One More Page Books Announces May Schedule

April 27, 2016 12:32 PM0 comments

One More Page Books recently announced its schedule of May events, which includes a book reading by one of the News-Press‘ own, a book launch party and an event that’s part of the Second Annual She Writes Press Spring Book Tour. Falls Church News-Press Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Nicholas F. Benton […]

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Shepherd’s Center Seeking Volunteers to Help Seniors

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Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church is seeking volunteers to help senior citizens get to and from medical and therapy appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store. The mission of the Shepherd’s Center is to give senior citizens free transportation. The center also needs volunteers willing to visit seniors in their homes […]

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NoVa Community College Fall Registration Begins

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Open registration for Northern Virginia Community College’s fall 2015 semester begins on Monday, May 2. Students may secure classes early in the registration period while the most choices are available and not pay tuition until July 25. Starting July 25, tuition is due by 5 p.m. on the next business day after […]

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F.C. Residents Raise Funds In Honor of Local Cancer Survivor

April 26, 2016 2:32 PM0 comments

Falls Church area residents are holding several fundraisers under the banner “Team Jimmy”  this weekend to raise funds for the National Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure. The team is named after Jimmy Alverson, a brain cancer survivor and seventh grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School. On Saturday, April […]

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Falls Church Garden Club Hosts Sandy Tarpinian

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The Falls Church Garden Club is hosting Sandy Tarpinian, Green Springs Master Gardener, for its monthly meeting on Monday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tarpinian will give a talk called Pollinators at the meeting, which will be held at American Legion Post 130 at 400 N. Oak Street. The talk […]

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Citizens for a Better City Hosts Its Annual Meeting

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Falls Church’s Citizens for a Better City is hosting its Annual Meeting & Reception on Sunday, May 1 at the Falls Church Hilton Garden Inn at 706 W. Broad Street. The reception for the event starts at 5 p.m. with drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. […]

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F.C. Students Win Awards at Va. State Science Fair

April 21, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Students from George C. Marshall High School won awards at the 31st annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair, which was held on Saturday, April 9 at Virginia Military Institute. Arman Khan and Joseph Welsh won the third place prize in the Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering category for their project, “The […]

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Congressional School Students Exhibit at Goodwin House

April 20, 2016 4:48 PM0 comments

Middle school students at The Congressional Schools of Virginia are currently exhibiting their work at The Crossroads Gallery at Goodwin House, located at 3440 Jefferson St., Falls Church. The collection includes individual and collaborative pieces created using a variety of media, including drawing, watercolor, installation, animation and ceramics. An opening reception for […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Maxximus A. Murray, a ninth grader at Phillips Exeter Academy, earned High Honors for the 2016 winter term at the academy. Jacob Somer, a ninth grader at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania, was named a […]

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Arlington Philharmonic Presents ‘Inspired By…’ Concert

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The Arlington Philharmonic, Arlington’s professional symphony orchestra, is presenting its “Inspired By…” concert on Sunday, May 8 at 3 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School, located at 1301 N. Stafford St., Arlington. Scott Wood, maestro of the Arlington Philharmonic, said that the repertoire for the May concert takes it cue from the […]

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