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F.C. Resident Named Bowdoin Scholar Nicholas Iver Simon of the City of Falls Church was recently named a Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar for his exceptional grade point average (GPA) at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, a small, highly-selective liberal arts college about 25 miles north of Portland.

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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A LOTTERY TO SELECT 23 households to fill affordable dwellings units in the City of Falls Church was held at the Community Center on Jan. 15. Among the winners are those shown here. They’ll fill eight condos units at The Spectrum and 15 apartments at Pearson Square. It was the […]

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Geography bee contestants at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School prepare to take their turn at the microphone. Seventh grade student Phoebe Galt took home the gold, winning the championship and will advance to the state competition. (Photo: Karen Acar)

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Bob Lazar, cutting the ribbon, Mayor of Purceville, Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority Board Member Su Webb and James Wiley, Town Councilman and former NVRPA Board Member of 30 years, celebrate a new train-themed playground along the W&OD Trail. (Photo: Paul McCray)

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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THE FIRST CLASS OF Falls Church City School System teachers to enter the National Board Certification process were honored at a reception at the Thomas Jefferson Elementary Tuesday. Eight were successful on their first attempt at the rigorous two-year program. Those who entered from the Falls Church system included Bridget […]

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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Clay Café Studios was joined by the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce, Natalias, the Italian Cafe and Falls Church citizens to help the Falls Church Winter Emergency Homeless Shelter. By hosting a creative evening of pottery painting, refreshments and prizes, Clay Cafe raised $1,125 for the Shelter. (Photo: Helene […]

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The Dulin United Methodist Church will be holding an Epiphany Music Concert starting at 4 p.m. Jan. 6. Dave Kirkland, the pastor of Dulin Church and Mary Mateer, Director of Music Ministries, will host the event, which will feature four hand piano, organ, piano and piano-organ duets. The event is […]