Critter Corner: Zora and Pinot

August 16, 2018 6:10 PM0 comments

ANOTHER CAT & DOG pairing grace the Critter Corner this week with Zora and Pinot of the Miller family paling it up. Just like all healthy friendships, the two are on the same page as they cozy up to watch TV (or in Pinot’s case, watch Zora watch TV).

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Master & Student Part Ways Following Internship

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“YOU’RE WELCOME” were the words coolly spoken by the News-Press’ news editor, Matt Delaney (right), before the paper’s summer intern, Adam Rosenfeld, could even blurt out his emotional “Thank you” during his last day at the office on Aug. 8. Delaney’s guidance transformed Rosenfeld from a know-nothing to a kinda-knows-something […]

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Pub Theology Returns for 4th Installment

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Arlington’s Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ will have its next Pub Theology on Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Mad Fox Brewery (444 W. Broad St., Falls Church). Three previous gatherings in Falls Church have resulted in increasing participation as well as interest from some […]

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Non-Profit Focused on Welcoming Refugees Acknowledged by F.C. City Council

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REPRESENTATIVES OF the national non-profit called “Welcoming America” were recognized by the F.C. City Council Monday with an action to join the group on behalf of the City. The organization is represents a movement nationally “of communities that seek to become more welcoming to immigrants and refugees.” A “Welcome Falls […]

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Jackson Middle Awarded Grant to Support Activities

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The Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS)-Fairfax County Middle School Afterschool program has been awarded a Title IV, Part B, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grant from the Virginia Department of Education. This is a three-year grant with annual continuation awards of $175,492 that will support expanded afterschool activities, parent […]

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Benton Interviewed about Trump’s Press Attacks for Dutch Program

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THE NEWS-PRESS’ owner and editor-in-chief, Nicholas F. Benton (left), was interviewed by the Dutch Broadcasting Corporation’s U.S. correspondent, Arjen van der Horst (foreground), about the state of journalism and the perceptions it’s had to battle during the Trump presidency. The News-Press is one of over 300 papers taking part in […]

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Choralis Summer Sing Brahms Requiem

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Area choristers are invited to join members of Choralis on Tuesday, Aug. 21 for a sing-through of Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem” (in German), led by Artistic Director Gretchen Kuhrmann and with soloists Laura Choi Stuart, Soprano and James Shaffran, Baritone and keyboard artist Todd Fickley. The Sing begins at 7 […]

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Local Teens Stand Out as Area’s Most Extraordinary

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A crop of teenagers were awarded as the “Extraordinary Teens of 2018” by Arlington Magazine earlier this summer, with four of the 10 teenagers recognized coming from the local area. Craig Fischer – George Mason High School Class of 2018 – Fischer intends to become a commercial airline pilot within […]

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Nadine Coupard of F.C. Ties the Knot

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NADINE COUPARD, daughter of Mark and Debbie Coupard of Falls Church, and Bradley Taylor were married on June 23. The ceremony and reception were held at Blue Valley Vineyard and Winery in Delaplane, Virginia. Coupard is a 2011 graduate of George Mason High School. Both are teachers at Centreville High […]

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F.C. Homeless Shelter Hosts Fundraiser with OHOP

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The Falls Church Homeless Shelter is preparing for the oncoming demand in spaces this winter by hosting a fundraiser at The Original Pancake House (7395 Lee Highway, Falls Church) today. From 7 a.m.– 3 p.m., The Original Pancake House will donate 15 percent of its proceeds to the shelter that […]

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