For some teachers, like J.E.B. Stuart freshman English teacher Vanessa Maxey, this school year marks the first spent at the fore of a high school classroom. Then, there are savvy vets like math chair Stuart Singer, who has been a fixture in the school’s math department and athletic fields for […]
As seen here on Wednesday, workers have begun laying the new turf across the field at George Mason High School’s Moore Cadillac Stadium. The field turf is the latest and greatest of synthetic outdoor athletic surfaces, mimicking real grass. Funds from the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department […]
Four matches into the 2006 varsity golf season and the Mustangs are witnessing the fruits of their labor.
Last Saturday was this writer’s first trip to an Orioles game since the Nationals showed up in D.C. last year, a nostalgic return after a two-year hiatus to the same Camden Yards stadium that had become synonymous since its opening with my deep and abiding love for the game of […]
I routinely recommend this for Labor Day weekend because, dammit, it works. Huge sums are raised for medical research from this show. Most importantly, I don’t give a hoot how much they pay Jerry Lewis, in whatever form he may appear in this year.
On first setting foot in America, Vesselina Ivanova realized that things are somewhat different from the way they are back in Bulgaria. She found herself greeting people on the street she never met before. She got smiles and felt welcomed. The convoluted bus system on the other hand, she wasn’t […]
This edition of the News-Press is dedicated to “Back to School,” with an array of articles about schools in our greater Falls Church distribution area.
It took a tremendous amount of will power, perhaps whispering to themselves that age-old emotion-stilling mantra, “Dead cats and nuns, dead cats and nuns,” to keep the announcers at the Little League championship game from losing it Monday afternoon.
The Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce welcomes 1st Service Bank at a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 22. From left to right: Melissa Choate, President and CEO of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce; Jim Lamb, Chairman of the Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce; Joan Cross, Fairfax City Council Member; […]
Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of 8/31.