Fairfax Co. Fire & Rescue Collects ‘Toys for Tots’

November 29, 2016 4:01 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department will again be participating in this year’s Annual National Capital Region Fire and EMS Departments’ Toys for Tots campaign. According to a press release from the department, the intent of the campaign is to “bring holiday joy and deliver a message of hope […]

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F.C. Resident Transforms English Classroom in Moldova

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City of Falls Church resident and Peace Corps volunteer Patricia Solley, 70, has successfully raised funds and completed project that transformed her English language classroom in Moldova. Before Solley’s work, the classroom was an austere, lecture-style facility with only a chalkboard. After her work, the classroom became a student-centered English Resource […]

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City Volunteer Honored Va. Parks & Recreation Society

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Falls Church resident Charley O’Hara, a member of the City’s Recreation & Parks Advisory Board, was honored with a statewide Distinguished Volunteer Service Award by the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. The award was announced at the Virginia Recreation & Parks Society annual conference in early November. O’Hara has been an […]

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The Kensington Falls Church Hosts Dec. 8 Reception

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The Kensington Falls Church is hosting a reception on Thursday, Dec. 8 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at its Information Center at 1212 W. Broad Street. The reception is an opportunity for people in the Falls Church City community to meet the staff of the new assisted living facility that’s […]

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Waverly Rare Books Dec. 1 Auction Includes Presidential Autographs

November 28, 2016 4:58 PM0 comments

More than 400 lots of fine and rare books, antique maps, autographs and historical Americana will be auctioned off on Thursday, Dec. 1 starting at 6 p.m. at Waverly Rare Books, a division of Quinn’s Auction Galleries, at 360 S. Washington St., Falls Church. Some of the highlights of the […]

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Faces of Falls Church: November 24 – 30, 2016

November 25, 2016 10:35 AM0 comments

Lloyd is a veteran and retired Department of Defense worker. “I was just thinking about my family in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. I haven’t spoken to them in quite some time. I should give them a call.”

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Mason Class of 2016 Donates to Friends of F.C. Homeless Shelter

November 24, 2016 12:06 PM0 comments

The 2016 senior class at George Mason High School recently donated $4,639 to the Friends of the Falls Church Homeless Shelter. On Monday, Nov. 14, the 2017 senior class was cooking their first meal for the shelter, which opened on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

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Henderson Students Play (Greek) God

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A STUDENT AT MARY ELLEN HENDERSON Middle School plays the Greek god Poseidon during a presentation about the god. The school’s 8th grade honors English class took on different personas of the Greek gods, like Demeter, Dionysus and Hestia, to convince classmates to name a village after them.

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South Maple Street in F.C. Gets Beautified

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TAKING A BREAK FROM SOME FALL PLANTING earlier this month on S. Maple Street are (l to r) Jeremy Edwards, Charles Prince, Eva Nowak and John Footit. Nowak is the president of the Falls Church Garden Club. Jeanie Thackrey, another member of the garden club, was also there. In addition […]

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The Great Zucchini Performs at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

November 23, 2016 3:24 PM0 comments

A LARGE GROUP OF CHILDREN look on at the performance of The Great Zucchini at Mary Riley Styles Public Library on a Saturday afternoon in mid-November. The magic and comedy performer has been performing for over 20 years, mainly in the Washington, D.C. region, for preschool and kindergartners. He performs […]

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