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F.C.’s Tim Winters Named Student-Athlete of the Week

October 19, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Timothy Winters, a Falls Church native and 2016 graduate of George Mason High School, has been named student-athlete of the week at Worchester Polytechnic Institute where he is on the men’s rowing Novice Eight team for the week ending Sunday, Oct. 16. Freshmen Mark Borghesani, Andrew Johnston, Marc Reardon, Ben […]

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F.C. Native Receives Accolades at U. of St. Francis

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Falls Church native Andrew Finein has recently received several accolades as he is finishing up his studies at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill. Finein was selected to be included in the 2016 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. His name was published in the […]

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Mason Band & Chorus Raise Money Through MUSIC Days

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George Mason High School music students are raising money for their trip to play at Carnegie Hall through its annual M.U.S.I.C. (Many Useful Students in Our Community) Days campaign. During the fundraiser, which runs from Saturday, Oct. 29 – Sunday, Dec. 11, Mason music students will help with a chore […]

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Discussion About The Resurrectionists to be Held on Oct. 22

October 18, 2016 4:11 PM0 comments

The City of Fairfax Regional Library, located at 10360 North Street, Fairfax, is hosting an event about The Resurrectionists, a group of men who stole bodies for medical science and learn how their legacy continues today. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. Diane Donaldson, who […]

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Crime Report: More Car Crimes as 10 Vehicles Vandalized, 1 Stolen at Koons Ford

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More car crime in the City of Falls Church as this week’s report gives news of 10 vehicles vandalized and another stolen at Koons Ford last Wednesday. and then, just up the street on the same day, a car window was smashed and a wallet was stolen from the car. Also […]

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McLean Community Center Renovation Slated for April 2017

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The McLean Community Center recently announced that its Ingleside Avenue facility is scheduled to begin in April 2017. To ensure the Center’s programs and services will continue uninterrupted, McLean Community Center executive director George Sachs has worked with Fairfax County’s Facilities Management Department to find and secure rental properties for a 22-month […]

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Falls Church Endowment Fund Seeks Grant Applications

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The Falls Church Endowment Fund, Inc., a ministry of the Falls Church Episcopal Church, is seeking applications for grant assistance from non-profit organizations for calendar year 2017 programs, according to a letter the organization sent to the News-Press. Grant applications should be for programs that serve the poor, elderly and […]

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Local Veterans Organization Celebrates 31st Anniversary

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Chapter 227 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is celebrating its 31st anniversary at its membership meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s Restaurant, located at 262D Cedar Lane, Vienna. All are invited to help the chapter celebrate, but the organization especially called its founding members […]

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F.C. Committee on Transportation Releases ‘Walkability Survey’

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The Citizens Advisory Committee on Transportation has released a Walkability Survey to find out how walkable the City of Falls Church is. Participants can simply choose a block and a side of the road along Broad Street or Washington Street and then check boxes indicating the positives and negatives for pedestrians. […]

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Review: ‘Ruthless!’ at Creative Cauldron

October 17, 2016 8:13 PM0 comments

“Ruthless! The Musical,” which opened the new season at Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron last week, is a raucous, laugh-a-minute hoot. The Cauldron’s producing director Laura Hull wrote in the program that she chose it for this time frame six months ago as she “suspected we might be in the throes […]

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