Unfilled Construction Jobs Causes Ripple Effect in Country

January 12, 2018 2:30 PM0 comments

Affecting everything from the fulfillment of national infrastructure projects to the industry’s ability to stock residential developments with capable workers in metropolitan suburbs, including the City of Falls Church, multiple reports from the development sector have shown a shortage of skilled labor in the area. Associated General Contractors of America […]

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Marshall High Sponsors Toy Drive for Local Youth

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Marshall Academy and George C. Marshall High School partnered up to sponsor a toy drive for Second Story, a local shelter and neighborhood support system for local youth. Academy ambassadors and students enrolled in Marshall’s Leadership class marketed the drive, collected toys and managed the donations that were received from […]

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Rebuilding Together Helps Seniors Age in Place with Safer Homes

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When Frances Stallings opened her property tax mailing from Fairfax County, she studied an insert with information about an organization working to help low-income homeowners. Little did she know it would lead to long-needed improvements to her Alexandria home where she has lived for decades. “I am indeed grateful to […]

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Mayor Tarter Chats with Cub Scouts About Civic Responsibilities

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MAYOR AND SCOUTS MEET. Cub Scouts from Pack 657 recently met with Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter at the Falls Church Presbyterian Church, which sponsors Pack 657. As part of the requirement for earning their Arrow of Light badge, the Scouts met with the Mayor to learn about his […]

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‘Passport’ Music Series Continues with New Artists

January 11, 2018 8:15 PM0 comments

Creative Cauldron’s (410 S Maple Ave., Falls Church) Passport to the World of Music continues this weekend with Big Howdy Friday at 7:30 p.m., the Jo Go Project Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Ernesto Bravo and Juan Cayrampoma Sunday at 7 p.m. Interested attendees can witness a unique concert series […]

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Local Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship

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Marisa Sims, of Falls Church, received the Lewis J. Ort Health, Physical Education and Recreation Scholarship for study at Frostburg State University (FSU). Sims is the daughter of Janet and Ken Sims and attended Falls Church High School. Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one […]

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Final Notice for Methods to Help Support GIVE Day

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GIVE Day is a service learning event for Thomas Jefferson Elementary (601 S. Oak St., Falls Church) school families that takes place at the school on Monday, Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. – noon. It is run by TJ’s 5th grade ambassadors, who decide on that year’s focus for GIVE […]

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Lends a Hand on MLK Day

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Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Inc. Chi Beta Omega Chapter of Falls Church City is making it a “Day ON” with Columbia Baptist Church from 9:30 –11:30 a.m. on Jan. 15. The ladies of AKA will be at the Speak Yourself Food Pantry at Columbia Crossroads (3245 Glen Carlyn Rd., […]

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Police Seek Dog After It Bites Man in Falls Church

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UPDATE: Police have located the dog and report it is up-to-date on its vaccinations.  The City of Falls Church Police Department, Animal Control Division is trying to locate a dog that bit a man while in the 500 block of N. Oak Street on Wednesday, January 10, at about 4:30 p.m. The […]

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Open House for Marshall Academy Starts Tonight at 6

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Marshall Academy, a Governor’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Academy, will host its annual open house for prospective students today from 6 – 7:30 p.m. (snow date: Jan. 18). The program will include an overview of the academy and two classroom visitation sessions. Marshall Academy courses include: Automotive Technology, […]

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