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Falls Church News Briefs: May 7 – 13, 2009

F.C. Schools Benefactor Bob Wilden Dies Bob Wilden, 73, 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).

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

It was a perfect Saturday night for a bridge raising – velvety black sky, warm spring temperatures, and no wind. Bright orange and white barrels, backed up by the flashing blue lights of police vehicles, punctuated the area now occupied by a 150 ton crane in the middle of Arlington Boulevard/Route 50, cradling the 141-foot-long […]

Football Recap: Marshall Takes Hard Hit, 63-0, From Stone Bridge High School


G.C. Marshall High – 0Stone Bridge High – 63 The George C. Marshall High School Statesmen suffered a rough loss last Friday, Sept. 12 versus Stone Bridge High School – the same high school recently given the 23rd spot out of the top 100 high school football teams in the United States by the RivalsHigh […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

It seems like summer just began, and already it’s winding down. Public elementary schools on a modified calendar (including Glen Forest, Parklawn, and Annandale Terrace) began classes on Monday. Students on the modified Secondary School calendar (Glasgow Middle, Falls Church High, and J.E.B. Stuart High) will return to classes on August 18.

The Roads Less Traveled


You’ve been to the beach. You’ve seen New York City. Now let the News-Press show you some attractive alternatives to the usual summer hot spots just a short drive away.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

Trapped in the middle of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge! Trucks speeding by on the Outer Loop with air horns at full blast! The new draw span soaring 150 feet into the air – no way to get off!

FCHS Boys Lax Now 7-0

The Falls Church High School boys varsity lacrosse team continues their impressive turnaround from last season, improving their season mark to 7-0 just one year removed from a one-win season.

Spring Sports Briefs

Falls Church High Boys Lacrosse The Jaguars have opened their season on a four-game winning streak. After escaping Stone Bridge with a 13-12 victory earlier in the season, Falls Church posted a huge home blowout over Wakefield, 19-2.