F.C. Residents Protest Alongside Erin Brockovich

May 26, 2017 1:05 PM0 comments

At Operation Stand Together located on the National Mall last weekend, Falls Church residents Aaron Zafran and Jennifer Jerez met with legal activist Erin Brockovich. The event raised awareness about the military members and their families who’ve been affected by toxins in both warfare and at over 140 military contaminated […]

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Falls Church City Begins Stormwater Grant Program

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Starting July 1, 2017, the City of Falls Church will grant $10,000 to a non-profit organization that offers assistance to Falls Church residents and business owners interested in installing small-scale stormwater management practices on their property as a part of a stormwater grant program, Rain Smart. The City aims to […]

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Bailey’s Elementary Teacher Earns Landmark Award

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Lorena Cervantes, a creative movement teacher at Bailey’s Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences, received the Victoria D. de Sanchez Northern Virginia Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award for 2017. The annual award, sponsored by the Hispanic Youth Foundation of Northern Virginia and Marymount University, honors an exemplary Hispanic […]

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JV’s Restaurant: Championing Vets for 70 Years & Counting

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By Orrin Konheim For lifelong Falls Church-area resident and JV’s Restaurant proprietor Lorraine Campbell, her favorite part of Memorial Day is hearing the stories. “I hear so many incredible stories. I hear so many stories about some of the tragedies, about the things that they’ve had to do and the […]

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Local Resident Graduates From College

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Stephen Glasford graduated from the University of Sioux Falls on Saturday, May 21. Glas -ford received his Bachelor of Arts degree as a Management major at the Washington Pavillion of Arts and Science.

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Beyer Family Reunites for Weekend Fun

May 25, 2017 6:35 PM0 comments

Assembling the whole gang for a group photo is the Beyer family at their reunion held up in Oxford, Maryland this past weekend. All 39 members are either related by blood or marriage to Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia’s 8th District and his brother, Mike. (Photo: Don Beyer)

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Music Concert to Benefit F.C. Homeless Shelter

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The Buoni Amici String Ensemble will hold a benefit performance of the Quintet in C Major, “The Cello Quintet,” by Franz Schubert on June 11 at the Falls Church Episcopal Church from 5 – 7 p.m. (115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church). Donations are suggested to be at least $20 […]

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Saint James Celebrates 125th Anniversary

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Offering communion as a part of the Saint James Catholic Church’s 125th anniversary is honorary celebrant, The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbridge of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. The church celebrated the anniversary this past Sunday during the noon mass that was packed to the brim with members of the […]

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Spring Band Concert Caps Off Another Year for Music Students

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Sounding off is the saxophone section of George Mason High School’s Jazz Ensemble. The concert, which took place on May 18, featured multiple sections of the band including the Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band and the Wind Symphony. Senior Timothy Gilmour took home the top honor when he was awarded the […]

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Community Meeting on Future High School June 10

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Residents and business owners may attend the next community meeting about the High School Campus Project – Saturday, June 10 at 9 a.m. at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7130 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). School officials will give an update on the Feasibility Study and City Government staff will give […]

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