The Choralis Foundation Renames Premiere Award

July 5, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

The Falls Church-based Choralis Foundation recently announced that it is renaming the award for Outstanding Contributions to Choral Music, the premiere award given out at its annual Greater Washington D.C. Area Choral Excellence Award. The award’s new name is The J. Reilly Lewis Award for Choral Excellence in honor and […]

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City of F.C. Offers Rape Aggression Defense Course

July 1, 2016 2:33 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Police Department is offering a free Rape Aggression Defense program to teach women self-defense tactics and techniques. Women ages 12 and up are eligible for the course, which will be offered August 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 6 – 9 p.m. The course will […]

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FACES OF FALLS CHURCH: June 30 – July 6, 2016

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Kevin, a WMATA bus driver, on accidents: “A car ran into me. I was at the bus stop and I pulled off. The car in the left lane made a right turn – crossed in front of me…slightly hit my bus. Wasn’t no damage or anything. I only had two […]

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Mason Students Celebrate Graduation at All-Night Part on Campus

June 30, 2016 4:31 PM0 comments

Mason students file in to the school’s 27th Annual All-Night Graduation Celebration on Wednesday, June 22. The newly-minted alumna enjoyed a night of games, food and entertainment.

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TJ Fifth Graders Celebrate with Picnic at Cherry Hill Park

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The fifth graders who recently graduated from Thomas Jefferson Elementary School celebrated their promotion with a class picnic at Cherry Hill Park. The students celebrated with several activities at the park, including volleyball, basketball, lacrosse and cards. They dawned t-shirts that said “Two Down, Two To Go,” indicating their promotion […]

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32 Students Graduate from The Langley School in McLean

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32 students graduated from The Langley School, located at 1411 Balls Hill Road, McLean, in a ceremony at the school on Friday, June 10. The Langley School is a preschool – grade 8 school and some of the graduates attended the school for ten years. The graduates of the school […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Jake Ahlgrimm and Brandt Cole, students in the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, made the dean’s honor list at the school. Alexa S. Jeffrey, Jing Luo, Rebecca E. Moot and Misha […]

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Connolly Meets with Korean Organization About Immigration

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VIRGINIA CONGRESSMAN GERRY CONNOLlY (center left, blue tie) met with the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium in Annandale on Friday, June 24 to meet with two Virginia immigrants and discuss the Deferred Action for Parents and Lawful Permanent Residents and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

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Clinton Family Gathers to Celebrate Mason Graduation

June 29, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

MEMBERS OF THE LEGENDARY Clinton Clan were among the many who gathered at the Atlantic Club in Falls Church last Saturday to celebrate the graduation from George Mason High School last week of Eric Clinton (fifth, counting baby from the left in the back row), with his dad, Falls Church […]

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Alison Menke Wins 7th Annual Plein Air Festival

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AT THE 7TH ANNUAL FALLS CHURCH ARTS Plein Air Festival on Saturday, June 18, Alison Menke (right) won the First Place Don Beyer Volvo-Kia Plein Air Prize for her oil painting “Historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse and Grounds” and last year’s first place winner Rajendra KC (left) won the Second Place […]

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