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Falls Church News Briefs

F.C. Homeless Shelter Auction Benefit is Saturday Lucrative, vacation auction items are among the over 100 items that supporters of the Falls Church Winter Emergency Homeless Shelter will be able to bid on this Saturday night at the annual benefit to raise money for the shelter. Vacation opportunities in Captiva Island, Florida, the Outer Banks […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Merry Christmas! As many Mason District residents observe their religious traditions by attending Midnight Mass or other appropriate religious services, others are hard at work, making sure that our community is safe and that folks needing emergency services – from police, fire, health care providers, social workers, etc. – have the help they need.

Community News & Notes


Nathan Ward Scores Lead Role in ‘Godspell’ Nathan Ward, of the George Mason High School Class of ’08, has been selected to play the lead role in an upcoming production of “Godspell” at the Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D.C., an extraordinary achievement for a freshman. Ward will play the role of Jesus […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

After much turmoil and deliberation, Congress recently raised the federal mini-mum wage to $5.85 per hour, which equates to an annual salary of about $11,700, barely above the federal poverty guideline of $10,210 for a single person. In Northern Virginia, where the average monthly rent for an efficiency apartment is nearly $900, a person earning […]

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F. C. Homeless Shelter Benefit, “An Evening of Jazz,” The State Theatre, Falls Church, tonight (Feb. 22) from 7 to 11 p.m.

Food For Ferals: Neri Cares For Cats Others Ignore

Phil Neri is trying to get the cat to jump into his arms. “Come on, sweetie, come on, oh come on.” The cat is a white and black, short haired and feral, meaning it was born and grew up outside of human contact. The cat is staying a consistent ten feet away, watching to see […]

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

The year 2007 began in a frightening way for several young people in the Lincolnia area of Mason District. They were attacked by a 6-month-old female pit bull who was running off-leash, was not licensed, and had not received a rabies vaccination. Fortunately for the children, their injuries were not life-threatening. For the dog, however, […]

Community News and Notes

THE STRIKE OF MIDNIGHT called in the New Year in downtown Falls Church Sunday night, and scores of the original 1,500 attendance at the annual Watch Night event were not deterred by the hour or the light rainfall to join those on the stage in the countdown to 2007. Among those on the stage leading […]