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F.C.’s Temple Rodef Shalom Offers Mindfulness Classes

January 29, 2016 2:09 PM0 comments

The women of Temple Rodef Shalom are partnering with The Women’s Center, which is based in Vienna, to offer a series of mindfulness classes in February and March. Classes start on Thursday, February 18 with a Mindfulness for Stress Reduction class from 7 – 9 p.m. and end on Thursday, March […]

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James Lee Community Center Honors F.C. Elders

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James Lee Community Center, located at 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, will honor Falls Church’s black residents who are ages 90 and over in a celebration of Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 2 – 4 p.m. The event, titled “Living Legacy: Honoring the Elders,” is free and […]

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Flying Club Opens at George Mason HS

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The Flying Club is one of the newer clubs at George Mason High School. The club was created for students who are interested in drones and model airplanes. Members of the club learn about aviation, share news and videos, fly club drones and design plans for building their own. A recent […]

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Creative Cauldron Welcomes ‘Monsters’ in New Play

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Dark and stormy days and nights will fill the stage at Creative Cauldron beginning this weekend when the theater debuts a world premiere musical based on a real 19th century event, “Monsters of the Villa Diodati.” The title comes from the memoirs of an actor in the show which will […]

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Press Pass: Cricket Tell the Weather

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Andrea Asprelli, a fiddler, singer/songwriter and leader of Cricket Tell the Weather, was introduced to American folk and bluegrass nearly ten years ago, when she was studying abroad in Canterbury, England. “I didn’t intend to go there for music, I just met a bunch of musicians while I was there,” […]

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Scholastic Bowl Team Wins Conference 35 Championship

January 28, 2016 4:29 PM0 comments

by Jessie Beddow On Saturday, Jan. 16 Mason’s Scholastic Bowl team competed and won the Conference 35 championship, beating Central (305-60) and then Clarke County twice at Strasburg High School. The Monday before the conference tournament, January 11, was the last regular season meet, where Mason beat Clarke County and […]

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Falls Church Snow Emergency Ends Friday Morning

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The snow emergency that limited parking along designated streets in the City of Falls Church is coming to an end at 10 a.m. Friday.  The snow emergency went into effect last Friday.

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Regional Education Study: F.C. Teacher Salaries #2 in Region

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The City of Falls Church spends the second highest amount of money on its students in the Washington, D.C. region, according to a report recently released by the Washington Area Board of Education.

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TJ Band and Chorus Perform to Packed Gym

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After months of practice, the chorus and band programs at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School recently performed to a packed house. The chorus sang a selection including an arrangement of rounds by their teacher Ms. Harbison, as well as “The Cat Came Back” and “Ease on Down the Road.” The band featured different […]

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Guest Commentary: The Long-Term Effects of Partisan Redistricting

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By Ellen Salsbury & Sara Fitzgerald The recent town hall with the city’s General Assembly representatives provided an example of participatory democracy at its finest: A good turnout of citizens and city officials, raising their concerns in civil language and asking thoughtful questions at the beginning of the annual legislative […]

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