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Community News and Notes


Local Wedding Announcement Miriam Leonard and David Horgan are happy to announce that they will be married on Saturday, Sept. 20 on the lawn of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Leonard is the daughter of Eugene and Carol Leonard of Falls Church. Horgan is the son of Cornelius and Myra Horgan, originally of […]

Falls Church City News Briefs

F.C.’s Abbey Qualifies for Olympic Trials Falls Church physical trainer Tom Abbey has been accepted into the field of athletes for the 2008 USA skeleton team trials in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

This Week’s Business News and Notes

Red, White and Bleu Wine and Gourmet Shop will hold its grand opening on Thursday, May 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. Complete with a wine tasting room, the new store will initially offer 400 – 500 wines along with gourmet cheeses, olives, olive oils, crackers, and other wine related items. James Roth, Harry Silverstein […]

Falls Church News Briefs

5 Clergy Speak Out for Affordable Housing in F.C.    An outpouring of local clergy support for a plan to build 174 affordable housing units on land adjacent to the planned City Center in downtown Falls Church was exhibited at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting. The proponents said they chose Monday’s meeting to speak out […]

School News and Notes


Chantilly Academy cosmetology students raised money   to benefit McKinley “Mac” Groseclose during a Cut-a-Thon for their annual community service project. Groseclose, shown here with his mom, a Chantilly alumna, and his friends, is recovering from brain cancer. (Photo: Wayne White)

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

Most years, January is a time for planning, not planting. However, warm January temperatures last week allowed many Mason District residents to catch up on late season yard work, including digging to put in liriope, nandina, and other shrubs. It’s also time to consider attending the all-day EcoSavvy Gardening Symposium at Green Spring Gardens on […]

Community News & Notes


Employees at BridgeStreet offices in Falls Church, Va. and Chicago, Ill. packed 35-foot-long trucks with hundreds of comforters, blankets, pillows, sheets, and mattress pads, as well as dishes, silverware, microwave ovens and VCRs, with a total value in excess of $100,000.  The trucks, which departed Falls Church and Chicago today bound for New Orleans, are […]