Cherry Hill Playground Gets Xmas Makeover

November 3, 2017 11:00 AM0 comments

The Christmas season is coming early this year as new playground equipment for the boys and girls of Falls Church will be unveiled at Cherry Hill Park in December. A new swing set and monkey bars are just what the children ordered on their wish lists when they drew pictures […]

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‘Arts Night Out’ Slated for Nov. 16 in McLean

November 2, 2017 6:25 PM0 comments

The New Dominion Women’s Club (NDWC) will host “Arts Night Out,” an evening of art and appetizers along with a silent auction on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7 – 10 p.m. at McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) Chain Bridge location (1446 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean). The evening offers a […]

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Langley Students Learn that “It Can Wait” Regarding Phone Usage & Driving

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Taking part in AT&T’s “It Can Wait” program, which teaches teen drivers the importance of not using their phones while on the road, are the students of Langley High School. The two students above are using a Virtual Reality simulator to experience the ill effects of distracted driving. Research has […]

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Dominion Hills Craft Show This Saturday

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The 14th Annual Dominion Hills Fall Craft Show will present 12 local and regional artisans featuring: paintings, jewelry, fine woodturning, chocolate, pottery, quilts, glassware, notecards and soap and body products. Admission is free and all are welcome. Interested attendees are encouraged to browse original, handcrafted works for unique and reasonably […]

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Local High Schools to Debut Two New Plays this Month

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Two plays will be featured at high school theaters in the coming weeks. From Marshall High School (7731 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) comes the Shakespeare classic “Julius Caesar” but set in the relatable backdrop of a high school setting. Marshall’s production takes place at an all-girls boarding school with gender […]

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League Urges Residents to Prepare for Nov. 7 Vote

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As election day approaches on Nov. 7, the League of Women Voters of Falls Church urges city voters to plan how and when they will vote and to take advantage of several resources to learn more about the candidates and issues that will be on their ballots. Polls will be […]

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Critter Corner: Lucy

October 30, 2017 1:00 PM0 comments

Guarding the White Family home is Lucy, a six-month-old Wolf Trap Rescue dog – an Australian cattle dog, shepherd, retriever and mongrel mix. She has brought love, energy, curiosity and only modest additional security to the White house.

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American Legion Hosting Food Drive Until Nov. 13

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American Legion Post 130 (400 N Oak St., Falls Church) is having a food drive starting this week and running until Monday, Nov. 13. The post is also collecting unwrapped toys until Dec. 10 as well, when the toys will be donated to Toys for Tots. Both donated food and […]

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Halloween Artistry Adorns City Businesses

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Sprouting up all across the window panes of Falls Church businesses are these Halloween-centric designs, such as this one painted onto the front of the Doodlehopper 4 Kids on West Broad St. The paintings took place between Oct. 7 – 14 and have run the gamut from typical fare of […]

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Annandale Student Selected to All-American Band

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Angel Estrada, of Annandale High School, was officially selected as a 2018 U.S. Army All-American during a celebratory selection event, joining an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. “Being a successful band member not only requires great skill, […]

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