Pizzeria Orso Donates To ‘Student of the Year’ Campaign

January 24, 2017 3:30 PM0 comments

Bishop O’Connell’s Caroline Sullivan (left) poses with Pizzeria Orso manager Eric Alonso and J.E.B. Stuart High School’s Lily Beres after a fundraiser last Thursday. Orso donated 15 percent of the day’s sales to Sullivan’s Student of the Year campaign raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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F.C.’s Davis Appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ Friday

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City of Falls Church resident and 2008 George Mason High School graduate Peter Davis will present his startup on the TV show “Shark Tank” this Friday. Davis, along with a friend from college, Jon Staff, have created Getaway, a company that builds “tiny houses” and then places them on rural land […]

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MEH 6th Grader Hosts ‘Day of Service’ Last Friday

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School sixth grader Helen Jordan and her mother hosted a “day of service” last Friday, Jan.20 at their home. An estimated 40-50 City of Falls Church participated in the day by making hundreds of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and “blessing bags” for residents of a […]

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Falls Church native to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Falls Church’s Derek Anderson will appear and compete on an episode of “Jeopardy!” next Tuesday, Jan. 24. Anderson, an attorney, can be seen on the 33rd season of the show on WJLA channel 7 at 7:30 p.m. (Courtesy Photo)

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Last Chance to Catch Ringling Bros. Circus

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World features an immersive circus experience that takes families to space to witness incredible acrobatic performances on different planets. Ringling Bros. invites families to experience The Greatest Show On Earth one last time to see the most extraordinary performers and […]

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F.C.’s Dvorak to Make Ensemble Debut

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Falls Church harpist Melissa Dvorak will make her debut in the National Chamber Ensemble at the Rosslyn Spectrum in February. Dvorak, a well-known harp soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player, performed for Pope Francis during the pontiff’s historic visit to the U.S. last year. She will be joined by violinist […]

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Homestretch Hosting ‘Independence Day’ Celebration

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Homestretch, the Falls Church organization helping homeless families attain permanent housing and self-sufficiency, is hosting an “Independence Day” celebration next month at The State Theatre (220 N. Washington St., Falls Church). The Feb. 23 event will feature a live and silent auction, dessert, dancing and music from Sudden M Pac […]

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Critter Corner: Clifford and Rockford

January 23, 2017 1:05 PM0 comments

CLIFFORD AND ROCKFORD make some time during a walk around The Little City to pose with the “LOVE” letters at George Mason Square.

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Fairfax Park Authority Master Planning Efforts Underway

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The Fairfax County Park Authority is ramping up long-range planning efforts to align existing plans and current initiatives with its goals for the future. The park system’s master planning effort builds on the findings from the Parks Count Needs Assessment that was completed last spring. Based on the assessment and […]

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Forum on Sexual Abuse Awareness Set for February

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A forum dedicated to raising sexual abuse awareness will be held next month in Arlington. “We Support the Girls: Breaking the Silence to End Child Sexual Abuse Community Event” will take place Feb. 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the auditorium of Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford St., […]

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