F.C. Tree Fest Raises $ for Local Organizations

December 19, 2016 3:36 PM0 comments

Falls Church Tree Fest, which was held on Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn Falls Church, raised approximately $3,000 for 15 local organizations through an auction of decorated Christmas trees that represented the organizations. The Mary Riley Styles Public Library Foundation’s Winnie the Pooh-themed tree raised the most […]

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New Hope Housing Wins Grant from Dominion Foundation

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New Hope Housing, an Alexandria-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and shelter for families and single adults in Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax County and Arlington, recently received a $7,500 grant from the Dominion Foundation, the charitable arm of Dominion Resources. The grant will be used to help the nonprofit operate […]

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Santamobile Rides Through City of Falls Church

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The Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department began escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods of the City of Falls Church on its Santamobile on Thursday, Dec. 15 and will continue through Friday, Dec. 23. The first part of Santa Claus’ tour, from December 15 – 19, is dedicated to specific areas within […]

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International Night Brings Culture to F.C. Students & Their Families

December 16, 2016 4:32 PM0 comments

BAHRAIN WAS ONE of several countries represented at the Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association’s International Night, which was held on Friday, Dec. 2 at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. The event featured cuisine and cultural performances representing countries all over the world.

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Henderson MS Choirs Present Winter Concert

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THE SEVENTH GRADE MIXED CHOIR at Mary Ellen Henderson sings as part of the school’s concert choirs under the direction of Lauren Carpal, Henderson’s chorus teacher.

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F.C. Resident Louise Ingala Celebrates 100th Birthday

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Falls Church resident Louise Ingala (seated, second from left) celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at with the Italian Conversation Group at the Falls Church Community Center’s Senior Center. Those seated in the photo with her are (l to r) Richard Sforza, Omero Sabatini, Palmira Caravetta, Mohamed Mekkawi […]

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Rap Legend Chuck D to Speak at The Alden Theatre

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Hip-hop legend Chuck D, leader of the seminal hip-hop group Public Enemy, will be the featured speaker at the McLean Community Center’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 15. The event will be held in the community center’s Alden Theatre, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., […]

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Mason Choral Students Audition for All-District Chorus

December 15, 2016 12:24 PM0 comments

Students in George Mason High School’s choral program auditioned for the All-District Chorus on November 12 and nine of them were selected to represent Mason at the District X Choral Festival on February 16-18. Lydia Gompper, Dexter Jackson, Miles Jackson, Cooper McGuire, Neil Menon, Ruthie Miller, Caroline Perez, Casandre Rice […]

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7 Mason Speech and Debate Team Members Medal

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The speech and debate team at George Mason High School competed at the Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League’s Mega Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 10 and seven of the team members came away with medals. Sean Swick placed 1st in Junior Varsity Lincoln Douglas, Katie Smith placed 4th in Extemporaneous Speaking and […]

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College Overview Event Scheduled for Dec. 20

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The Arlington Employment Center, located at 2100 Washington Blvd., Arlington, is hosting an event called Yes, You CAN Go to College on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. – noon. The event, which will include an overview of the college application and financial aid processes, is meant for attendees who […]

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