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Longtime F.C. Resident, Arthur ‘Art’ Kaye Dies

December 28, 2016 8:18 PM0 comments

Arthur Scott Kaye, beloved husband of Merelyn Kaye, father to Kristin Karnis and Karin Morrison, grandfather to Jessica, Katherine, and Emily Karnis, and Taylor Morrison, departed this earth on December 28 after fighting a long illness. Art was born in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 1934. After serving in the […]

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Editorial: F.C.’s 2017 Challenge: ‘Don’t Blow It!’

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Challenges and opportunities for the City of Falls Church in 2017, eh? As you can see from the story on the front page of this week’s edition, the News-Press put this question to a representative group of City movers and shakers, and the responses covered a wide range of options, […]

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Henderson Science Students Summarize Knowledge

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Seventh grade science students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School worked as a team to complete an intensive vocabulary review of cell structures and their functions. Before winter break, they wrapped up the basics of organelles with a quiz. When the students return from break, they will learn the details […]

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Operation EarthWatch T-Shirt Designs Due Jan. 9

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The Falls Church City Public School system encouraged parents and students in the school system to complete their Operation EarthWatch December activity sheet over the winter holiday in its Morning Announcements email. They also encouraged students to work on drawing a design for Operation Earthwatch’s “Nurture Nature” themed t-shirt competition. […]

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James Trombo Wins 8th Grade God Off at Henderson

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James Trombo, an eighth grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, won the annual God Off at the school, where students take on the role of Greek gods in order to make a pitch to their fellow students as to why they should be the patron god of a new […]

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George Mason HS Jazz Ensemble Plays for Lions Club

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A small group from the George Mason High School Jazz Ensemble played for the Lions Club’s holiday dinner at the Italian Cafe on Tuesday, Dec. 21. The performance was just one of many by Mason’s music students this month. Three different groups of musicians played for the News-Press‘ holiday party on […]

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Mason Students Build Holograms for Smart Phones

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George Mason High School is working to expand use of the MakerSpace by encouraging all students to become involved during Mustang Block. A planning team of teachers, administrators and students with the leadership of assistant principal Kevin Clark are meeting weekly to create monthly maker challenges. The first challenge is creating a […]

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Woodrow Wilson Library Screens ‘Scrooged’

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The Woodrow Wilson Library is screening the holiday classic “Scrooged,” which stars Bill Murray, on Thursday, Dec. 29 at the library, located at 6101 Knollwood Dr., Falls Church. “Scrooged” is a twisted take on the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, where Murray plays the role of Scrooge, under the name Francis […]

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Falls Church Man Charged in Dec. 26 Alexandria Stabbing

December 27, 2016 7:01 PM0 comments

A 34-year-old man from Falls Church has been charged in an alleged stabbing that occurred in Alexandria in evening of Monday, Dec. 26, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. Detectives have charged Donnell D. Nesbitt, of Falls Church, with malicious wounding for allegedly stabbing another man. An investigation by […]

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Arlington Children’s Chorus Hold Auditions on Jan. 9

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The Arlington Children’s Chorus is conducting auditions for its spring season on Monday, Jan. 9 from 4 – 6 p.m. at Glebe Elementary School, located at 1717 N. Glebe Road, Arlington. Auditions are open to children in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with unchanged voices who are in grades 2 […]

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