Recap of Literary Council of Northern Virginia Event

June 29, 2017 5:50 PM0 comments

Last Thursday, June 22, the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (LCNV) held its Annual Recognition Event at the James Lee Community Center Theater (2855 Annandale Rd. Falls Church). Students, teachers, volunteers and community partners were recognized for their commitment to adult literacy in Northern Virginia. Students read essays based on […]

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Belvedere Students Discuss Books over Podcast

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Live on the airwaves were three fifth grade students from Belvedere Elementary School in Falls Church, who made an appearance on an episode of the Book Club for Kids podcast that is geared toward middle grade readers. The students (from left to right) Diego Chavez, Callie Petit and Valeria Vargas-Perez […]

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Witness D.C. Fireworks Display from Arlington

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Celebrate Independence Day at Arlington’s sixth annual July 4th Celebration at Long Bridge Park (475 Long Bridge Dr., Arlington). From 5 – 10 p.m., join in the patriotic spirit with a food truck rally, live music featuring Jeff From Accounting, sports and games for all ages and moon bounces (weather […]

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Shepherd’s Center Receives Upcoming Fundraiser

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The Locker Room Sports Bar & Grill (502 W. Broad St., Falls Church) is hosting a fundraiser for the Shepherd’s Center in order to raise funds that will assist the senior communities in McLean, Arlington and Falls Church on Wednesday, July 12 from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. 15 percent […]

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Soccer Tournament Champions Flash Their Hardware

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Champions of Arlington Soccer Associations 3 vs. 3 tournament in their age group are four rising fourth graders from Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (from left to right) L. Meade, S. Meade, H. Boesen, C. Weatherly and S. Witt. (Photo: Liz Weatherly)

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Free Public Education Courses Offered in July

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The following are free public education events offered by the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia throughout the month of July. They are open to all, and posted at On Monday, July 10 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Barrett Branch Library (717 Queen St., […]

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Champion Trees Bike Ride Taking Place July 1

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Enjoy some of Arlington’s trees on this leisurely ride over mostly level, paved pathways, while stopping at points of natural and environmental interest along the way. The route will pass by county and state champion trees. Bring your own bike, water, snacks, and repair kit (just in case). Teens ages […]

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VPIS Remembers Independence Day

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This annual event hosted by the Village Preservation and Improvement Society of Falls Church allows attendees to focus on the meaning of Independence Day with a review of the issues of the times and the reading of the important documents that created the basis for the United States. It includes […]

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Critter Corner: Luke

June 23, 2017 1:40 PM0 comments

Lovable Luke, the Ysunza’s Tabby, is living large in Falls Church by playing all day and soaking in the rays. Life wasn’t always this easy for the former Feline Foundation of Greater Washington rescue, but come on, what cat doesn’t have a past?

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More “Dear Editor” Contest Winners Announced

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students Duncan Miller, Bella Paradiso and Caty Lam won first, second and third place, respectively in this year’s “Dear Editor,” Contest, where they wrote to an editor either defending civil rights or advocating tolerance.

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