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McLean Players Receive Funds to Expand Accessibility at Shows

November 27, 2015 12:30 PM0 comments

The McLean Community Foundation has awarded $3,000 to the McLean Community Players to fund American Sign Language interpretation at some of its performances, the McLean Community Players announced in a recent press release. With the funds from the grant, the McLean Community Players will build on its efforts to expand […]

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Local Elementary School Earns $ Through Recycling

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Haycock Elementary School in Falls Church is working with TerraCycle, a recycling company, to collect empty applesauce pouches for recycling in the GoGo squeeZ Brigade, according to a press release from TerraCycle. The school is among the top GoGo squeeZ collectors of 2015, having collected 2,250 this year. Since signing […]

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F.C. Resident, Union College Student to Study in Paris

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Falls Church resident Victoria Pender will travel to Paris during Union College’s winter break to study abroad. Pender, a senior majoring in gender, sexuality and women’s studies, will study in the world-famous Louvre Museum, where she will analyze portions of the museums vast collection of art. Union College offers a […]

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F.C.’s Hillwood Mart Robbed on Thanksgiving

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Two men, armed with a gun, held up Falls Church’s Hillwood Mart and stole some items on Thanksgiving afternoon. Police say the suspects, described as two black males, entered the store at 100 Hillwood Avenue around 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26, displayed a gun and took items before leaving […]

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F.C. Families Celebrate International Night at TJ

November 26, 2015 1:16 PM0 comments

Elementary students and their families filled Thomas Jefferson Elementary School’s gymnasium to celebrate International Night. They enjoyed food, dance, music and demonstrations from families and groups representing cultures from around world, including The Thistle Dancers & Pipers, Bharata Natyam with South-Indian Classical Dance and Jhoon Rhee Tae Kwon Do. Colorful costumes and flags transformed […]

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George Mason HS Journalists Travel to Newseum

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The class that produces the George Mason High School newspaper, The Lasso, visited the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Nov. 20. During their visit, students took in many of the museum’s exhibits, including the popular exhibit on Pulitzer Prize-winning photography. Also, the group enjoyed views of Washington, D.C. from […]

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Letters to the Editor: Editor Should Follow News-Press Platform

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Letters to the Editor: November 26 – December 2, 2015   Editor Should Follow News-Press Platform Editor, Every week I see in the News-Press its platform that includes, “Play no favorites, never mix business and editorial policy,” and “Do not let the news columns reflect editorial comment.” And every week I […]

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Rotary Club of McLean Celebrates 50th Anniversary

November 25, 2015 4:36 PM0 comments

The Rotary Club of McLean celebrated its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, Nov. 10, with a catered reception at the McLean Community Center that was attended by past and present members of the Rotary Club, representatives of neighboring clubs, representatives from Rotary District 7610 and Drainsville district supervisor John Foust. Many […]

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Mustang Football Season Ends with 47-0 Loss

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by Kate Karstens With a crushing 47-0 defeat, the George Mason varsity football team was booted from post-season play in the second round of the Regional Tournament by Clarke County (11-1). The defeat damaged the Mustangs’ record to 8-4 and ended their four-game winning streak. “That loss doesn’t define our […]

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Editorial: A 25th Anniversary Thanksgiving

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This being the Thanksgiving week of the Falls Church News-Press’ 25th anniversary celebration year, we are eager to share with our readers our sincere and heartfelt sense of joy and thanksgiving for having had the wonderful and wonderfully challenging opportunity over the last two dozen-plus years to participate in the […]

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