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Holiday Hoopla

MCLEAN HIGH SCHOOL GUARD Peter Kannellias (left) drives to the basket during the Highlanders’ 51-48 victory over rival Langley. Kannellias, a senior, hit a pair of critical three-pointers during the contest, including the game-winner with four seconds left in regulation. Kannellias also hit a half-court shot to end the first […]

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School News and Notes

On Thursday, Dec. 6, Hope, Kassandra (14), Matt (9) and Chris David volunteered at Glen Forest Elementary School to help deliver backpacks to all students during Volunteer Fairfax’s “A Celebration of Giving and Sharing.” (Photo: Tonya McCreary)

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Community News and Notes

THE MASON DISTRICT Fairfax County Police Department, St. Ambrose Catholic School and The Arlington Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless are seeking donations of household items to help ease the transition of formerly homeless families from the AACH Sullivan House Family Shelter to private housing. Donations can be left at the […]

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Community News and Notes

AT THE CITIZENS for a Better City (CBC) annual meeting Sunday, the Wayne and Jane Dexter Award for outstanding community service in Falls Church was presented to former Mayor and CBC president Brian O’Connor. Shown presenting the award is Sally Phillips. (News-Press Photo)

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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Community News and Notes

Falls Church Police Chief Harry Reitze announced four promotions August 6. These members of the department were recognized for their exemplary work promoting public safety. Pictured left to right: Joe Carter promoted to Corporal, Richard Campbell promoted to Lieutenant, Chief Harry Reitze, Michael Bunker, promoted to Corporal and Charles Carr […]