Local Veterans Organization Celebrates 31st Anniversary

October 18, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

Chapter 227 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is celebrating its 31st anniversary at its membership meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant, located at 262D Cedar Lane, Vienna. All are invited to help the chapter celebrate, but the organization especially called its founding members […]

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F.C. Committee on Transportation Releases ‘Walkability Survey’

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The Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation has released a Walkability Survey to find out how walkable the City of Falls Church is. Participants can simply choose a block and a side of the road along Broad Street or Washington Street and then check boxes indicating the positives and negatives for pedestrians. […]

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F.C. Resident Paul Baldino Named to NOVA Parks Board

October 17, 2016 4:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Paul Baldino has been appointed to the Board of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, the organization recently announced in a press release. Prior to being appointed to the board, Baldino was retired after a long career with with the Fairfax and Arlington County governments. During his tenure […]

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Community Forum on F.C. Schools Slated for Oct. 20

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Families for the Falls Church Way is sponsoring a Community Forum Regarding the Future of the Falls Church City Public Schools on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 8 – 10 p.m. at The Center for Spiritual Enlightenment at 222 N. Washington Street. Residents can participate in discussions with fellow residents and School Board members […]

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The Kensington Falls Church Hosts Job Fair on Oct. 29

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The Kensington Senior Living Center is opening an assisted living community in Falls Church in early 2017. In anticipation of hiring more than 125 new employees, the company will be holding a job fair at the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church at 706 W. Broad Street on Saturday, Oct. 29 from […]

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Village Preservation & Improvement Society Host Tree Planting Events

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The Village Preservation and Improvement Society is hosting two tree planting events in cooperation with the City of Falls Church, the first of which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting place for that event is Berman Park at 200 Kent Street. The organization said in […]

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Henderson Students Learn All About Eggs, Make Souffle

October 13, 2016 1:33 PM0 comments

Students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School recently completed a unit on eggs, during which they learned about the nutritional benefits of eggs, their role in cooking and baking, how to purchase them and how to store them. Then students learned five ways to cook an egg, hard boiled, soft boiled, […]

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Mt. Daniel Students Visited by City’s Solid Waste Coordinator

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Ahead of the first grade’s trip to the Fairfax County waste transfer station, students had a lesson on recycling last week from a Falls Church City staff member. Chris McGough, the City of Falls Church’s Solid Waste Coordinator visited with all the classes with information on the basic importance of […]

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Henderson MS Students Revamp Graphic Organizers

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Eighth graders in the Language Arts class at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School recently took the concept of  graphic organizers for writing essays to new heights. Tasked with taking a “boring” outline more aesthetically pleasing, the group effort resulted in visual devices including football fields, ice cream cones, snowmen, pyramids and […]

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GMHS Students Participate in Doctors Without Borders Event

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Three classes of students from George Mason High School traveled to Washington, D.C. early in the morning on Wednesday, Oct. 5 to participate in a Doctors Without Borders event on the Syrian refugee crisis. They visited the Forced From Home exhibit on the National Mall. Doctors from Doctors Without Borders […]

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