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Accordion Society Hosts Will Holshouser this Sunday

September 14, 2018 5:32 PM0 comments

The Washington Metropolitan Accordion Society will host Will Holshouser in concert on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m., at Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church (3435 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church). A reception will follow. Donation of $8 is requested, Washington Metropolitan According Society members and children under 12 free. More […]

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3 Local Elementary Schools Enrolled in Federal Program

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Bailey’s Elementary School, Bailey’s Upper Elementary School and Glen Forest Elementary School are of three of 19 Fairfax County public schools that have been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) meal program for the first time in 2018-19. All students at the […]

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Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Festival

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Interested residents can come see the garden in all of its autumn glory at the Glencarlyn Branch Community Library (300 S. Kensington St., Arlington) on Sunday, Sept. 16. The morning presentation at 11 a.m. is “Weeds or Wildflowers? What’s in Your Garden?” Numerous plants that we rip out of our […]

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Route 7 Lane Closures in Tysons Next Week Set

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Lane and shoulder closures are planned Monday, Sept. 17, through Friday, Sept. 21, along eastbound and westbound Route 7 in Tysons near the Silver Line Phase 1 alignment to permit construction crews to make repairs, according to VDOT. On Route 7 East, Monday, Sept. 17 – Thursday, Sept. 20 , […]

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Final Show of Cabaret Series to Show This Weekend

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Creative Cauldron’s (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church) Summer Cabaret and Concert Series closes its final weekend with Helen Hayes Award-winning actor, Alan Naylor in “Spring and Love, Loss and Dreams”, a Romantic program of Art Song and four-hand piano music with collaborator Barbara Wilkinson. Shows will take stage on […]

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Fava Pot’s Unlikely Success Jives With Owner’s Belief in Herself

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Everybody loves the story of a scrappy individual who achieves greatness and wealth thanks to their guile, diligence and courage in the face of immense risk. But what about the person who’s professionally successful and financially secure, only to bet the farm on a new venture they have no experience […]

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Critter Corner: Bear

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WHEN HE’S NOT (naturally) modeling his beautiful coat, like he’s doing in the picture above, the Curry family’s rescued Shiba Inu, Bear, is enjoying long strolls around town and meeting new people along the way, especially children. But it can be hard serving as the center of attention, so Bear […]

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From the Front Row: Kaye Kory’s Richmond Report

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Friends, I have recently searched the Constitution of Virginia for any language describing a Virginian”s right to clean air and unpolluted water. Here is what I found (it may be dense, but definitely worth wading through): “Article XI.Section 1. To the end that the people have clean air, pure water, […]

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Giant Food Now Offering Flu Vaccines

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Giant Food announced that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations are administered by Giant’s certified in-store pharmacists and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. No appointment is needed and insurance companies, including Medicare, are billed […]

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Students Getting Used to School Once Again

September 13, 2018 6:30 PM0 comments

SCHOOL’S BACK! Which means students are lubricating their brains once more with learning material as well as adjusting to the new features outside of the classroom, such as these Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School students and their lockers. (Is the dial supposed to spin left-right-left, or right-left-right?)

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