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Editorial: 13 Things to Love About Falls Church

As the City of Falls Church ushers in a new era, the era of “branding” and marketing the city’s attributes to the outside world, the man retained to spearhead the effort offered some astute insights during his interview on the “Falls Church News-Press Live” television program last week.

Patriots Win Homecoming Game


GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY’S Patriots men’s basketball team, losers of five straight on the road, remained undefeated at home for almost a full year by beating Colonial Athletic Association rival Northeastern, 64-53, before a lively, capacity Homecoming crowd of 9,840 at the Patriot Center last Saturday, Feb. 14. The Patriots, 17-8 and 10-5 in the CAA, […]

PHOTO GALLERY: Mr. & Ms. Mason


At the ninth annual Mr. & Ms. Mason pageant held at George Mason High School last Thursday, a number of students underwent the rigorous review from judges to be crowned with their respective titles – with some fun along the way.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

Former Braddock District Supervisor Sharon Bulova was sworn in as the new Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors last Friday night in the atrium of the Fairfax County Government Center before an enthusiastic crowd of supporters and county employees.

PHOTO: Dawn of a New Day


LONG-TIME FALLS CHURCH residents Steve and Annette Spector are responsible for this photograph of President and Mrs. Obama walking a portion of the Inaugural Parade route Tuesday afternoon. The Spectors also attended the “Busboys and Poets Inaugural Peace Ball,” where Falls Church florist Carol Beales of the Gallaria Florist provided the flower arrangements. Falls Church’s […]

PHOTO GALLERY: 150 at 19th Annual News-Press Holiday Party


The 19th Annual Falls Church News-Press Holiday Party drew another festive crowd on Dec. 15, continuing a tradition of live music, great catering and good company at the fellowship hall of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, formerly the Falls Church Congregational Church, the Falls Church City Hall and the Women’s Club.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gingerly Building


At the seventh annual Gingerbread Workshop held last Fridayat Westlawn Elementary in Falls Church, about 250 children set to work on their miniature gingerbread houses.