Bobby Gordon Jones Sr, 83, formerly of McLean, VA died May 17th, at his home in New Bern, NC. He was the loving husband of Marie Jones for 66 years. He was born in Accotink, VA, he was the son of late Lusher and Lucy Jones.
Our founder, owner, editor-in-chief (and chief Falls Church City Council correspondent) Nicholas F. Benton was honored to be asked by Falls Church Mayor David Tarter to accept the mayor’s signed proclamation issued this week that “the month of June 2022 is proclaimed as Pride Month in the City of Falls Church.”
In a hard fought affair, Marshall High School girl’s varsity soccer fell to Oakton 0-1 in the regional quarterfinal Tuesday night.
Before moving to the Little City 25 years ago, Pat was quite the world traveler serving overseas in the Peace Corps. Most notably in Moldova. Though retired, Pat loves spending time in her garden and volunteering at the Hirshorn Library.
Falls Church Superintendent Peter Noonan released the following statement today regarding the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary, Uvalde, Texas:
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The Greater Falls Church Chamber and its members are grateful that the proposed Commercial and Industrial Tax (C&I) failed. Passage would have had significant ramifications for our community — a ripple effect hurting our businesses, services and ultimately Falls Church families.
May is Williams syndrome (WS) awareness month. As a parent of a young child with WS, it has become a mission for our family to spread awareness, raise funds and promote inclusion of people with WS and others with special needs in general.
Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron was recently awarded a 2022 Ross Roberts Fund for the Arts grant from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The grant will fund a new bi-lingual teaching artist staff position, helping Creative Cauldron expand its program outreach to Spanish-speaking families and patrons in its service area.
The Virginia Historical Commission (VHC) has recognized Vietnamese immigrants in Northern Virginia as a significant part of Virginia history by awarding the Eden Center an Official Virginia Historical Marker. The designation honors Vietnamese Immigrants in Northern Virginia as an important and educational part of local history.