George mason high seniors (left to right) Nikki Williamson, Kristie Southern, Kate Root and Sam Shaw, joined by English teacher Ms. Allisa Mears (middle), delivered a meal to the Falls Church Winter Shelter this past Tuesday. GM seniors deliver meals every Tuesday to volunteer. (Photo: Ron Brousseau)
“Basketball is a game of streaks and runs,” says Noel Klippenstein, coach of the George C. Marshall girls varsity basketball team.
Leaving Old Town Fairfax and entering a scene straight from the streets of Dublin, The Auld Shebeen offers a relaxed pub atmosphere ideal for anyone looking for traditional Irish dining paired with a low key, yet fully stocked bar. Located on the corner of Chain Bridge Road and North Street, […]
The annual “best” and “worst” lists that punctuate the end of the old year and make way for the new may be nearly exhausted, but perhaps there’s room for just a few more items, this time focusing on Mason District and Fairfax County. So here are some brickbats and bouquets […]
The post-season run of the Marshall High School Statesmen came to an end last Friday, as the team fell in the Division 5 semifinal to Stone Bridge, 49-29.
The Marshall High Statesmen spanned the touchdown-scoring spectrum to start their opening-round playoff game and would never relinquish their lead in a dominant 35-14 win against Mt. Vernon High School last Friday night.
The McLean High School girls volleyball team swept the Thomas Jefferson Lady Colonials last night in three straight (25-13, 25-17, 25-21) which advanced the Highlanders to the semi-final round of the Liberty District Tournament.
Last week, I announced the planned groundbreaking for a new pedestrian bridge across Route 50 at Seven Corners. This week, I’d like to tell you a little more about the long-awaited construction. The weather was perfect Monday morning as Board of Super-visors Chairman Gerry Connolly and I led a delegation […]
October 18 – 24, 2007
Every neighborhood probably has a community champion, someone who has been around for a long time, knows the history of the neighborhood, mentors newcomers, and volunteers to do whatever needs to be done. In the Glen Forest neighborhood of Bailey’s Crossroads, that community champion is Irene Shuman, who is a […]