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Community News & Notes
CADET JOAB “JOEY” COHE poses with Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry after graduating from the U. S. Military Academy and being commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. For more News & Notes, look inside!
Humble Homestrech Head Honcho, Taxson, Stepping Away
When asked of her Aug. 1 retirement from Homestretch after 16 years as the Falls Church non-profit’s first and only ever executive director, Nancy Taxson invariably turned the topic of conversation over to her organization.
After Sacrifice, Stuart Soldier Remembered
On June 6, 2006, two United States soldiers were building barracks in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their camp came under enemy fire. Both soldiers, stationed out of Fort Rucker, Ala., were killed instantly. One of the soldiers was 24-year-old Corporal Andy D. Anderson of Falls Church, a 2001 graduate of […]
Watery Scenes: F.C.’s Holmes Run Pool Serves as a Northern Virginia Nexus
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, the Holmes Run Pool is a fête of tie-dye and teal. Anxious laughter abounds in anticipation of the beginning of the Division 15 Championship Swim Meet between the visiting Village West Vikings and the Holmes Run Mighty Hurricanes.
News & Notes
The annual Mid-Atlantic Skate Series kicked off at Arlington’s new skate park on Wilson Blvd. Saturday. 100s took part in the event sponsored by Ledo Pizza. See this week’s edition for more news and notes from the Falls Church Community.
Cathy Kaye Unopposed So Far For Dem Backing as Treasurer
The Falls Church City Democratic Committee is poised to nominate a candidate this Saturday to run for Treasurer of the City in November.
Noah Seidenberg, 2000 Grad of F.C.’s George Mason HS, Dies at Age 23
Falls Church City native Noah J. Seidenberg died Friday, July 28. The cause of death is pending.
Hunan Chef, 40 Years in F.C., Re-Opens 3 Years After Boot from F.C. Episcopal
The Hunan Chef is back in business. A victim of the controversial purchase and subsequent eviction of seven businesses at the Southgate Shopping Center by the Falls Church Episcopal Church in 2003, it’s taken almost three years to re-open.
A City Center Need?
Call it “eminent domain” or call it “condemnation,” the terms stand for the same thing, and could become household words in Falls Church as plans for the new City Center redevelopment move ahead.