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F.C. Resident Featured in ‘Discovery Girls’ Magazine

April 18, 2016 1:31 PM0 comments

Kiana Collins, a Falls Church resident and student at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, is being featured in the April/May issue of Discovery Girls magazine, a publication for girls ages 8 and up. Kiana wrote about her experiences being the new student at a school several times throughout her life, as […]

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Temple Rodef Shalom Presents ‘A Taste of Judaism’

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Falls Church’s Temple Rodef Shalom at 2100 Westmoreland Street is presenting a three-part series of free introductory classes called A Taste of Judaism: Are You Curious?, which is designed to engage those interested in learning more about Judaism. Each session is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, Thursday, May 12 and Thursday, […]

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Lorenzo the Great to Perform at Mary Riley Styles

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Falls Church resident and magician Lorenzo the Great, also known as Larry Lipman, will perform a free magic show at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. Lorenzo the Great last performed at Mary Riley Styles Public Library several years […]

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Capital One Bank in Idylwood Plaza Robbed

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The Capital One Bank, located in Idylwood Plaza at 7501 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, was robbed at around 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, according to a press release from the Fairfax County Police Department. According to police, a man entered the bank, approached one of the tellers and passed […]

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Critter Corner: Julius Caesar Krachman

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LOCAL POOCH JULIUS CAESAR KRACHMAN, who will celebrate his first birthday next month, holds a recent edition of his favorite newspaper. Born on May 3, 2015, he is a Portuguese Water Dog.

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Mason Boys Soccer Beat Central, Extend 2-Season Win Streak to 48

April 15, 2016 1:47 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney George Mason High School’s varsity boys soccer team played their first full game in over a week when they defeated Madison County High School 7-0, one goal shy of the eight goal deficit that would have shortened the match. The win was routine for Mason. Thirteen minutes […]

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Mustangs Girls Soccer Beats Two Rivals by 8-0 Margin

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by Matt Delaney Back-to-back 8-0 routs over Madison County High School and Central High School puts George Mason’s varsity girls soccer team at a 4-1-1 record and returns the team to their winning ways. The Mustangs victory over Central was decisive on the scoreboard, but no so much on the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Tone Down ‘Mean-Spirited’ H.S. Sports Reporting

April 14, 2016 2:28 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 14 – 20, 2016   Tone Down ‘Mean-Spirited’ H.S. Sports Reporting Editor, I enjoy the News-Press coverage of George Mason sports by our budding young reporters. But let’s have them dial the smugness down a notch. Writing about two uber-blowouts by our boys’ soccer team, Matt […]

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GMHS Girls Lax Loses to Freedom, Beats Riverside High School 19-10

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by Jeffrey Wojtala – Special to the News-Press On Thursday, April 7, despite holding a six goal lead early in the second half, the George Mason High School girls varsity lacrosse team dropped their second in a row in a heart breaking 17-16 loss to the Freedom High School Eagles. […]

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Mason Robotics Team Wins Districts, On to Worlds

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by Hermela Hailemariam This past week may have been a regular week for a majority of students at George Mason High School but for a certain group of them it would be a very exciting time. On Thursday, April 7 the Mason Robotics Team, Team 1418, traveled to the University […]

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