2024-06-24 5:56 PM

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Round three of Fairfax County’s Lines of Business (LOBs) review took an entire day Monday, as the Board of Supervisors heard presentations from the Health Department, the Park Authority, and various Human Services agencies in preparation for the FY 2010 county budget process.

School News and Notes

  The Congressional Schools of Virginia Graduates Eighth Grade Class The Congressional Schools of Virginia graduated 30 students in its 69th commencement on June 7. Retiring eighth grade teachers Margaret Quadrino and Susan Lautenbacher gave the commencement address and students Rami Bedewi and Maham Sohrab were nominated by their peers to speak on behalf of […]

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14th Annual “Art for Life” Art Auction and Exhibit to Benefit the Whitman-Walker Clinic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. OAS Building, Washington D.C.

Community News and Notes

CELEBRATING FALLS CHURCH’S LOVE of Harry Potter at Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Robin Gardner (top photo) dons an appropriate chapeau to officially announce the City of F.C. came in first place in the nation in the number of pre-sales per capita of the new Harry Potter book on Amazon.com. The pre-sale period ended last […]

Fall Church Summertime! News

Basketball Clinic at Falls Church High The boys’ varsity basketball program of Falls Church High School will host a basketball clinic for rising fourth through 10th graders from July 30 – August 3. This week-long clinic will run daily from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and will take place at Luther Jackson Middle School. Extended […]

Editor Recommends: Jerry Lewis Telethon

I routinely recommend this for Labor Day weekend because, dammit, it works. Huge sums are raised for medical research from this show. Most importantly, I don’t give a hoot how much they pay Jerry Lewis, in whatever form he may appear in this year.