Eagle Films Nominated for Star Wars Fan Film Award

June 10, 2016 3:17 PM0 comments

Local writer, director and producer Phillip Cook, who owns the Falls Church-based Eagle Films, has had his short film “MALICE” nominated as one of 25 entries for Audience Choice Award in the Star Wars Fan Film Awards, which is run by The Walt Disney Company. Cook’s entry was a shortened version […]

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City: Drive Cautiously Around City Hall & Library

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The City of Falls Church has asked that motorists in the Little City drive cautiously around City Hall at 300 Park Avenue, Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue and Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue starting on Monday, June 27, when the City’s summer camps […]

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F.C. Government Closures Planned Over Next Week

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Two closures of government offices in the City of Falls Church are scheduled over the next week, the first of which is slated for Friday, June 17. Most City government offices and services will close at noon that day for the City of Falls Church’s annual employee picnic. Closures include […]

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News-Press’ Nick Gatz Displays Art at Herndon Festival

June 8, 2016 1:18 PM0 comments

RISING FALLS CHURCH artist Nick Gatz (center) got a strong reception to his works on display at the annual Herndon Festival, billed as Northern Virginia’s largest free event, in downtown Herndon last weekend. Gatz is shown here with his parents, Don and Connie Gatz.

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More Than 150 Volunteers Participate in Falls Church Feeds the World

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More than 150 volunteers – some as young as 4 years old – helped make 20,000 meals to alleviate hunger during Falls Church Feeds the World event hosted by Christ Crossman United Methodist Church on Sunday, June 5 in partnership with nonprofit Stop Hunger Now. In addition, the event featured […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Paige Blackford, a parks, recreation and facilities management major at Paul Smith’s College, was named to the dean’s list at the school, where students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point […]

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2 Falls Church Residents Win National Merit Scholarships

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Two Falls Church residents were announced as recipients of National Merit Scholarships on Wednesday, June 1. Chantal Iosso, a graduating senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, received the National Merit Washington and Lee University Scholarship. Her probable career field, according to the National Merit Corporation, is […]

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Falls Church Man Receives Second Assistance Dog

June 7, 2016 2:58 PM0 comments

Canine Companions for Independence – a national nonprofit organization that provides assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities – recently announced that Falls Church resident Matt Trott has recently received his second assistance dog, named Fame, from the group. Fame is a two-year-old lab/golden retriever who has been trained to respond […]

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Tinner Hill Blues Festival Scheduled for June 11

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The 23rd Annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival will be held from Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 all around Falls Church with the main event taking place Saturday, June 11 from 1 – 9:30 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue. Gates for the Saturday portion of […]

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McLean Community Center Holds Board Elections

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Five McLean tax district residents, three adults and two teens, won seats on the McLean Community Center’s 2016-2017 Governing Board at the board’s elections, which were held on Saturday, May 21 at McLean Day 2015, the McLean Community Center announced last week in a press release. The three adults who […]

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