Critter Corner: Phluffee

June 2, 2017 2:50 PM0 comments

Introducing Phluffee the kitty, who resides in North Arlington with the Lyons family. His manners put other cats to shame as he sits straight up when company is present.

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Youth Soccer Team Grins Big After Cup Win

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Winners of the Virginia Cannon Cup is Premier AC 07 Gold girls team. From bottom left: Rachel Stamilio, Gabi Castelli, Addie Bates, Nadia Shutov, Lotta Wienecke. From top left: coach Mo Hamid, Sage Nagle, Sara Nagle, Lucy Hladky, Maddy Metzner, Camryn Coughlin, Kaitlyn Henrikson. (Photo: Suzanne Hladky)

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Falls Church Band Boosters Team Up with Zinga Again

1:13 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Band Boosters is partnering with Zinga Frozen Yogurt (1106 West Broad St., Falls Church) once again for Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School spring concert nights Tuesday, June 6 and Wednesday, June 7. Patrons can support music in Falls Church City Public Schools by stopping in anytime between […]

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Mason High Students Recognized by EPA

12:27 PM0 comments

George Mason High School students have received the President’s Environmental Youth Award for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Mid-Atlantic Region for their hydroponics and aquaculture work. An excerpt from the EPA’s letter says, “Congratulations! Healthy and Sustainable Farming Practices in Urban School Districts, has been selected as the winner of […]

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Iftars Save Space for Local Residents During Ramadan

11:40 AM0 comments

The Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center’s Outreach team cordially invites community members to join in its series of Interfaith Iftars. Muslim neighbors, coworkers and friends will be spending their days fasting and breaking their fast (iftar) at sunset with loved ones as is custom during the Islamic celebration of Ramadan. On […]

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LGBT Figureheads Unite at Gay Extravaganza

10:56 AM0 comments

State Del. Mark Levine’s first annual Gay Extravaganza at Freddie’s Beach Bar last week featured (l. to r.) Don Davenport, who was at the Stonewall Inn the night of the famous 1969 raid/riot and recounted his story to the crowd, his long-time partner Chuck Unger, Del. Levine and the News-Press’ […]

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F.C. Resident to Compete in Rugby Championship

10:07 AM0 comments

D’Montae Noble, George Mason High School alumnus (2016) will head to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championships, June 2 – 4, at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia. The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is the largest gathering of men’s and women’s collegiate and high school rugby teams in the world […]

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Middle Years Program Meeting Slated for June 7

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A meeting on Wednesday, June 7 at the George Mason High School auditorium at noon will take place for students receiving instruction about the Middle Years Program Personal Project. Afterwards, students will meet with their Personal Project Advisor. Students will be dismissed by 1:30 p.m.

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Recognition & Award For Henderson Yearbook Staff

June 1, 2017 6:34 PM0 comments

The 2017 Mary Ellen Henderson middle school yearbook won Josten’s “National Yearbook Program of Excellence” award for the second year in a row. To be selected for the award, the yearbook has to meet three criteria: it has to possess meaning to all parts of the student body and represent […]

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Community Meeting with Mason District Police

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On Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at the Mason District Police Station (6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale), residents have the opportunity to come learn more about the station that serves their immediate community. The meeting will include a presentation by MPO Steve Faett from the DUI Squad. No RSVP needed. […]

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