David Tarter, in his fourth term as mayor of the City of Falls Church, recently took time to speak with the News-Press and reflect on this past year in what has become an annual August tradition updating his views on the “state of the city.” This time he touched on […]
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Dalton Okolo, a filmmaker based in Falls Church, Virginia, has recently completed a six-minute short film about the unlikely, affectionate bond between an assassin and a small dog, entitled “She’s Mine Now.” Principal photography took place in May of this year in the cities of Arlington and Alexandira, giving the […]
William Shakespeare’s mischievous, madcap and poignant romantic comedy “As You Like It” has found itself in the hands of NOVA Nightsky, a theater production company based out of the City of Falls Church.
Honesty and Justice Drive Research Fellow’s Work at Marymount University’s Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Muzhgan Yarmohammadi is currently serving as a Research Fellow at Marymount University’s Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), which works to strengthen the university’s commitment to “promoting diversity and equity across the university and strengthening ties with diverse communities across the Greater Washington, D.C. area,” striving to create an atmosphere where “all Marymount students feel safe, accepted, included, needed, treasured and seen.”
Variety of Resources Available for Kids, Families Dealing with Stress, Anxiety at Start of School Year
As another school year approaches, being aware of and acknowledging the psychological stress that many students face, especially now following two years of Covid-19, is crucial to understanding and alleviating many of these issues.
As the school year starts soon (Monday, August 22 for Fairfax County and Monday, August 29 for Falls Church City Public Schools), parents will again be looking for further ways to enrich their child’s educational experience while also helping them develop better communication skills with their peers and have fun in the process.
Cathy DiToro has been imbedded in the DC region music scene for a long time, fronting cover bands like So Fetch — a name plucked straight from the 2000’s classic “Mean Girls,” perfect for a group that pays tribute to the likes of Avril Lavigne, Blink-182 and Outkast — and the Legwarmers, who painstakingly and in exuberant, colorful fashion resurrect the sounds and sights of the 1980s. (Party Like It’s is another band DiToro is a part of, primarily focusing on Ska.)
The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, with people having to spend a lot more time in their homes than before, saw many looking at their living spaces and finding a variety of potential changes to be made, both inside and outside.
When people move from a single-family home to a smaller space, like an apartment, downsizing is often an integral part of the process and can become a project in itself.
The Battle of Broad Street, which wrapped up earlier tonight, was a fundraising event that brought together Harvey’s — a local restaurant that opened earlier this year — the Neighborhood Barbershop and Mister Finster’s Tattoo Studio all with the goal of raising funds for the Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF).