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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

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McLean Rotary Awards Six Scholarships The Rotary Club of McLean earlier this month awarded six academic scholarships to recent graduates of Pimmit Hills High School who will use the funding for college-level courses.

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Local Residents Make Dean’s Lists Falls Church’s Brian Goldman, Stephen Hobbs, Paul Norland, Jonathan Oh and Julie Riggs have been named to the College of William and Mary’s dean’s list for the 2008 fall semester.

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Former President Carter Comes to Falls Church Former President Jimmy Carter will be making an appearance at Borders Bookstore (5871 Crossroads Center Way, Bailey’s Crossroads) on Wednesday, Jan 28 at 6:30 p.m. to sign copies of his latest book, “We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land.”

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Synthetic Turf Fields Groundbreaking Celebration surrounding the conversion of two existing athletic fields to synthetic turf took place during a groundbreaking ceremony held June 29, 2008 at Spring Hill Park in McLean. Officials from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the Fairfax Park Authority and McLean Youth Soccer (MYS) joined players, coaches and local families […]

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THE FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS deployed a team of investigators to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, last weekend to probe the status of spring training baseball there and, as shown here, examine allegations by GQ magazine that the burgers at Le Tub Restaurant in neighboring Hollywood, Fla., are the best in the U.S. From the left are Mike […]

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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)

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 Park Marriott in Falls Church. […]

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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)

Anything But Straight: Time To Reboot

The beginning of each college semester at the University of Florida was always exciting. It brought fresh faces from new places and renewed hope for the possibility of young love. Inevitably, there would be one guy in class that instantaneously caused my eyes to pop out and my head to swivel like a bobble head […]

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Employees at BridgeStreet offices in Falls Church, Va. and Chicago, Ill. packed 35-foot-long trucks with hundreds of comforters, blankets, pillows, sheets, and mattress pads, as well as dishes, silverware, microwave ovens and VCRs, with a total value in excess of $100,000.  The trucks, which departed Falls Church and Chicago today bound for New Orleans, are […]