Final Results of Bailey’s X-Roads Charity Raffle

November 9, 2017 5:55 PM0 comments

Bailey’s Crossroads Rotary Club (BXRC) President Steven Wasko, chair of this year’s club charity raffle, announced the final results of BXRC members’ six-month fundraising effort. It was a record-breaking year raising more than $161,000 from sales of raffle tickets for a 1965 Ford Mustang convertible. This was the club’s 32nd […]

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Congressional School Cross Country Teams Perform Well

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The Congressional School is celebrating after wrapping up a banner cross country season. The Congressional Colts teams, varsity (7th & 8th grade) and junior varsity (5th and 6th grade) earned five first-place team banners and several individual awards. At the Capital Athletic Conference Cross-Country Championship meet in late October, the […]

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Watercolor Artist Presents at McLean Art Society

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Rachel Collins, a local watercolor artist and teacher, will be the presenter at the Friday, Nov. 17 meeting of the Mclean Art Society that will take place from 10a.m. – noon at the Dolley Madison Library (1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean). The presentation will take place in rooms 1 and […]

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Fairfax Co. Police Initiate “Street Smart” Program

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The Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) joined other departments around the region to kick off the fall campaign of “Street Smart.” This program aims to reduce pedestrian and cyclist injuries and deaths across the region, educate drivers, pedestrians and cyclists about safe use of the roadway and increase enforcement of […]

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Critter Corner: Gabby

November 6, 2017 2:55 PM0 comments

The belle of the Bark Ball from earlier this year is Gabby. While she was a stunner that night, sources close to the News-Press informed us that Gabby double-dipped on her attire and used this as her Halloween costume. Chic and cheap, what a gal!

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“Race and Reconciliation” Covered at Dulin United Last Sunday

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A forum at the Falls Church’s Dulin United Methodist Church last Sunday focused on racial reconciliation issues and initiatives that included participation by local clergy and civil rights leaders that included in the front row (left to right) the Rev. James Page of the Galloway United Methodist Church, Nikki Henderson […]

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Annual Holiday Pie Sale Slated to Start Soon

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The Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) is hosting its annual holiday pie sale to benefit FCEF programs including the “No Holidays for Hunger” fund that helps provide meals to Falls Church City Public School families in need. Pies are from “Mom’s Apple Pie Company” and ordering is open through Friday, […]

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Last Stand Quartet Set to Perform Next Sunday at St. Patrick’s

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Violinist Alexandra Osborne, violist Mahoko Eguchi, cellist Rachel Young and pianist Efi Hachmey will be performing an afternoon of fine chamber music by prominent string players of the National Symphony Orchestra and an internationally renowned pianist on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (3241 Bush […]

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McLean Art Society to Sponsor ‘Starvin Artists Sale’

November 3, 2017 6:35 PM0 comments

The McLean Art Society is sponsoring a “Starvin Artists Sale” on Nov. 3 – 5 in which no original painting is more than $99 + tax. There will be a reception Friday evening from 5 – 8 p.m. at the site, Idylwood Presbyterian Church (7617 Idylwood Rd., Falls Church) The […]

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Bill Murray Drops in to Cue Recording

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No need to check your eyes, what you’re currently looking at is comedy legend Bill Murray visiting local recording studio, Cue Recording right off the Little City’s Park Avenue. Murray was at Cue with Paul Schaffer to record tracks for his “to be announced” project. Last week Murray was spotted […]

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