Quinn’s to Host African-American Artists Auction

February 16, 2017 3:27 PM0 comments

Quinn’s Auction Galleries will offer fine art from the inventory and personal collection of Merton D. Simpson (1928-2013) as the highlight of their Feb. 18 African-American Artists Auction. Not only a visionary collector and dealer of African and tribal arts, Simpson was also a prolific and celebrated abstract expressionist, creating […]

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Marshall Academy Hosts Open House Tonight

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The school will host its annual academy open house for prospective students from 6 – 7:30 p.m. The program will include a complimentary dinner prepared by the academy’s award-winning culinary program, classroom tours, and teacher presentations. High school students can take elective classes at one of the six high school […]

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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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Critter Corner: Found Dog Alert!

February 13, 2017 4:16 PM0 comments

This pup here was found last Thursday in the 6700 block of Wilson Boulevard in Falls Church. According to Montgomery County Maryland Animal Services and Adoption, where he is currently being held, the dog is an unaltered male, white miniature poodle. Staff at the shelter think he is about eight […]

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Falls Church Students Earn Academic Honors

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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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Critter Corner: Obi wan Dognobi

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The Force is strong with this one. Obi wan Dognobi is a one-year-old German Shepherd who’s seen here enjoying “the one day of winter we’ve had so far in Falls Church,” says his owner David Travers. While he’s not catching snowflakes on his tongue, Obi can be found fetching tennis […]

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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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