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‘High Minded’ Frontwoman Follows Musical Path


Seventeen-year-old George Mason High School senior Katie Potrykus, lead singer and guitarist of the Falls Church-based, all-girl rock band High Minded, has been a musical talent in the making since the age of three and has been blossoming ever since.

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Dominion’s major grant to food banks On Monday, December 22, along with Providence Supervisor Linda Smyth, I attended the local announcement of a major grant to area food banks by the Dominion Power Foundation.

Community News and Notes


Engagement Announcement Richard B. Glazer and Joanna Peters of Chappaqua, N.Y., announce the engagement of Glazer’s daughter, Diana Leigh Glazer to Thomas Russell Gallagher, Jr. of Potomac, Md. Diana is also the daughter of Patricia Garofalo Glazer of Tillson, N.Y.

School News and Notes


Chantilly Academy cosmetology students raised money   to benefit McKinley “Mac” Groseclose during a Cut-a-Thon for their annual community service project. Groseclose, shown here with his mom, a Chantilly alumna, and his friends, is recovering from brain cancer. (Photo: Wayne White)

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Last week’s Legislative Day in Richmond, sponsored by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) and the Virginia Municipal League (VML), convened nearly a thousand local elected officials from all over the Commonwealth. The annual trek to lobby General Assembly members about legislation with local impacts often is an exercise in futility, as some delegates and […]

Jim Moran

I have no problem instilling in our young people that abstinence is the only guaranteed way to prevent unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. That’s because it is a fact. What I do have a problem with is scaring young adults with false information as a way to accomplish the aforementioned goal. That, I believe, […]