Tucked away in a nondescript brick building off Lee Highway in Falls Church, Vanilla Aircraft may be easy to miss. But while their office may be unremarkable, the five-man team on the inside is breaking flight records and reimagining the limits of unmanned aircraft. Last month on December 2, Vanilla […]
Author: Sam Tabachnik
Preaching racial unity, openness and collective responsibility, hundreds of protesters channeled the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday’s holiday, marching through Falls Church in a historic first for the 70-year-old city.
A 21-year-old man was assaulted and shot in the Falls Church area of Fairfax Monday night, police said. Fairfax Co. Police say officers responded at 9:50 p.m. to a report of a fight and sounds of gunshots on the 6000 block of Vista Drive. When officers arrived, they found the […]
The New Dominion Women’s Club will be hosting “Arts Night Out” next Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at McLean Project for the Arts. The night will include art, wine, food, a silent auction and a guided art talk from McLean Project for the Arts exhibitions director Nancy […]
Four Falls Church students have been named to their schools’ academic honor lists for the fall 2016 semester. Falls Church’s Bethany Beer, a sophomore at Wisconsin Lutheran College, was named to the school’s Dean’s List; F.C.’s Nadine Pembleton made the President’s List at Champlain College in Vermont; and Kathryn Gilto […]
The McLean Community Center is seeking candidates to run for seats on its governing board for the 2017–2018 year. The board provides oversight and guidance for the center’s programs and facilities. Five positions are open, three adult seats and two youth seats. Adult board members serve three-year terms and youth […]
Next Tuesday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 will host the award-winning documentary film Thank You For Your Service at the Angelika Film Center, located at Mosaic District, 2911 District Ave, Fairfax. The film takes aim at the failed mental health policies within the U.S. military and their tragic consequences. […]
Nominations are being accepted for Fairfax County Public Schools Outstanding Crossing Guard of the Year, part of the Virginia Safe Routes to School program, sponsor of Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. Anyone can nominate a crossing guard by using this online form: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3176473/1c83879453ec. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 27. […]
The Arlington Philharmonic inaugurates 2017 with a concert featuring The U.S. Army Chorus and an afternoon of music from opera’s greatest hits. The family friendly concert on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. will be held at the Wakefield High School auditorium, located at 1325 S. Dinwiddie Street in Arlington.
The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation in Falls Church will host Hollywood actor and writer Ted Lange at a benefit live stage reading of Lange’s original play George Washington’s Boy on Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Falls Church Episcopal Church, 166 East Broad Street in Falls Church. Lange is well known […]