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Press Pass: James Fernando

June 21, 2018 5:45 PM0 comments

By Adam Rosenfeld The Falls Church music scene continues to expand with another local artist releasing new music. Little City resident and pianist James Fernando dropped his debut album Extended Layover late last month. Falling into the category of modern jazz, the album features Fernando playing piano alongside Toronto-based musician […]

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F.C.’s Sprawling Oakwood Apartments Sold to Arlington’s Insight Group

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The sprawling Oakwood Apartments in the City of Falls Church, with its 576 rental units, has been sold for $132 million, according to a report in the Washington Business Journal today. The new owner, the Arlington-based Insight Property Group, in conjunction with a San Francisco investor group, plans to invest […]

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F.C. Resident to Receive English Literacy Scholarship

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Falls Church resident Faustine Coulibaly will receive the inaugural Patricia M. Donnelly Merit Scholarship during the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia’s (LCNV) 2018 Annual Recognition Ceremony. Coulibaly, a recent immigrant, has shown dedication to learning English with LCNV and exemplifies commitment, perseverance, achievement, and leadership. A native of Côte d’Ivoire, […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus Pop Group to Perform at Holy Trinity

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Concerts at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church) presents a performance by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s 15-voice close-harmony pop group, Potomac Fever, on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are accepted. For more information, […]

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Friday is Take Your Dog to Work Day

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Friday, June 22 is Take Your Dog to Work Day which was first celebrated in 1999. The event, celebrated on the Friday following Father’s Day, was created and is trademarked by Pet Sitters International to celebrate companion dogs and promote adoptions. Those interested in taking their dogs to work are […]

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Tuskegee Airman Speaks at Longfellow Middle

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RET. AIR FORCE COL. and one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, Charles McGee spoke to a group of students at Longfellow Middle School about his experiences in the military before the school year concluded. McGee logged over 6,000 combat hours for the USAF.

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Longtime F.C. Resident Norvel Eldon Stull Dies

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On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Norvel Eldon Stull passed away from this world. Stull was born and raised in Nettie, WV. After his service in the U.S. Army as an MP he settled in Falls Church and lived there for the remainder of his life with his wife of 56 […]

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Letters to the Editor: Help Save Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean

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Letters to the Editor: June 21 – 27, 2018   Help Save Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean Editor, I am afraid that many in our community may be unaware that a beloved local institution, the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, is slated by the National Park Service to […]

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FCPS Brings Back Summer Meal Program for 3rd Year

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Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) hosted its third annual Summer Meals Kickoff yesterday at Hutchison Elementary School in Herndon. This program will be available all summer long at 13 sites across the county from June 18 – Aug. 27 and will connect families with free or low-cost resources available in […]

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Plein Air Art Festival Sees Host of Local Winners

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AWARD WINNERS from the Plein Air Festival are pictured above. (From left to right) People’s Choice Award winner Robert Gilbert, Rock Star Realty Group Prize winner Caitlin Hillyard, New Editions Consulting Prize winner Jill Banks, Famille Cafe Prize Winner Rajendra KC and Diener & Associates Prize winners Veronica Howard and […]

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