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Cardinal Forest elementarty students’ art is being displayed at the General Assembly building in Richmond. Paintings and prints from 20 students from Cardinal Forest and other area schools are being sponsored by Del. Dave Albo. Shown here is a painting of an ‘Altered Landscape’ done by a Cardinal Forest 6th-grader. All artwork was made by K-6 graders. (Photo: Rebecca Miller)

School News and Notes

Columbia Elementary students in Mia Moen’s fourth grade class, seen holding up their copies of The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, were featured in a discussion of the book as part of Al Roker’s Book Club on the Today Show. The author was interviewed by Roker and answered questions from […]


A Talent Showcase at Mason High

THE ANNUAL FALL VARIETY SHOW at George Mason High School last week saw some of the better talent of recent years, including performances by 27 members of a drum class and 13 members of a guitar class. In addition to rock bands, there were 25 members of a jazz ensemble, […]

Frances Webster Darby Loikow

57-Year F.C. Resident Dies at Age 96

Frances Webster Darby Loikow, 96, a 57-year resident of Falls Church, Virginia, before recently moving to Washington, D.C., died peacefully of heart failure on Wednesday, August 1, 2007, at Sibley Hospital, Washington, D.C. Mrs. Loikow served in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and the Women’s Army Corps during World War […]


Community News and Notes

AT THE GALA GRAND OPENING of Bratt Décor in the Idyllwood Plaza last Friday, store manager George Baden and company co-owner Mary Bauer displayed items that were purchased by one prominent Falls Church citizen. The new store at 7505 Leesburg Pike features specialty furniture and charming gift and toy items […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hall Pass

Reggie Arnold (left) and Dennis Higdon, members of the 1980 George Mason High School baseball team, pose during a game from that soon-to-be-immortalized season. The 1980 team is the first and only Mason baseball team to win a state title, and achievement that will land them in the school’s athletic […]


Community News & Notes

CELEBRATING HIS 29TH birthday at the offices of the Falls Church News-Press Monday was Managing Editor Jody Fellows (right), who successfully blew out the candles on his cake as a portion of the News-Press crew looked on approvingly. (News-Press photo)