F.C. League of Women Voters Hosts $ in Politics Forum

January 18, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

The League of Women Voters of Falls Church is hosting a National Issues Forum called “Assessing the Relationship Between Money in Politics and Free Speech Under the First Amendment” on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street. The […]

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F.C. Student Amy Grudier Awarded Scholarship

January 14, 2016 2:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Amy Grudier, a nursing student at Cedarville University, was awarded the National Italian American Foundation’s Lido Civic Club Matching Scholarship recently. Since NIAF’s inception 40 years ago, the scholarship program has grown from four scholarships of $250 each to dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to […]

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George Alber Appointed to Fairfax Human Rights Commission

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George Alber, an at-large member of the Executive Committee of the Fairfax County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was recently appointed by Sharon Bulova to the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission for a three-year term. Alber joined the Fairfax County branch of the National […]

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Shapiros of F.C. Welcome Son Jacob to the World

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Ilya and Kristin Shapiro of Falls Church welcomed their son, Jacob Thomas Shapiro, to the world on Monday, Jan. 4 at Virginia Hospital Center – Arlington. Jacob weighed six pounds and measured 20 inches in length at birth. His grandparents are Leonid and the late Galina Shapiro of Toronto and […]

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Fairfax County Democrats Host Road to Richmond Breakfast

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WELCOMING ANOTHER sell-out crowd to the Fairfax County Democrats’ annual Road to Richmond breakfast Sunday, U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly of the 11th District led off a long list of speakers who spoke to the challenges of the upcoming legislative session in Richmond and the November presidential election.

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Falls Church Arts Show ‘Vivid’ Opens

January 13, 2016 4:59 PM0 comments

THE FALLS CHURCH ARTS show “Vivid” opened on Saturday, Jan. 9 at ArtSpace Falls Church with an artists’ reception. The abstract expression show will be on display at ArtSpace Falls Church through February 7. More than 30 artists from around the Washington, D.C. region are featured in the show.

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BalletNova Hosts Open House with Free Classes

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BalletNova is hosting an open house on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. at the BalletNova Studios, located at 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church. The event is free and open to the public, who can take free classes for adults and children, get a tour of the […]

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Local Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter Announces Scholarship

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The Zeta Upsilon Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. announced in a recent email to the News-Press that the application period has open for its 36th Annual Jewel Scholarship, which is being funded by the Joyce-Gillespie-Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,500 scholarship is awarded to 10 local students aspiring to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited […]

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McLean Community Center Seeking to Fill Seats on Governing Board

January 12, 2016 4:39 PM0 comments

The McLean Community Center located at 1234 Ingleside, Ave., McLean is seeking candidates to run for the open seats on its 2016-2017 governing board, which provides oversight and guidance for the community center’s programs and facilities. In order to have their name placed on the ballot, prospective candidates for the […]

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Marshall Academy Hosts Annual Hair Extravaganza

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Marshall Academy’s Cosmetology Program will hosted its Annual Hair Extravaganza fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 8 at George C. Marshall High School. Students provided an array of services including: hair styles, straightening, curling, conditioning treatments, hand exfoliation and more. Proceeds from this fundraising event support the cosmetology program’s annual field trip to […]

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