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Critter Corner: Peanut & Lucy

July 21, 2017 2:25 PM0 comments

Brother-sister duo of the younger Peanut (left) and Lucy are the Hansen family’s Beagle-ful bundle of joy. Peanut admires his older sister so much he’ll join on just about anything she does, from chasing rabbits around to barking at neighbors.

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Lake Barcroft Resident Recognized for Heroics

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Local hero and Lake Barcroft resident, Phil Horowitz (center) is presented with the Citizen Lifesaving Award by members of Fire Station 10, Bailey’s Crossroads, A Shift this past week. Horowitz received the honor for rescuing a woman who fell into Lake Barcroft on Apr. 3. The woman couldn’t swim and […]

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Mason Student Wins Annual Law in Society Contest

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Evangeline Ellis, a junior at George Mason High School, has won the Virginia State Bar’s (VSB) 2017 Law in Society Contest. Ellis, the daughter of Josh and Holly Ellis, is the second of five children and was referred to the contest by her International Relations teacher. The Law in Society […]

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McMahon’s Retirement Party Provides Warm Farewell

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Mary McMahon, (center) who for the past 15 years has served as director of Mary Riley Styles Public Library in Falls Church, is nearing her official retirement on Aug. 1. She is seen here with Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields and Assistant City Manager Cindy Mester with a commemorative […]

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Marshall Robotics Team Assists Iranian Students

July 20, 2017 6:45 PM0 comments

The Gryphons exe robotics team from George C. Marshall High School lent a hand to a robotics team of Iranian high school students to prepare for the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition with high school teams from nearly 160 participating nations. The Iranian students’ robot kit – […]

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Marshall Graduates Finish 1st at National Competition

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Earlier this month, 2017 graduates from George C. Marshall High School, Ethan Epstein and Sam Hassett, competed at the 2017 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference and took home cash prizes for winning first place in the FBLA LifeSmarts competitive event from June 29 – July 2, […]

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Woodley Warriors Dazzle in Weekend Meet

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Flying his way to the finish is this member of the Woodley Warriors Northern Virginia Swim League (NVSL) team, who competed against other local NVSL teams at their meet over this past weekend. The team’s home base is at Woodley Pool in Falls Church, and the swimmer here can be […]

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Marshall Student Prepares to Wow at Tennis Tourney

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George C. Marshall High School rising sophomore Reilly Tran will be competing at the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Girls ‘16s National Clay Court Championships to be held at the Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club in Virginia Beach, Va. Seeded fourth, Tran is the top Virginia player in the […]

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Guest Commentary: Misrepresentations By Those Seeking Name Change

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By Denise Patton-Pace Matt Delaney’s June 14 article “Fairfax Co. School Board to Vote on J.E.B. Stuart Name Change in July,” was an accurate and impartial assessment of the Fairfax County School Board work session proceedings and my presentation. To his credit, Mr. Delaney reported that “Fairfax [County] has a […]

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Falls Church Rotary Club Holds 2nd Monthly Meeting

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The Falls Church Rotary Club will be holding its second of two regular monthly meetings this Thursday, July 20 at the Harvest Moon Restaurant (7260 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church). The speaker at this Thursday’s dinner meeting will be Rotary Assistant Governnor Suzanne McDougall, who will speak about plans for the […]

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