3 Local Elementary Schools Enrolled in Federal Program

September 14, 2018 5:00 PM0 comments

Bailey’s Elementary School, Bailey’s Upper Elementary School and Glen Forest Elementary School are of three of 19 Fairfax County public schools that have been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) meal program for the first time in 2018-19. All students at the […]

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Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Festival

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Interested residents can come see the garden in all of its autumn glory at the Glencarlyn Branch Community Library (300 S. Kensington St., Arlington) on Sunday, Sept. 16. The morning presentation at 11 a.m. is “Weeds or Wildflowers? What’s in Your Garden?” Numerous plants that we rip out of our […]

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Final Show of Cabaret Series to Show This Weekend

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Creative Cauldron’s (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) Summer Cabaret and Concert Series closes its final weekend with Helen Hayes Award-winning actor, Alan Naylor in “Spring and Love, Loss and Dreams”, a Romantic program of Art Song and four-hand piano music with collaborator Barbara Wilkinson. Shows will take stage on […]

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Critter Corner: Bear

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WHEN HE’S NOT (naturally) modeling his beautiful coat, like he’s doing in the picture above, the Curry family’s rescued Shiba Inu, Bear, is enjoying long strolls around town and meeting new people along the way, especially children. But it can be hard serving as the center of attention, so Bear […]

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Giant Food Now Offering Flu Vaccines

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Giant Food announced that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations are administered by Giant’s certified in-store pharmacists and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. No appointment is needed and insurance companies, including Medicare, are billed […]

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Students Getting Used to School Once Again

September 13, 2018 6:30 PM0 comments

SCHOOL’S BACK! Which means students are lubricating their brains once more with learning material as well as adjusting to the new features outside of the classroom, such as these Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students and their lockers. (Is the dial supposed to spin left-right-left, or right-left-right?)

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National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced

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Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be […]

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Senior/Parent College Info Session Tonight at Mason

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Seniors and their parents are invited to attend the Senior/Parent College Info night being held tongiht at the Mustang Cafe in George Mason High School’s (7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) at 7:00 p.m. Those in attendance can come and have their questions and concerns regarding senior year academics and the […]

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1st Stage Theatre Opens ‘Hero’s Welcome’

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“Hero’s Welcome” weaves a twisted and darkly comedic tale of relationships shaped by love, redemption, jealously, and deceit. When Murray, a war hero, returns to his home town after 17 years away he hopes to settle down with his new wife and refurbish his family’s old hotel. However, the trail […]

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Judges Talk Celebrity Chefs, Opinions on Leftovers & More

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 Nader Baroukh, Former City of Falls Church Mayor 1. Do you have any special methods to prepare for being a Taste of Falls Church judge? I may try to go on a long bike ride to work up a healthy appetite. I will also bring my wife and daughter with […]

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