Champion Trees Bike Ride Taking Place July 1

June 29, 2017 12:50 PM0 comments

Enjoy some of Arlington’s trees on this leisurely ride over mostly level, paved pathways, while stopping at points of natural and environmental interest along the way. The route will pass by county and state champion trees. Bring your own bike, water, snacks, and repair kit (just in case). Teens ages […]

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VPIS Remembers Independence Day

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This annual event hosted by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society of Falls Church allows attendees to focus on the meaning of Independence Day with a review of the issues of the times and the reading of the important documents that created the basis for the United States. It includes […]

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Critter Corner: Luke

June 23, 2017 1:40 PM0 comments

Lovable Luke, the Ysunza’s Tabby, is living large in Falls Church by playing all day and soaking in the rays. Life wasn’t always this easy for the former Feline Foundation of Greater Washington rescue, but come on, what cat doesn’t have a past?

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More “Dear Editor” Contest Winners Announced

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students Duncan Miller, Bella Paradiso and Caty Lam won first, second and third place, respectively in this year’s “Dear Editor,” Contest, where they wrote to an editor either defending civil rights or advocating tolerance.

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“Dear Editor” Contest Winners Receive Recognition

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“Dear Editor” Contest winners were awarded by Executive Director of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, Edwin Henderson at the Kensington on Thursday, June 8. First place was awarded to Ava Reimer (third from left) and second place was awarded to Nicole Bloomgarden (second from left) and the two were accompanied […]

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Fundraiser for Law Enforcement Officers

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Join the General Education Fund for the Honor Roll on Sunday, June 25th, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to be held in George Mason High School’s Auxiliary Gym. Guests can come to participate in Jiu Jitsu submission sparring, takedowns sparring and Catch Wrestling. Gift cards worth $175 to Mad […]

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Benton & Baron Spotted at Newseum Banquet

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The Washington Post’s executive editor Martin Baron (right) was the winner of the Newseum’s annual Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media, presented at a spirited Newseum banquet Monday night in D.C. Here Baron is shown with the News-Press’ Nicholas Benton. (Photo: News-press)

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McLean Rotary Club Awards Scholarships

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Since 2006, the McLean Rotary Club has provided scholarships to local students who have demonstrated financial need and academic promise. The scholarships are open to any student who lives in or attends school in the McLean area. This includes McLean and Langley High Schools, The Pimmit Adult Education Center and […]

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Mah Jongg For Beginners at Temple Rodef Shalom

June 22, 2017 6:30 PM0 comments

Temple Rodef Shalom (Temple Rodef Shalom (2100 Westmoreland St., Falls Church) will host a three-part Mah Jongg class for beginners. Classes will be held on three consecutive Mondays – July 10, 17 and 24 from 1 – 4 p.m. Register only if you are prepared to play at least once […]

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Henderson’s GIVE Day a Smashing Success

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Giving back as a part of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School’s GIVE Day are the MEH GIVE Day Ambassadors, who are seen here packaging one of 20,000 meals to be sent to hungry children around the world in partnership with Rise Against Hunger. The 50-plus students were guided by Henderson […]

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