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Arlington Salon Relocating to New ‘Lily’ Building

January 12, 2017 11:31 AM0 comments

Salon Rovina has announced plans to relocate to the Southgate Shopping Center, also known as the Lily Building, at 100 E. Fairfax Street in Falls Church. Located in Arlington since 2008, the hair and beauty salon is owned and operated by Rovina Nugaro, who has more than 25 years of […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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In 2014, Fairfax County entered into an agreement with the Virginia Commissioner of Highways, which allowed county staff and the Community Labor Force to remove signs from Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) rights-of-way, and invoice the owners of the signs at $100 per sign removed. Since the beginning of the […]

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McLean Community Center Opening ‘Company’ Feb. 3

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The McLean Community Players will present George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s ground-breaking musical Company, opening Friday, Feb. 3 and running weekends through Feb. 19 at the Alden Theatre in the McLean Community Center, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. After its Broadway debut in 1970, Company was nominated for 14 […]

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Mason Scholastic Bowl Team Finishes 1st in Bull Run

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George Mason High School’s Scholastic Bowl team finished in first place in the Bull Run District after closing out its regular season with a four-way match Monday. The Mustangs, hosting Warren County, Clarke County and Rappahannock County, defeated Warren and Rappahannock, 300-130 and 245-195, respectively, but had its unbeaten streak […]

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‘Elevator Speech’ Presentation at F.C. Chamber Luncheon Jan. 17

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Keasha Lee Ince will present “Magic is in Your Messaging” at the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s Networking Luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Italian Café in Falls Church. The presentation will help attendees learn how to craft intriguing, clear, and memorable introductions or “elevator speeches.” Ince is the […]

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Classical FX to Perform at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church

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Classical FX, the vocal ensemble comprised of members of the Washington National Opera Chorus, will perform at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Brush Drive, Falls Church) at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 22. Admission is a $20 suggested donation and includes a wine and cheese reception following the concert. Classical […]

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F.C. Schools Earn Full-System IB Certification

January 11, 2017 7:48 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Public School System became the first in Virginia to be certified as an all-grade, K-12, International Baccalaureate system last week, according to the schools’ IB coordinator Jeanne Seabridge. Being one of the first systems in the U.S. to adopt an IB diploma program for grades 11 […]

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McAuliffe Wants Easier Voting in Virginia

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Currently, to vote absentee in Virginia, you must cite a specific excuse, such as attending college or having a disability. But if Gov. Terry McAuliffe has his way, the state would expand the list of excuses to include people caring for children or for an ill or disabled individual and […]

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5 F.C. School Principals Spell Out Needs to Begin New Budget Cycle

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In a wholly novel approach to presenting the Falls Church Public School System’s needs for the coming fiscal year, the F.C. School Board and the public Tuesday night heard directly from the principals of the system’s five schools about the predominantly enrollment-growth-driven needs for added staffing.

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F.C.’s First-Ever Civil Rights March on MLK Day Monday

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On the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday, the first-ever march for civil rights in the 70-year history of the City of Falls Church will commence from the Tinner Hill Historic Monument, where 100 years ago the first rural branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People began in once-segregated Falls Church, to its City Hall.

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