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Community News & Notes


Planning Meeting for New Arts Center Falls Church’s only space for the visual and performing arts will soon begin construction at Pearson Square (410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church), with an opening planned for summer 2009. At the March Falls Church Arts (FCA) Artists’ Roundtable Laura Hull, Creative Cauldron’s producing director/founder, and Jim Lynch, president […]

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Local Residents Make Dean’s Lists Falls Church’s Brian Goldman, Stephen Hobbs, Paul Norland, Jonathan Oh and Julie Riggs have been named to the College of William and Mary’s dean’s list for the 2008 fall semester.

Falls Church Youth Lacrosse Report

  U11 Boys Win Youth Lacrosse Championship   This past weekend, the U11 boys battled the heat and three teams to win the U11B Northern Virginia Youth Lacrosse Championship. Falls Church went into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed behind previously undefeated and No. 1 seed Fort Hunt. After beating Stafford, 9-1, and Prince […]

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  Radford Students Named to Dean’s List Five Fall Church residents have been named to the spring semester’s dean’s list at Radford University. Kimberly Anne Clingenpeel, senior management major, Joshua Thomas Hearne, senior foreign language major, Christina Nicole Jatras, junior criminal justice major, Sarah Cristin O’Hanley, senior media studies major, and Catherine Melissa Minnehan, senior […]

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  Local High Schools Named Newsweek’s Best Newsweek released its Top High Schools Ratings this week, many of which where local and made the top 100 including rating number 16- H-B Wooten in Arlington, number 55- Langley in McLean, number 58- George Mason in Falls Church, number 64- Washington-Lee in Arlington, number 74- Yorktown in […]

Officials Concede

Admitting a City Council-mandated policy in recent years of requiring fees for youth and young adults at the Falls Church Community Center gym has resulted in a precipitous drop off in use, members of the Falls Church Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee sought the Council’s OK, at its work session Tuesday, to drop the policy.

Nicholas F. Benton: Deconstructing Karl Rove

The most shocking thing about Bush advisor Karl Rove’s “exit interview” with Meet the Press’ David Gregory last Sunday was nothing from the briefing notes that Rove rattled off during the half hour. It came right at the end, when Gregory aired a video clip showing Rove as a college student activist for Nixon in […]

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

Celebrate Fairfax! has become a traditional kick-off to summer, with the parking lots of the Fairfax County Government Center turned into an urban fairgrounds. Celebrate Fairfax! gives residents an opportunity to see their county government agencies up close, and have fun at the same time.