New Books Raise Awareness about Earth’s Oceans

November 16, 2017 4:00 PM0 comments

Sunset Beach, launched by local resident Susan Kearney, is a fictitious place for kids to learn about all of our friends living in the ocean and on the beach. It is modeled after Sunset Beach, Florida, a scenic spit of sand on the Gulf coast where the birds and ocean […]

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Falls Church Native Starts Emergency Medical Evacuation Program Overseas

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After a teen’s death at the hospital where he worked in Bhutan, Falls Church native Charlie Mize and two trauma nurses resolved to improve efforts to save people who are injured in hard to reach places of the South Asian country.

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McLean Community Hosts 2 Public Events this Weekend

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Two upcoming events will be of interest to area residents. On Friday, Nov. 17 from 3:30 – 10 p.m. attendees can spend a night watching not one, but two blockbuster features by meeting at the Old Firehouse (1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean) before the group heads to AMC Tysons for […]

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Water Main Break Causes Mt. Daniel to Close Early

November 13, 2017 3:01 PM0 comments

A water main break has cut off water service to Mount Daniel Elementary (2328 N Oak St., Falls Church) and surrounding neighborhoods. As a result, Mount Daniel Elementary will dismiss today at 2:15 p.m. Students not in Day Care will be bused home. However, if a parent is unavailable at […]

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Local Accountant Recognized as ‘Indispensable Citizen’

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Honored as an “Indispensable Citizen” by his fellow community members is certified personal accountant, Michael S. Diener (center) and he is flanked by (from left to right) Richard Rankin, Jerry Barrett, Ken Feltman, Amanda Lovins, Melissa Robinson and Robert Sheretta at his award presentation.

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Critter Corner: Daisy

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The delightful daisy, seen here among some of her favorite foiliage. The blue-eyed beauty is open to becoming friends with anyone who happens to toss her tennis ball, and has been enjoying the fall by munching on scoops of pumpkin as treats.

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Lincoln Avenue Christens New Crosswalk

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The families of Lincoln Avenue gathered on Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the neighborhood’s new crosswalk. After a group effort speaking at a City Council meeting last year about the dangers for pedestrians in the neighborhood, the local families are now thrilled with the life-changing, and life-saving, crosswalks. […]

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Mason’s Model UN Club Bakes Treats for Voters

November 10, 2017 6:05 PM0 comments

Braving the elements to deliver baked goods to the civic-minded citizens of Falls Church is the George Mason High School Model UN club. A special thanks is extended to Thomas Jefferson Elementary for loaning the club ponchos.

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James Lee Community Center Hosts Holiday Dinner

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The fifth annual James Lee Community Center Thanksgiving Community Dinner will be held on Thursday, November 16 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. at the James Lee Community Center (2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church). The dinner is intended to help lower income families in the area get a solid meal in […]

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Community Labyrinth Walk at Charles Wesley UMC

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Residents can drop in to the fellowship hall at Charles Wesley United Methodist Church (6817 Dean Dr., McLean) anytime between 5 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18 to take this spiritual walk in search of contemplation, guidance, remembrance, grief, or to simply to try something new. No charge. Residents […]

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