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Homestretch Raises $100K at Fundraiser

March 21, 2017 2:49 PM0 comments

(From left) David Smith, Stacy Hennessey, Astrid Martinez, Gayle Berry and Diane Gelberd at the Homestretch Fundraiser at the State Theater last month. There were 321 attendees and nearly $100,000 was raised for Homestretch. Big ticket items were some great vacation spots, including Lake Gaston and Cazumel. (Photo: Stacy Hennessey)

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Our Man in Arlington

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Homeowners who reach a certain age begin contemplating whether to sell their property (many to today’s tear-down artists) and cash in for a stable retirement. Many relocate to warm climes of Florida or Arizona. But others with deep roots in Arlington wish to stay put. Their numbers are only about […]

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Fairfax Genealogical Conference and Expo

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The Fairfax Genealogical Society’s annual spring conference, “Finding Elusive Ancestors – Tools and Techniques for the Search,” will run on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 at the The Westin Tysons Corner (7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). The Keynote speaker is D. Joshua Taylor, host of the PBS series, […]

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Review: “When We Rise” by Cleve Jones

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Cleve Jones is the author of the current best-selling book, When We Rise, My Life in the Movement (New York, Hachette Books, 2016) that formed the basis for the recent TV mini-series by the same name on ABC. This memoir of his life in the gay movement is unique for […]

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St. Patrick’s Episcopal Hosts Concert of Harmony

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On Sunday April 2 at 4 p.m. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church) hosts a Concert of Harmony, featuring music of bluegrass, jazz, Broadway, and classical. American music from many periods in our country’s history withh be featured including solos and harmony of “American Songs” from the […]

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Shields Justifies $1.2 Million for Reserves to F.C. Council Monday

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Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields strongly defended his recommended three cents on the real estate tax rate to a work session of the Falls Church City Council Monday night on grounds that building reserves will help to lower the longer term cost to City taxpayers of the cost of a new high school

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Cram Named Grand Marshal of 2017 F.C. Memorial Day Parade

March 20, 2017 3:11 PM0 comments

Barb Cram has been named the Grand Marshal for this year’s City of Falls Church Memorial Day parade this much. Cram was selected by the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board to preside over the festivities taking place May 29.

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Falls Church Artist Opens Immigration Exhibit

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Falls Church resident, artist and Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation Vice President, Irena Chambers’ award winning exhibition “No Home To Go To: Baltic Displaced Persons, 1944-1952” will be on display at the Arlington Public Library (1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington) through April 17, 2017. The award-winning exhibit has been on display […]

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Reston Public Art Film Series Set for Mar. 28

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Public Art Reston, as part of its Public Art Film Series, will present three films by film director and Peabody Award recipient Rebekah Wingert-Jabi. The short films will be screened Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at CenterStage, Reston Community Center Hunters Woods in collaboration with and supported by Reston […]

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AAUW Accepting Book Donations Through April 1

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Looking for a new home for your gently used books? The AAUW is collecting books until April 1 at the book collection bin at the Community Center. Books are for the annual book sale to be held on April 7 and 8. The book sale benefits scholarship/grant programs for women, […]

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