Updates on Events from Falls Church High School Boosters

November 10, 2017 11:10 AM0 comments

Falls Church High School Athletic Boosters will be out again for the 5th annual November Leaf Raking Fundraiser. FCHS boosters still have a few slots open on Saturday, Nov. 11. E-mail Mark McLean if you want to sign up. Boosters offer two options to help with the fundraiser – rake […]

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Endowment Plans Assistance to Local Needy

10:20 AM0 comments

The Falls Church Endowment Fund Inc., a ministry of the Falls Church Episcopal Church, is seeking applications for assistance from non-profit organization for the calendar year 2018 prgrams that serve the poor, elderly and distressed in the Falls Church community. Grants are generally in the range of $5,000 – $15,000. […]

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Falls Church Bus Driver Provides Input for Newly Published Children’s Novel

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Charmaine Barr was a housewife with three kids when she decided to be a school bus driver. What she didn’t know was that she’d do it for 25 years and later serve as inspiration for a children’s book. Barr, a driver with Falls Church City Public Schools, was one of […]

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Local Cub Scouts Collect Food Donations

9:30 AM0 comments

On Saturday morning, Nov. 11, Falls Church-area Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts will collect donations of canned and packaged food as part of the annual Scouting for Food drive to benefit local food pantries. Residents can set food donations in bags outside front doors before 9 a.m. that day for […]

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Mason High to Offer Practice SAT & ACT Tests Soon

November 9, 2017 6:45 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is once again offering the SAT practice test on Saturday, Nov. 11 and the ACT practice test on Saturday, Dec. 16. Both will be held at GMHS (7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church). The mock tests help students practice in a real world […]

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Final Results of Bailey’s X-Roads Charity Raffle

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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

3:25 PM0 comments

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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