Mason Boys Soccer Team Wins 6-0 to Get to State Championship

June 13, 2015 1:10 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity boys basketball team beat Gate City High School 6-0 in the Virginia High School League 2A state semifinal match at Radford University on Friday afternoon. Junior forward Elliot Mercado scored a goal two minutes into the game to jumpstart the Mason lead. […]

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Culmore Multicultural Day Slated for April 18

April 15, 2015 3:09 PM0 comments

The annual Culmore Multicultural Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the newly renovated Woodrow Wilson Library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. Children will be able to get their face painted and play on the FunBus, which features games. There will […]

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Final F.C. Town Hall Meeting on Budget Process This Saturday

April 8, 2015 8:50 PM0 comments

The final town mall meeting on the City of Falls Church’s budget deliberations will be held this Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. in the Falls Church Community Center. City staff will give presentations before the meeting is opened to questions. The F.C. City Council will adopt the FY16 budget […]

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Another Challenger to Gross Announces

8:48 PM0 comments

Not only will long-time Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross face a Democratic primary challenge in June, but another candidate has announced her intent to run as an independent to face Gross in the November general election. While Gross will be challenged by Jessica Swanson in the June primary, community activist […]

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Donate to The Arc of NoVa, Get Free Pizza in March

March 25, 2015 5:29 PM0 comments

Donors interested in contributing $15 or more to The Arc of Northern Virginia during the month of March, “Intellectual and Development Disabilities Awareness Month,” will receive a certificate for a free large pizza from Vocelli Pizza of Falls Church. The Arc of Northern Virginia supports people and families living with […]

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Chemel Makes His Latest Challenge Look Like a Breeze at Pizzeria Orso

March 18, 2015 10:54 PM0 comments

Bertrand Chemel has worked at some of the finest restaurants in the world. He’s cooked in the kitchens of Laurent Tourondel and Daniel Boulud and helmed the kitchen of the acclaimed Cafe Boulud in New York City. Since 2008, he’s been the executive chef at Falls Church’s award-winning fine dining […]

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Mason Boys and Girls Swim Teams Win State Championship

February 24, 2015 8:46 PM0 comments

After a postponement over the weekend due to inclement weather, George Mason High School’s boys and girls varsity swim teams won the Virginia High School League state championship tonight at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.

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Callie Stapp Speaks to Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society

February 13, 2015 11:35 AM0 comments

Callie Stapp, curator of collections at Alexandria’s Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary, will be giving a talk called “Mayors, Merchants and Maladies” at the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting next Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 1 – 3 p.m. The talk will focus on the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary, which was founded in the 18th […]

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Alden Theatre Provides Scholarships for HS Artists

January 23, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The Alden Theatre in McLean is accepting applications until Friday, Feb. 13, for its James C. MacDonald Fine Arts Scholarship Compeition. High school students in the Dranesville 1A tax district are eligible for the competition, which seeks to aid students who wish to further their interest in the fine arts. […]

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Haverkamp Teaches Portrait Painting Class, Still Life Class Planned for April

January 20, 2015 1:48 PM0 comments

Seth Haverkamp taught his popular Portait Painting Workshop this past weekend. Many fine portraits were developed with the personal instruction of the internationally-known Haverkamp. He will return to teach a Still Life and Backgrounds class for Falls Church Arts on April 11 and 12 at ArtSpace Falls Church.

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