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Our Man in Arlington

December 6, 2016 6:39 PM0 comments

What would we make today of 1950s Arlington school board member Helen Lane? This one-of-a-kind education activist not only won appointment to the board in 1957 with a mission to prevent desegregation, she emerged as a friend to the American Nazi Party and its notorious local founder George Lincoln Rockwell. […]

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Crime Report: Jewlery Theives, False Report of a Crime & Police Recover Stolen Vehicle

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A reversal of fortune in the latest City of Falls Church crime report — this week there were no cars stolen and instead, a stolen vehicle was recovered by police on Offut Drive. A 35-year-old City of F.C. woman was arrested for the crime and served outstanding warrants from Fairfax […]

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Fendley Wins Poetry Out Loud Competition

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Carter Fendley, a senior at George Mason High School, was named the winner of Mason’s Poetry Out Loud competition on Friday, Dec. 2. Fendley beat out seven other performers to win the competition and will move on to the regional Poetry Out Loud competition. Each performer, two of each grade, […]

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12 Falls Church-Area Jewish Mothers to Travel to Israel

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12 Jewish mothers from the Falls Church-area were recently selected to participate in the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project Momentum trip to Israel, which started on Monday, Dec. 4 and will last through Wednesday, Dec. 14. The Falls Church-area women include Cindy Lips of Arlington; […]

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Port City Playhouse Presents Show at F.C. Church

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The Port City Playhouse is presenting three performances of “The Twelve Plays of Christmas” this weekend at Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church, located at 3435 Sleepy Hollow Road, Falls Church. The show, which was written by Martha Bolton and is being directed by Becky Patton and produced by Eleanore Tapscott, […]

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2nd Annual F.C. Vehicle Decal Design Contest Opens

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The Office of the Treasurer of the City of Falls Church announced the second annual Vehicle Decal Design Competition for high school students in the City on Monday, Dec. 5. The contest offers a cash prize for the student who wins the competition. The first-place design will have a City […]

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Falls Church Rotary Club Works on Local Playground

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The Falls Church Rotary Club volunteered on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Pete Petro Centennial Playground at the Goodwin Court Apartments in Falls Church. Volunteers, which included Joe Scheibeler, project coordinator Doug Dreyer, club president Erica Brouillette, Dr. Joe Akkara and Kevin Zimmerman, replenished mulch at the playground and lowered monkey […]

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‘Stark & Sobering’ Says Shields of Falls Church’s Coming Budget

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The first look at the parameters for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018 budget process was characterized by City Manager Wyatt Shields as “stark and sobering” at Monday night’s joint meeting of the Falls Church City Council and School Board.

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Dulin Church Hosts 4 Events for Christmas Holiday

December 5, 2016 4:45 PM0 comments

Dulin Church at 513 E. Broad Street is hosting four events throughout the month for the Christmas holiday, starting with a Living Nativity on Friday, Dec. 9 starting at 7 p.m. There will be a live animal show, petting zoo and refreshments at this free event. The Sanctuary Choir of […]

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Breakfast with Santa Slated for Dec. 10 at James Lee

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James Lee Community Center’s annual Breakfast with Santa event is slated for Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the community center, located at 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church. The event is sponsored by James Lee Community Center Advisory Council and the King Tyre Lodge. Breakfast will […]

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