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Mason Students Win Metro Area Writing Awards

February 16, 2018 8:45 PM0 comments

Congratulations to this year’s George Mason High School winners of the DC Metro Scholastic Writing Awards. A panel of experts selected work from nearly 1,500 pieces submitted in the region. Gold Keys were awarded to the most accomplished works, and these works are forwarded to the national level to be […]

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Local Crossing Guard Earns Statewide Award

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Beeda Lee-Pawlak, who is assigned to Churchill Road Elementary (7100 Churchill Rd., McLean) and Haycock Elementary Schools (6616 Haycock Rd., Falls Church) was one of two recipients from Fairfax County Public Schools for Virginia’s Most Outstanding Crossing Guard award for the 2017-18 school year. A first-year crossing guard, Lee-Pawlak is […]

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Injustice Enters Sports, Media Sits on Hands

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Sports and politics are the tabloid-style power couple the sports media hungers for. And when it comes to addressing society’s injustices, everyone from the columnists to the talking heads who cover sports love to play matchmaker in hopes that activism-infused entertainment will lead to a new cultural “moment.”    However, […]

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Virginia Hospital Center Best for Nurses in State

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The Virginia Hospital Center (1701 N. George Mason Dr., Arlington) earned the top-ranking on the “Best Hospitals in Virginia for Nurses” list in 2017, beating out other prominent medical institutions statewide. The list, which was compiled by, analyzed over 1,600 surveys of nurses from 314 hospitals in Virginia to […]

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F.C. Police Seek Assistance from Public Regarding 3 Stolen Vehicles & 1 Vehicle Break-in

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City of Falls Church Police seek the public’s help in finding the person or persons responsible for stealing three vehicles and breaking in to a fourth vehicle this week. Sometime between 6 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 14, two vehicles were stolen: a 2001 gold Toyota Camry and a 2010 […]

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Noonan Issues Security Advisory In Wake of Florida School Shooting

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Peter Noonan, superintendent of the Falls Church City Schools, issued the following statement yesterday in the wake of the mass killing incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Dear FCCPS Community, Our hearts and condolences go to those in Broward County today who are living through the aftermath […]

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Sprague Champion Award Given to Homestretch’s Fay

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Honored as the recipient of the F.C. Housing Commission’s Sprague Champion Award for Affordable Housing Advocacy at Monday’s F.C. City Council meeting was Christopher Fay (right) executive director of the City-based Homestretch, Inc. non-profit that works to prepare its homeless clients for jobs and home ownership. Fay is joined here […]

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Sen. Warner Hails Special Counsel Indictment Today of 13 Russians

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Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, Vice Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement today after Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for criminally interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election: “The Senate Intelligence Committee, as a part of […]

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Holy Trinity Holds Concert Saturday

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The Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church) is hosting a concert titled Eya: A Marian Mediation. This is a candlelight concert of medieval chant and polyphony by a vocal trio described in The Washington Post as “remarkable.” The concert will take place Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 […]

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Poets Hold Public Reading At One More Page Books

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Interested attendees can join poets Jodie Hollander and Robert Mezey as they read from their works this Saturday, Feb. 17 at One More Page books (2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington) from 6 – 7 p.m. Hollander will share from her recently published debut full-length collection, My Dark Horses, a Denver […]

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