Student Publications Named Award Finalists

November 1, 2018 6:48 PM0 comments

Student journalists representing eight publications from six Fairfax County public schools have been named Crown Award finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for work produced during the 2017-18 academic year. All eight of the nominated publications will receive either a Silver or Gold Crown award at Columbia University […]

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Local Dignitaries Make Their Way to Bawadi for Grand Opening

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AT THE GRAND OPENING of the new Bawadi Restaurant at Seven Corners Saturday, local business representatives Marwan Ahmad (left) of the Arab American Business Council and Michael Diener (right) of the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce chatted with the restaurant’s Khalid Mekki (2nd from left) and Syed Kazim.

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1st Round of Donations to South Dakota Ready to Go

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THE SPIRIT OF GIVING came a little earlier than usual this year as City of Falls Church citizens donated hooded coats, baby and regular blankets, jeans, hoodies, new hats and gloves along with children’s warm winter clothes during a charity drive for the Lakota people who live on the Pine […]

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F.C. Episcopal, Social Justice Comm. Do Voter Outreach

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The Falls Church Episcopal is hosting a “Get Out the Vote” voter outreach phonebank sponsored by the Social Justice Committee of Falls Church and Vicinity, in partnership with the Poor People’s Campaign – A National Call for Moral Revival and the NAACP. People of all faiths and beliefs are welcome. […]

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Shrevewood Elementary Cub Scouts Join in Food Drive

October 31, 2018 2:00 PM0 comments

Cub Scout Pack 1537 (chartered by the Shrevewood Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association) and scouts all across the country are preparing for their annual Scouting-For-Food service project, which will benefit local food banks. Pack 1537 provides donations to the Knox Presbyterian Food Bank on Route 50; other local Scout Packs will […]

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Women Voters Hold Voter Security Forum Nov. 4

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A forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Falls Church, “Protecting the Election: How Secure Is Your Vote?,” will be held at American Legion Post 130 (400 N. Oak St., Falls Church) on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. The forum will feature David Bjerke, election […]

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Kaine, Wexton Speak at Private Residence

October 30, 2018 5:00 PM0 comments

A MAJOR GATHERING of the Northern Virginia Vietnamese Community was held at a private home in McLean on Oct. 23, where U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (second from right) and Democratic U.S. congressional candidate Jennifer Wexton (far left) in the 10th district, adjacent Falls Church and covering points west, was held.

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F.C. Native Claims Final $4 Million Lottery Prize

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Falls Church resident Michael Kraemer was the winner of the $4 million top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Hot Millions Multiplier game Kraemer cashed out his winning ticket at the Willston Center Safeway at Seven Corners (6118 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church) to pick up some orange juice. His prize was […]

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Area Chiropractor Enlightens Mason Sports Medicine Students

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DR. RAY SOLANO, a chiropractor for the Washington Capitals, Georgetown University Basketball team and U.S. Figure Skating who has also run a private practice in Falls Church for the past 15 years, dropped by George Mason High School’s sports medicine class to chat with students about all aspects of therapeutic […]

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College-Level Seminars Offered at NOVA Campuses

October 29, 2018 12:30 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) is partnering with Northern Virginia Community College and Virginia Tech satellite campuses on upcoming STEM activities. The first took place Tuesday night, and there are more happening through mid-December. One – Northern Virginia Community College is putting on STEMinars to teach how to do […]

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