Critter Corner: Lily

February 26, 2018 12:15 PM0 comments

Meet Lily, the Westie! She is the youngest associate at the Falls Church City Law Firm of Brooke-Devlin & Nester! She loves to greet clients and works hard to keep the attorneys, Morgan and Tony, in line. Lily began competing in dog shows when she was 6 months old and […]

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4th Annual Coach CJ Celebration Set for March 4

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Interested residents and current Falls Church High School students and alumni can join Team Joyner on Saturday, March 3 at the Annandale Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall (7128 Columbia Pike, Annandale) from 7 – 10 p.m. for the fourth annual Coach CJ Celebration. This event is fun for everyone and […]

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‘No Right Turn’ Sign Off Route 7 Regains Attention

February 23, 2018 8:45 PM0 comments

For more than 10 years, there has been a “No Right Turn” sign at the westbound Route 7 entrance to Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School. It was put there to reduce the number of accidents; rear-end collisions from cars cresting the hill in front of George Mason and broadside accidents […]

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Local Students Graduate from Longwood University

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A handful of local students graduated from Longwood University at the conclusion of the Fall 2017 semester, and one with distinct honors. Stephanie Louise Smith from Arlington, earned a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, in Liberal Studies while Adugna Mahteme G Mariam from Falls Church earned a Bachelor of […]

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Fairfax Co. Channel Adds Black History Programs

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Fairfax County’s own nonprofit cable network, Fairfax Public Access (FPA), is premiering a special series of new films celebrating the heroism of black Americans in World War II and documentaries examining the Civil Rights movement, throughout February, Black History Month, 2018. The FPA cable network is carried by Verizon FiOS […]

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Exchange Students from China Touch Down in F.C.

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CHINESE EXCHANGE STUDENTS arrived stateside on Feb. 11 with their teachers and came to Mason to meet their host families and get acclimated ahead of joining the flow of the school day on Monday. Students have been going to classes and finding their way through “typical” American high school days, […]

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Mason Senior Announced as Merit Scholar Finalist

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The National Merit Scholarship Program announced that David Miller, a senior at George Mason High School, has advanced to finalist in the 2018 competition. Miller is among 15,000 finalists nationally. The students, who were selected based on scores on a PSAT qualifying test, will compete for some 7,500 scholarships worth […]

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Little City Tips Its Cap to Black History Month Proponents

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IN RECOGNITION OF THIS AS Black History Month, the Falls Church City Council presented a proclamation to a large group of local citizens involved in organizing recognition activities this month in the Little City.

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NAACP, Tinner Hill Celebrate Black History Month

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Interested residents can celebrate Black History Month with Fairfax County NAACP and Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation this Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Fairfax County Government Center (12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax). Featuring speeches from: Sharon Bulova, Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors; Kevin Chandler, President, Virginia State Conference NAACP; Edwin […]

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2 Henderson Students Make Their Mark in Contest

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Two Henderson students placed in the 2018 DC Metro Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as part of the regional competition for grades 7-12. Annika Bjorklund received Honorable Mention for her poem “An Ode to Odes” and Liam Timar-Wilcox received Silver Key for his poem “Hope.” Both students are members of […]

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