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Community News & Notes

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F.C. Civil War Day Offers Blast to Past The City of Falls Church’s Annual Civil War Day will be held this Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park & Farmhouse (312 Park Ave., Falls Church).    

BJ’s On ‘Fast-Track’ to F.C. Location

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The Falls Church Planning Commission was told at a work session in City Hall Monday that BJ’s Wholesale Warehouse is “on a fast track” to get its planned new F.C. location up and running on Wilson Blvd., and that’s why they’re being “very cooperative” with the City’s Planning Staff in meeting the staff’s wishes for […]

BJs Wholesalers on a “Fast Track” to Get F.C. Location Built

The Falls Church Planning Commission was told at a work session in City Hall tonight that BJ’s Wholesale Warehouse is “on a fast track” to get its planned new F.C. location up and running, and that’s why they’re being “very cooperative” with the City’s Plannning Staff in meeting the staff’s wishes for upgrades on its […]

Local Teen Lands Himself on NYC Fashion Week Runway

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CJ Hancock, a junior at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria used to a life of school and sport, stepped into a new world this February, taking to the catwalk for the first time during New York City’s Fashion Week.

Colts Wrap Season

The Falls Church Colts ended their season on a low note, failing to win a game in a doubleheader against the Thomas Jefferson Nationals. Even though their campaign ended with losses in four out of the last five games, the Colts are looking ahead to what should be a bright season at George Mason High […]

Community News & Notes

Synthetic Turf Fields Groundbreaking Celebration surrounding the conversion of two existing athletic fields to synthetic turf took place during a groundbreaking ceremony held June 29, 2008 at Spring Hill Park in McLean. Officials from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the Fairfax Park Authority and McLean Youth Soccer (MYS) joined players, coaches and local families […]

AAU Colts Bolt to Fast Summer Start

Mason High Offshoot Team Begins Season 4-1-1 After disbanding for one year, the 18U Falls Church Colts have experienced a revival of sorts this summer, as the AAU team under the direction of George Mason High School varsity baseball coach Adam Amerine has gone undefeated in their first five games, compiling a 4-1-1 record.

School News & Notes

FCPS Modifies Admissions Test Fairfax County Public Schools will modify the admissions test for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology beginning with the December 2008 test session. The test is comprised of standardized mathematics and verbal reasoning questions that assesses the knowledge and skills needed for success in a high school program for […]