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Local Teen Lands Himself on NYC Fashion Week Runway

March 25, 2009 10:48 PM0 comments

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.

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Area School Sports Roundup: Bishop Ireton Lacrosse to ‘Watch’ List; Highlanders Play in Basketball Showcase

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Bishop Girls, Lacrosse Players are Ones to ‘Watch’ Two Bishop Ireton High School seniors, Lauren Gray and Claire Banta, have been named to the Tewaaraton Foundation 2009 Watch List. They are among the top Washington and Baltimore high school seniors named to the watch list, published this month by the […]

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Falls Church Skaters, Residents Defend Skate Park Amidst Recent Controversy

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Falls Church residents and law-abiding skateboarders alike are speaking out against the recent bad wrap given to the mobile skateboard facilities at Madison Park in a recent letter to the editor sent to the News-Press.

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Community News & Notes

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W&OD Celebrates Founding With 5K Race The Friends of The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (FOWOD) are sponsoring a Washington and Old Dominion Trail 5 K Race on March 28 at 4 p.m.

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School News & Notes

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McLean H.S. Attends Invitational Jazz Festival The McLean High School Jazz Ensemble will be participating in the Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival on March 28, at the Chantilly High School.

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City of Falls Church Crime Report for March 10 – 16, 2009

March 19, 2009 7:36 PM0 comments

Counterfeiting, Stratford Motor Lodge, 300 W Broad St., March 10, 9:00 p.m., unknown person(s) presented a counterfeit $100.00 bill to the pizza delivery driver.

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Blades of the World Converge on Los Angeles

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On March 22, the best skaters in the world will converge on the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 2009 World Figure Skating Championships. Falls Church News-Press will be there, but before the first lutz is jumped, let’s take a look at who some of the participants will be […]

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Falls Church Boys Soccer Suffers Narrow Defeats Early in Season

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The Falls Church High School boys soccer team challenged the Herndon Hornets in a home match on Friday, March 13, that ended with the Falls Church Jaguar’s defeat, 2-1.

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McLean High School Girls Begin Lacrosse Season

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Coming off two victories in scrimmages against Centreville and T.C. Williams High Schools, the McLean High School girls varsity lacrosse team engaged Yorktown High in a season opener home game last Wednesday that ended with a tight McLean loss, 14-13, in double overtime.

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A Penny for Your Thought: News of Greater Falls Church

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In 1939, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a free public library to serve the 40,000 or so people who lived in the predominately rural county.

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