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ANDREW KOTYK, a senior at McLean High School, received his Eagle Scout award at a court of honor on Saturday, April 12 at the Scout House. He is shown with his parents, Myron and Debbie Kotyk. Andrew earned 39 merit badges during his Boy Scout career and took part in a canoeing expedition in the Adirondacks. He will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall. (Photo: Courtesy Richard Lobb)
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Community News and Notes

Members of the U11 PAC Strikers, a select soccer team from Falls Church, pose after their second place finish in last weekend’s tournament. The Hunt Valley Classic tournament, held in Warrenton, Va., featured 250 teams. Though they lost in the finals of the Elite bracket, the Strikers supplied a good […]

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Community News and Notes

THE 2ND ANNUAL Business Expo sponsored by the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Saturday featured U.S. Figure Skating star Derrick Delmore (shown above, right, with Dr. Raymond Solano) and exhibits of area businesses and civic groups, such as the effort spearheaded locally by Barbara Cram (below, left) to celebrate […]

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Applebee’s America

CO-AUTHOR OF THE POPULAR new book, Applebee’s America, showed up for a book signing at the Falls Church Applebee’s on E. Broad Street last week. It turns out that Ron Fournier (center), a former Associated Press writer, signed autographs at the same establishment where he often brings his family to […]

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Our Man in Arlington

As most of you know, I grew in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Many of my extended family and friends were seriously affected by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. I have been down to Louisiana twice since the hurricane and have reported to you about the utter devastation that we saw while […]