Mason’s Lasso Online Wins Columbia Awards

March 25, 2014 12:54 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s Lasso Online picked up a Silver Crown Award for outstanding scholastic publication during the 90th annual meeting of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University. This year a total of 1,236 digital, newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2012-2013 academic year were eligible. In […]

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Mason Scholastic Bowl Team Places 2nd in State

February 25, 2014 2:11 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s scholastic bowl team earned second place in the Virginia High School League state tournament last Saturday at the College of William and Mary. The trophy is one of 11 the Mustangs have brought home from the state contest in the past 13 years in this knowledge-based […]

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3 Mason Wrestlers Place at District Tourney

February 4, 2014 2:20 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School wrestling team sent seven wrestlers to the Bull Run District Tournament last Saturday and placed three of them. Seniors Jack Stricker (left) and Max Aifer (right) each went 2-and-2 on the day to finish fourth in the field of nine. Grant Hagler (center) avenged an […]

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Agreement Signed With Kaiser To Allow Public Parking Right Away

February 1, 2014 1:08 PM1 comment

Two days after an agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the City of Falls Church to allow public parking in the health center’s garage was put on hold, the garage across N. Washington Street from the State Theatre with 400 parking spaces will be open for free public parking starting tonight based on an agreement signed with the City Friday night.

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Drugs, Guns Seized by Police in Dunn Loring

January 31, 2014 2:33 PM0 comments

After a months-long investigation, police arrested five men and seized three guns, marijuana and crack cocaine from a house in the Dunn Loring area Thursday.

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Art & Frame Showcases Student Work from 2014 Calendar Contest

January 7, 2014 2:15 PM0 comments

The winners of the 2014 Falls Church City Student Art Contest were announced at FIRSTfriday festivities at Art and Frame of Falls Church. All entries will be displayed in the shop at 111 Park Ave. throughout January. The 13 winning pieces will be included in the online calendar, soon to […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Kraze Burgers

December 11, 2013 5:33 PM0 comments

It seems that the Washington, D.C. area just can’t get enough burgers. Beef-on-bun chains continue to find their way to the Metro area. Take Kraze Burgers, a relative newcomer. The burger chain, first launched in South Korea in the ’90s, made its North American debut by way of Bethesda two […]

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Creative Cauldron Says Goodbye to ‘Carnaween’ Christmas Tradition

3:54 PM0 comments

In the four seasons since Creative Cauldron’s “Christmas Cabin of Carnaween” made its debut, seeing the play has become a holiday tradition for many local theater-goers. The adapted Irish folktale isn’t among the ranks of the classic stage entertainment of the season – not “A Christmas Carol” or “The Nutcracker” […]

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LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: Connelly, Snyder, Oliver, Sze Elected to Council, Water Referendum Passes in a Landslide

November 5, 2013 7:00 PM0 comments

Follow along with the News-Press as results from today’s 2013 City of Falls Church election and vote on a proposed sale of the water system are reported LIVE after polls close at 7 p.m. tonight.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Hitchcocktober at Angelika Mosaic

October 9, 2013 6:34 PM0 comments

Every Thursday night in October at the Mosaic District, the Angelika Theater is screening classic horror films from the master himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Hitchcocktober kicked off the month-long screamfest last week with “North by Northwest” and continues tonight with “Rear Window.” After that, “Rope” screens on the 17th, “The Birds” […]

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