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Critter Corner: Cleopatra

June 8, 2018 12:30 PM0 comments

THIS SIBERIAN is the friendliest cat you’ll ever meet; she’ll even run up to the front door to greet you. She currently lives with the News-Press’s intern Adam. With her big eyes and loving personality, Cleopatra can brighten anyone’s day.

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Chrysanthemum Society Holds Q & A Discussion

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Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will host a Q & A discussion this Sunday following a presentation on the “Preventive Measures for Coping with Common Garden Pests and Diseases.” Nikki Norton, Merrifield Garden Center’s Plant Specialist and Master of Horticulture will host the event beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the Falls […]

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1st Stage Premieres Local Playwright’s Production

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In the upcoming production titled “Swimming with Whales” Owen, a typically urban 15-year-old boy, and his fisherman father clash until an unlikely and healing communion with an injured whale awakens in Owen a forgotten boyhood and connection with the sea. Bob Bartlett, the Washington, D.C. based playwright behind the production […]

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Longfellow Duo Takes 1st In Science Olympiad

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Longfellow Middle School’s Science Olympiad team represented Virginia in the Science Olympiad National Tournament, finishing 10th among 60 of the nation’s best teams. Seven of the 15 core team members earned medals including a first place National Championship Medal in Dynamic Planet for Evan Guo and Mikhail Mints, who also […]

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Dulin Church Holds Annual Yard Sale

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Dulin United Methodist Church (513 E. Broad St., Falls Church) will be hosting its annual yard sale on Saturday, June 9. There will be furniture, clothes, books, toys and more available for purchase, and residents can come support the church from 8 a.m. – noon.

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Big Names Turn Out for Blues Art Exhibit

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CELEBRATING THE 7th Annual Blues Festival Juried Arts Exhibition (from left to right) artist John Maier, City of Falls Church Mayor David Tarter, Executive Director of Tinner Hill Nikki Henderson with her granddaughter, artist Irene Chambers, History Program Director of Tinner Hill Ed Henderson, artists Dave Curtis, Carolyn Jackson Sahni, […]

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Bailey’s X-Roads Rotarians Dedicates Space to Heroes

June 7, 2018 6:45 PM0 comments

THE BAILEY’S CROSSROADS ROTARY CLUB was out in force at the Falls Church Memorial Day Parade. At around 6:30 a.m., rotarians Dave Mercer, Don Wellen, Harry Henderson, Pat Borowski and Dave Borowski began to set up the club’s “Rotary Flags for Heroes” display outside Falls Church’s City Hall. The crew […]

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Zero Waste Day Enthusiastically Received by Students

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STUDENTS AT THE EXTENDED DAY CARE Program participated in a Zero Waste Day event, enjoying snacks served on compostable and biodegradable products. The three Falls Church City Public Schools with after school care plan to add compost programs in the future.

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‘Dear Editor’ Contest Announces Winners

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This year’s “Dear Editor” contest winners have been announced ahead of the Tinner Hill Festival, where their letters are a feature of the June 10 Social Justice event. The contest began in 1997 to honor Dr. Edwin B. Henderson who was a prolific letter writer around the causes of social […]

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Spring Hill Students Excel at WordMasters Challenge

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Two teams representing Spring Hill Elementary School recently earned highest honors in the 2017-18 WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. The third grade team scored an impressive 195 points out of a possible 200 in the last of three meets this year, placing first […]

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