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F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies

Bob Wilden, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today, May 6.

Falls Church News Briefs


Arlington’s Byrd Named New GMHS Principal Tyrone Q. Byrd, an Arlington native and currently an assistant principal at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High School, was confirmed by the Falls Church School Board Tuesday to become the new principal at F.C.’s George Mason High School.

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.

Our Man in Arlington

Two Saturdays ago, Jean and I attended a joyous event – the 25th anniversary celebration of the joining together of Jay Fissette and Bob Rosen.

Restaurant Spotlight: Bob & Edith’s


For the best of the best when it comes to diners, Bob and Edith’s off Columbia Pike tops the list. An Arlington landmark for nearly four decades, Bob and Edith’s promises a traditional diner meal that is satisfying and just short of a heart attack.