Official FCCPS Enrollment Numbers Show 5.9% Jump

November 9, 2016 12:30 PM0 comments

The official student enrollment numbers for the 2016-2017 Falls Church City Public School system show a 5.9 percent jump in enrollment, according to the school system’s Morning Announcements email. There are 2,685 students in the system this year, which 151 more students than were enrolled in the City’s five schools […]

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Local Photographer Exhibits Work at Botanologica

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Local author, fine art photographer and master gardener Martha Brettschneider will be exhibiting a collection of her works called Whispers from My Garden at Botanologica at 817 W. Broad Street through Sunday, Nov. 13. Brettschneider’s macro photography captures the exquisite details of the plants from her Vienna garden. The images aim to […]

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Local Cub, Boy Scouts Collect Donations for ‘Scouting for Food’ Drive

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Falls Church-based Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will collect donations of canned and packaged food on Saturday, Nov. 12 as part of the annual Scouting for Food drive to benefit local food pantries. Residents can set food donations in bags outside front doors before 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Scouts […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance Hosts New Show

November 8, 2016 4:32 PM0 comments

The Arlington Artists Alliance is hosting a new exhibit called Horses of a Different Color at Gallery Underground, located at 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington, in the venue’s Focus Gallery through Friday, Nov. 25. An opening reception for the show was held on Friday, Nov. 4. The exhibit features the work […]

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Work on F.C. Day Labor Center Continues

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The day labor center proposed by Falls Church resident Greg Cox is now affiliated with Virginia Organizing, a 501c3 nonprofit organization that accepts grants and donations on its behalf. “This is a big step forward in the plan to find a better solution for the day laborers that congregate at […]

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Arlington Minister Travels to Standing Rock

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Rev. Aaron McEmrys, senior minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, joined a contingent of 300 faith leaders from across the country who are gathered in North Dakota last week to show their solidarity and provide a protective witness with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as they try to […]

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Annandale Lions Club Fruit Club Scheduled for Nov. 19

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The Annandale Lions Club is having a fruit sale on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Annandale Swim Club, located at 7530 Little River Tpke., Annandale. The club will be selling fresh Navel and Juice oranges, tangelos, tangerines and grapefruit by the case, half-case and […]

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Affordable Care Act Overview Slated for Nov. 15

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Representatives from EnrollVirginia! will give an overview of the Affordable Care Act at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 7 – 8 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required. The representatives will explain how to apply and help attendees understand […]

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Snowplows Come to Mary Riley Styles Public Library

November 7, 2016 4:43 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church’s Department of Public Works will bring their snow removal machines to the parking lot of Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 3 – 4 p.m. The event is the latest in the library’s series of Early […]

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James Lee Community Center Director Set to Leave

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Zurii Conroy, the director of James Lee Community Center, has been promoted to a new position with Fairfax County after serving as the director for the local community center for five years. She has been promoted to Operation Manager for Region 4, which is located in the west and southwestern […]

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