For apartment residents in Falls Church, it has been a shaky year as the use of their building’s amenities has remained uncertain for 14 months.
Author: Orrin Konheim
As more and more Falls Church residents are getting inoculated against Covid-19, people are breathing a sigh of relief. However, many local residents feel they are not out of the woods just yet.
One of the first things people associated with recently deceased Temple Rodef Shalom Rabbi Emeritus Laszlo “Larry” Berkowits was that he was a Holocaust survivor.
George Mason High School band teacher Mary Jo West was selected for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms this year because of the worldly, sophisticated program that she has built through technical rigor and a family spirit she has cultivated among her pupils.
“Tonight is an adventure, and we ask you to keep that in mind” was the apt message delivered by Providence Players of Fairfax President Danine Welsh ahead of the show’s first ever outdoor performance in the parking lot of The Italian Café.
After 13 years as a restaurateur of five different properties, Katherine Thompson of Thompson Italian is being recognized for her skills as a pastry chef across the region with her spot in the finals of the restaurant industry’s RAMMY awards this Sunday.
Social distancing brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic might have exacerbated the co-dependence on technology for some, but throughout Falls Church and Seven Corners, a quiet rebellion of people breaking away from the screens can be seen at the checkout counters.
While other students were dreading how they’d spend months indoors, rising seniors Andrew Tran and Rayan Yu immediately set to work on a new phone app that sought to help people learn through the quarantine brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
As face masks become sparser at local pharmacies and stores, a push to replenish the supply is popping up from the ranks of two Falls Church business owners.
“Clearly there’s a need here for medical care, it’s an underserved population, I feel good about helping out in a place that really needs the help,” said volunteer nurse Brigid Hobbs.