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F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies

Bob Wilden, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today, May 6.

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“Imagine 2008,” Annual Fundraiser for the Falls Church-based Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry, Torpedo Factory Arts Center, Alexandria, Saturday, April 26, 8 p.m. (following house parties all over the region).

Northern Virginia Art Beat


'FLOW: The Landscape of Migration' Sculptures by Foon Sham, through November 10, at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) (12001 Market St., Suite 103 — the ground floor corner suite — Reston, Va.). Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. For further information, call 703-471-9242 or see www.restonarts.org.

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

The horrific tragedy that befell the Virginia Tech community is not yet three months old, but some wonderful young people are putting their energies into active remembrance and support. One of the slain Tech students was Mary Read, a 2006 Annandale High School graduate who was finishing her freshman year at Tech when she was […]

School News and Notes

GMHS IB Art Show George Mason High School is holding its International Baccalaureate Art Show from until April 20. A reception is being held in honor of those showing works on April 19, on stage in the auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided. 7-9 p.m.  

News Briefs

F.C. Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to IRS In a statement released by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service last week, Falls Church gas station and used car dealer Pawan K. Saini pleaded guilty earlier this month to “structuring cash deposits for purposes of causing financial institutions to not file Currency Transaction Reports with the IRS.” […]

News Briefs

Fairfax Water Files ‘Answer’ to F.C. Lawsuit Attorneys for the Fairfax Water Authority filed a former “answer” to the lawsuit filed in federal court by the City of Falls Church Monday, claiming that the City “enjoys no exclusive right” to sell its water in certain areas of Fairfax County. They have petitioned the court for […]