Interim Superintendent Expounds On ‘K-16’ Concept

December 21, 2016 7:36 PM0 comments

As the “Campus Process Working Group” of the Falls Church City Council and School Board continue to mull the daunting options for development of the 38-acre George Mason High School property, the Schools’ new interim superintendent, Dr. Robert Schiller, elaborated the concept of “K-16” education in an exclusive interview with the News-Press this week.

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Weekend Fire Destroys Home On Timber Lane in Falls Church

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UPDATE at 1:56 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23: The original report has been updated to include links to pages where community members can donate to the Goodwin family. Those links can be found at the bottom of this report. A house fire in the City of Falls Church last Saturday […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Latte Art & Swimming to Win

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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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FCPS Now Seeking Volunteers for Stuart Renaming Working Group

December 22, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

The ongoing debate about whether or not to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School is moving forward, albeit slower than expected. Fairfax County Public Schools’ interim division superintendent Steve Lockard sent out a letter on Wednesday, Dec. 7 saying that the school division is accepting nominations for the […]

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An Uptick of Youth Marks 27th News-Press Holiday Bash

December 20, 2016 1:39 PM0 comments

The 27th Annual Falls Church News-Press Holiday Party was held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment. Students from George Mason High School’s band program played tradition seasonal hits while the extended News-Press family, public servants, residents and members of the business community chowed down on salad, […]

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Fire Destroys Home on Timber Lane in Falls Church

December 18, 2016 2:17 PM0 comments

A fire at 311 Timber Lane in the City of Falls Church has displaced a family and caused $300,000 in damages to the home, City officials report.

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28-Year-Old Lifelong Resident of Falls Church Aaron White Dies

December 16, 2016 4:45 PM0 comments

Aaron Theodore White, who was born at Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia on New Year’s Eve in 1987 was the last baby born in the hospital that year. He died quite tragically early on the morning of December 5, 2016. He lived in the City of Falls Church throughout his […]

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Deborah Martin Dies In Car Accident at 63

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Falls Church resident Deborah L. Martin died on Saturday, Dec. 10 in a car accident that also involved one of her daughters. Martin was born in South Carolina on January 24, 1953. She will be remembered for her love of people, animals and flowers. She was loved by everyone she […]

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F.C. Filmmaker’s New Doc Explores Opioid Addiction

December 15, 2016 3:57 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney Matt Edwards had a pretty ordinary life. He had a collection of friends and loved ones in his small, northern Wisconsin hometown who supported his dreams of being whatever he wanted in the world. Then, a fluky surgery led to a Oxycontin prescription that began a decade-long […]

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Rep. Beyer Calls for Delay in Electoral College Vote

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In a statement released on Twitter yesterday, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes Falls Church, called on “leaders of the Congress to delay the date of the vote for the Electoral College until an intelligence briefing has been given to each Elector.” Beyer’s […]

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