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Decorate A Vet Spruces and Dresses Up Veterans’ Homes

May 22, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

Jeff Jones was sitting in church one morning during Christmas when it all came together. He’d been thinking for a while about doing something to honor veterans – his father, grandfather, and uncles were all servicemen – but the project had not formed. Until then. “I’m a Navy brat who’s […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Energy from Buoyancy – A new Disruptive Technology?

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In the past year yet another technology that seems to produce cheap, pollution-free energy has emerged. If this technology proves viable, it could join with cold fusion and hydrinos as an alternative to the combustion of fossil fuels. For several years now, I have been reporting on the progress in […]

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Constance, Miller to Serve As Parade King & Queen

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The two Falls Church City natives and soon-to-be George Mason High School grads who were named Mr. and Ms. Mason said they were nominated, as tradition goes, by their teachers to compete in the faux beauty pageant. But Constance also said he competed to uphold the tradition of his two […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Principal Byrd’s Award & the Application Process

May 21, 2015 1:07 PM0 comments

The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Guest Commentary: Jefferson Street Artists Come to The Little City

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By Tom Gittins The City of Falls Church can now lay claim as the birthplace to Jefferson Street Artists. Over and over again from everyone who walks through the front door, I hear the same word repeated three times in the short span of a 57-second tour. … WOW! With […]

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Letters to the Editor: Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day

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  Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27,  2015   Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day Editor, I am writing for two reasons in anticipation of the imminent Falls Church Memorial Day celebration on Monday Reason 1: To provide an advance notice intended to remind visitors […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors heard public testimony about proposed amendments to the county’s noise ordinance last week, and promptly sent the proposal back to staff and the board’s Development Process Committee for more work. More than 30 people testified, many expressing concern about noise from high school sports […]

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Critter Corner: Juliet

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This is Juliet, a 17-year-old tortoiseshell cat, that went missing on Saturday, May 16, near Tripps Run and W. Westmoreland Road. She is very thin – just four pounds – due to an illness. If you have seen her or know of her whereabouts, please contact Marsha at 571-236-8457 as […]

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Mustangs Advance to Bull Run District Title Match

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by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School girls soccer team wrapped up their regular season with an 8-0 win over Strasburg High School on Thursday before sweeping through the Bull Run District tournament to advance to the championship game tonight. Mason’s Mustangs defeated Rappahannock County High School 8-0 in […]

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Warren County Woes

May 20, 2015 8:08 PM0 comments

Mason junior Logan Nesson swings at a Warren County pitch during the Mustangs 5-1 loss to the Wildcats on Tuesday night at George Mason High School in the semifinal of the Bull Run District Tournament. During the regular season, the Mustangs beat the Wildcats twice, scoring 18 runs in the […]

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