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CELEBRATING FALLS CHURCH’S LOVE of Harry Potter at Monday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Robin Gardner (top photo) dons an appropriate chapeau to officially announce the City of F.C. came in first place in the nation in the number of pre-sales per capita of the new Harry Potter book on Amazon.com. […]

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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At the American Legion Department of Virginia’s 89th Annual Convention, Department Commander Jerry Howard congratulates Chuck Timms of Post 130, Falls Church for receiving an award given by the National Vertans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission of the American Legion. The event took place  July 12 – 15 at the Fairview […]

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The Virginia Silver Stars of Falls Church won the silver medal for competing in the 80+ age group at the National Senior Games held in Louisville, Ky. From left: coach Hess More, Ginny Fent, Bernie Kleinschmidt, Mary Boska, Josephine Stewart and coach Patricia McWethy. (Photo: Courtesy Elizabeth Martin)

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The city of Falls Church Police Department welcomed its three newest officers June 22 at the graduation of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. From left to right: Captain Matt Sergent, Officer Jiwan Chettri, Officer Rachel Henderson, Officer Mike Gessner and Chief Harry Reitze.

VIRGINIA GOV. TIM KAINE, speaking at his town meeting at the Luther Jackson Middle School last Saturday, had among the over 200 attendees a delegation from the City of Falls Church in the front row. Left to right in the front row: Mayor Robin Gardner, Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry and City Councilman Dave Snyder. See story, elsewhere this edition. (News-Press photo)
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WATERFORD DEVELOPMENT, a Reston, Va.-based real estate development company, announced the topping out of Spectrum in Falls Church. Spectrum, located on Broad St., is a mixed-use development that includes a building scaling seven stories that will house both retail units as well as a condominium residence. Any questions concerning Spectrum […]

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VIENNA, Virginia — Family and friends are mourning the loss of Maxine Shelly Turner, 22, a vibrant young woman who was weeks from receiving a bachelor of science degree with honors in chemical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic University and embarking on a career with the makers of Gore-Tex.

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ED STRAIT (left) is named winner of the Falls Church City Democratic Committee’s annual Marian Driver Award for his extensive contributions to the party. Old friend Edna Frady offers a handshake at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Sunday. (photo: News-Press)