2 F.C. Natives Casually Cross Paths…in Norway

October 18, 2018 5:45 PM0 comments

TWO FORMER FALLS CHURCH soccer players squared off last weekend in an international schools tournament held in Oslo, Norway. Cedro Fecik (left) from Helsinki International School and Patrick Whitaker from Oslo International School recognized each other immediately from Falls Church and remarked what a small world we live in.

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Lorenzo the Great to Perform at Mary Riley Styles Library

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Falls Church magician Lorenzo the Great, also known as Larry Lipman, will perform a free Halloween-themed magic show Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Mary Riley Styles Public Library (120 N. Virginia Ave., Falls Church) starting at 11 a.m. This show is for ages 5 and up and attendees don’t have […]

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Last Chance for Parents to Buy Tickets for Fall Social

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Have interested parents purchased tickets for George Mason High School’s Fall Social, “The Future is Now”? If not, there is still time for parents to purchase tickets to an evening for a chance to catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The adult social event is this Saturday, […]

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School Pics at Mt. Daniel, TJ Requesting Volunteers

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School pictures will be taken at Mt. Daniel School (2328 N. Oak St., Falls Church) on Thursday and Friday of this week and six more volunteers are needed to help the effort run efficiently. If any interested volunteers can spare a couple hours, visit the link to sign up at […]

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GIVE Day Ambassadors Take a Crack at Guinness World Record

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RISE AGAINST HUNGER, the GIVE Day partner at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, invited the school’s record number of GIVE Day ambassadors (97) to help them break a Guinness World Record on World Hunger Day Tuesday morning by helping the organization to attempt getting 500 volunteers to simultaneously pack meals […]

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Mason’s Robotics Team Opens Up Pumpkin Patch

October 16, 2018 2:00 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School Pumpkin Patch, organized by the Mason robotics team FRC #1418, is open for business in the underclassmen parking lot across Haycock Road from the Giant. Sales will run until Halloween. All proceeds will help the robotics team defray costs for its travel and competition entrance […]

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Hindle Serves as Featured Artist for FIRSTfriday

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FEATURED FIRSTFRIDAY of Falls Church artist Stuart Allison Hindle is pictured here with her daughter Carolyn after she presented flowers to her mom. Hindle’s exhibit will be up for the month of October at Art and Frame of Falls Church located at 205 W Jefferson St, Falls Church.

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Marshall & Longfellow Students Tutor at Westgate

October 15, 2018 2:30 PM0 comments

With a little help from students at neighboring schools, the Westgate Elementary Homework Club is up and running on Wednesday afternoons. Students from Longfellow Middle and members of Marshall High’s Kids Teaching Kids Club volunteer their time to help the younger students with all types of assignments. They lend their […]

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Local Author Publishes Vietnam War Memoir

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Falls Church resident Bill Lord’s new book “50 Years After Vietnam” is the irreverent but poignant memoir of a young draftee. Lord and his fellow soldiers were 19 and 20 year-olds fighting on the front lines in 1968. The country that sent them there had erupted in violence after the […]

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Bailey’s X-Roads Rotary Club Completes Mustang Raffle

October 12, 2018 6:00 PM0 comments

The winner of this year’s Rotary Club of Bailey’s Crossroads’ 1966 Classic Ford Mustang convertible raffle is Chris Karfs of Southampton, New Jersey. Instead of the car, Chris chose the $20,000 cash prize. Total ticket sales for this year was more than $135,000. All proceeds go to support Bailey’s Crossroads […]

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