Mild Weather in Store, Food Drive Launched Again A 12-page special insert in this week’s edition of the News-Press, functioning as an official guide to Monday’s 38th Annual Falls Church Memorial Day Parade and Festival, spells out the full range of activities that are expected to draw over 10,000 non-residents to the [...]
Dr. Gordon Theisz of Family Medicine in Falls Church, is again coordinating the free Concerts in the Park sponsored...
On May 8, the Stuart Tech Team held its first computer giveaway, and eight families from J.E.B. Stuart High School feeder...
Two J.E.B. Stuart High School students recently received awards from local civic groups. Ann Nguyen won first prize...
Longfellow Middle School student Franklin Wang was named a semifinalist and winner of a $4,000 scholarship in the national Mathcounts competition held recently in Washington, D.C. Wang and classmate Haoyuan Sun were part of the team representing Virginia, which finished in fifth place in the national competition. Mathcounts is a [...]Read more ›
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School recently sent 13 fourth-grade scientists to the Science Olympiad Regional Tournament. Over the course of two days, the students participated in 14 events. Student scientists examined leaf specimens, identified insects, built barges to hold cargo items, altered variables in a formula for “gunk,” solved math puzzles, [...]Read more ›
The Woman’s Club of McLean awarded four student musicians and 10 elementary school safety patrol members for their efforts at its annual ceremony on May 7. The musicianship of four students at Cooper and Longfellow middle schools in McLean was recognized. Katherine Quion, of Cooper Middle School, played Valse Triste by [...]Read more ›
Two Republican Party delegates from Falls Church City attended the opening night VIP reception at the 2013 Republican State Convention held in Richmond last Friday. There, Falls Church City GOP Chair Ken Feltman and Falls Church Republican delegate and State Central Committee member Heather Homan met with Virginia Gov. Bob [...]Read more ›
Blues musician Cathy Ponton King will play a show this Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Open Kitchen to benefit the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and its annual Tinner Hill Blues Festival. Guests attending the show, the second in this year’s Prelude to the Blues fundraising series, can [...]Read more ›
Shenandoah University presented one of its top honors, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, to senior and Falls Church native Mariagracia Rivas Berger during the university’s commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 11. Sullivan awards are given to individuals of “noble character” whose “fine spiritual qualities” are “practically applied to daily [...]Read more ›