F.C. Rotary Discusses Youth Programs John Freeman will be speaking on “Kingsley Commons Youth Programs” at the Falls Church Rotary Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Harvest Moon Restaurant (7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). Dinner costs $11. For more information, call Joe Scheibeler at 202-268-5089.
“Nature deficit disorder” is the term used by Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, to describe what he sees as a failure for today’s children: too much time in front of computer screens and not enough time in free play outdoors.
It wasn’t long into her 12 year tenure at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School that teacher Maryel Barry conceived the idea for a club that would unite old and young alike in the bonds of friendship and respect.
Early Closing at Merrifield P.O. Upsets Many Editor, I am President of the Northern Virginia Area Local of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO. My local represents the clerks, maintenance and motor vehicle employees within the Northern Virginia area (excluding Woodbridge). I am writing this letter in response to the […]
The children of Falls Church’s Dulin Cooperative Preschool were in a high-pressure situation last week, when firefighters from the Falls Church Fire Department paid a visit to the preschool.
Elmo L. Stanley died on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Greenspring Village in Springfield, VA. from complications of lung cancer.
Budget cuts threaten to leave hundreds of children and families at risk of homelessness, poor health care and deficient education, as the Fairfax County Budget Committee heard Monday the Department of Family Services plan to cut spending by 15 percent for the 2010 fiscal year.
School Bus Driver Job Is Not an Easy One Editor, This letter is in response to the letter written by Merelyn Kaye about the “New Bus Schedule” for the City of Falls Church.
Last F.C. Sunset Cinema Hits Cherry Hill Park The last fifth annual Sunset Cinema in the Park screening, “Horton Hears a Who,” is this Friday, Sept. 26 outside at Cherry Hill Park (312 Park Ave., Falls Church).
The 29th Annual Mason District Park Festival, one of our community’s oldest (and free) family events, will be held this Saturday, September 27, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the park, 6621 Columbia Pike in Annandale.