home […]

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Falls Church Students Earn Academic Honors

February 13, 2017 10:52 AM0 comments

Seven students from F.C. received academic accolades from their respective colleges for the fall 2016 semester: Julian Rosker earned Faculty Honors at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Kristina Skotte made the Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University (CA); Matthew Puentes earned Dean’s list honors at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA); Jake […]

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F.C. Residents Graduate From College

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James Madison University announced the fall 2016 graduation of several students from the Little City: Madelin Ley graduated with a degree in marketing; Eric Kuldell graduated with a degree in graphic design; and Yong Liang graduated with a degree in health sciences. Also, Falls Church’s Patricia Mantey graduated from the […]

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Survey to Gather F.C.’s Capital Infrastructure Needs

February 10, 2017 12:53 PM0 comments

Falls Church City staff has created an informal survey to help gather community input on the type and priority of capital infrastructure projects to fund in the next five-year Capital Improvements Program (fiscal years 2018-2022), which is part of the upcoming budget discussions. The survey will close at 11:45 p.m. […]

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F.C.’s Davis Dreams Big With Tiny House Startup

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Last month, Falls Church’s Pete Davis appeared on ABC’s hit reality show “Shark Tank” to pitch his tiny house vacation company, Getaway, designed to help stressed-out city folks disconnect for a night in the great outdoors.

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F.C. Students Thrive in Mathcounts Competition

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The Northern Virginia Regional Mathcounts Competition was held last Saturday, February 4, 2017 at George Mason University. The regional competition combines the Fairfax, George Washington, and Northern VA Chapters of the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers. Over 420 sixth through eighth grade students from 49 elementary and middle schools competed […]

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Fairfax County’s Rob Shenk Joins NOVA Parks Board

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NOVA Parks announced that Robert Shenk is the newest member of its Board. Shenk will join the board as one of its two Fairfax County representatives. “I’m excited to have this opportunity to support NOVA Parks and their mission,” Shenk said. “I have lived in the Northern Virginia region for […]

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DMV 2 Go Bus Available This Friday

February 9, 2017 4:12 PM0 comments

The full-service DMV 2 Go bus will be in front of City Hall (330 Park Ave.) on Friday, February 10 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The accessible office provides all DMV transactions including applying for and renewing driver’s licenses; obtaining ID cards (including photos) and Virginia’s veterans ID cards; […]

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Falls Church Episcopal to Honor History with Plaque

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On Saturday, February 11, 2017 the Falls Church Episcopal Church, one of the oldest in the nation, where George Washington and George Mason were Vestryman, will install a stone marker to honor the African American enslaved persons who helped to construct the brick church building in 1769. The plaque reads: […]

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