Falls Church Business News and Notes

April 16, 2009 3:44 PM0 comments

NEWS Peer2Peer Tutors has partnered with the Falls Church Education Foundation to launch once per week student-to-student tutoring through the Wilden Project at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School.

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School News & Notes

April 15, 2009 9:22 PM0 comments

Falls Church Schools Names 2009 Support Staff Employee Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) named band paraprofessional Larry Allen as the 2009 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year for his 10 years of service at George Mason High, Mary Ellen Henderson Middle and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools.

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Community News & Notes

9:13 PM0 comments

Crosslink International Hosts Fundraiser Ball CrossLink International, a non-profit organization that equips medical missions overseas, is hosting its annual Band Aid Ball at the Hilton McLean (7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean) this Saturday, April 18.

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Pimmit Hill Sets & Meets High Goals for State Exams

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Amid diverse cultures and backgrounds, the student body at Pimmit Hill Alternative High School share at least one thing in common: success on the most recent round of Virginia Standards of Learning, or SOL, exams.

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F.C. Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Hosts Over 50 People at Annual Victorian Séance

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Over 50 people left skepticism at the door when they entered the Falls Church-based Center for Spiritual Enlightenment building next to the State Theatre recently to partake in a séance.

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Mystery Benefactor Pays Fares For GEORGE Riders Today

April 13, 2009 8:04 PM0 comments

Rides are free on the City of Falls Church’s GEORGE bus system today as a mystery benefactor has reportedly picked up the tab for all riders in hopes of encouraging a large turnout of GEORGE supporters at tonight’s Falls Church City Council budget hearing. According to News-Press sources, at least […]

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Shields: Fairfax Water Lawsuit Aims to Expel F.C. from County

April 9, 2009 4:39 PM0 comments

F.C.’s Manager Cites ‘Eliminatin’ Goal in Q & A The City of Falls Church’s water system is the victim of a takeover push by the Fairfax Water Authority that is seeking to “eliminate” other water systems from providing service in Fairfax County .

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Falls Church News Briefs: April 9 – 15, 2009

4:36 PM0 comments

Expose Chronicles Poor Conditions at Funeral Home Following an expose by the News-Press last June of flooding and inundated tombstones at the King David National Memorial Park, a section of the National Funeral Home in Falls Church, the Washington Post reported last Sunday of even more horrific conditions at the […]

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F.C. Mayor Gardner Backs Brian Moran for Governor

4:33 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and other City elected officials this Tuesday announced their formal endorsement of Former State Del. Brian Moran in his race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Virginia.

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Church Defectors Seek to Divert Building Funds to Legal Defense

4:30 PM0 comments

Facing an appeal filed this week to the Virginia Supreme Court of decisions made in their favor at the circuit court level last year, defectors from the Episcopal Church, USA, occupying the historic Falls Church property downtown in the City of Falls Church, are asking parishioners for permission to loot […]

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