Critter Corner: Finley

December 27, 2018 1:33 PM0 comments

BEING THE BEST OF BOYS while posing for this shot is Finley, who hails from the News-Press-reading Smith family all the way out in Alexandria. What interest they have in keeping up on Falls Church news is confounding to say the least (smells like foul play on the editorial staff, […]

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F.C.’s Flanigan Promoted to President of Concerts

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Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, announced Kelly Flanigan as President of Washington, DC – U.S. Concerts. Flanigan, graduate of Bishop O’Connell High School and James Madison University, will oversee booking, marketing and business operations for Live Nation across the region, including Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. […]

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Next ‘Lox & Lecture’ to Take Place on Jan. 13

December 24, 2018 6:00 PM0 comments

Interested attendees can meet documentary filmmaker and journalist Rebecca Samona and see her intensely personal movie, “The Island of Roses – Tragedy in Paradise,” as the latest installment of the Women of Temple Rodef Shalom’s (2100 Westmoreland St., Falls Church) “Lox and Lecture” series on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 11:45 […]

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Get Redskins Tickets Thru F.C. Ed. Foundation

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The last game of the still-promising Washington Redskins football season is on Sunday, Dec. 30 against the Philadelphia Eagles at FedEx Field (1600 Fedex Way, Landover, MD) There are still a block of tickets for interested Falls Church families or students available for to attend the game. Order discounted tickets, […]

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New Express Lanes Entrance/Exits Opened in McLean

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Virginia Department of Transportation and Fairfax County recently opened a few lanes on the Jones Branch Connector, bringing new access to the 495 Express Lanes. These new Connector lanes link Route 123, near the McLean Metro station, over I-495 to Tysons, just north of the Tysons Galleria. Drivers can now […]

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Chief Gavin Meets with All-Girl Cub Scouts

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CUB SCOUT DEN #12 of Pack #657 were honored to have the opportunity to interview Falls Church Police Chief Mary Gavin on Thursday evening. The Chief sat down with the Den to thoroughly answer numerous questions about what it’s like to be in charge of the City of Falls Church […]

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Henderson Students Become Certified Coders

December 21, 2018 6:00 PM0 comments

A group of 15 Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students are officially coders, thanks to an innovative community partnership throughout the past couple of months. Employees from the nearby Capital One headquarters visited the afterschool coding group for ten weeks, introducing students to the basics of coding and teaching students […]

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McLean Community Center to Hold Open House

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Having recently completed an 18-month renovation, the McLean Community Center, or MCC, (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean) is hosting a free Community Open House from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5. In addition to taking self-guided tours using a map and a “passport,” participants can take advantage of […]

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Curbside Collection Dates Change in Light of Holidays

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All curbside collections – including trash, recycling, yard waste and compost – normally scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 26 and Wednesday, Jan. 2 will move to the Thursday of that week. Upcoming Curbside Collection Days include Thursday, Dec. 27, Thursday, Jan. 3 and Wednesday, Jan. 9 (normal Wednesday schedule returns). The […]

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2 Mason Students Make Finals in Speech Competition

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Two George Mason High School students, Grace Keenan and Elisabeth Snyder, traveled to Robinson High School this weekend for a Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League Speech competition. Keenan placed first among 36 competitors in Original Oratory, and both girls qualified to compete at Metro Finals in February. Snyder will compete in […]

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