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Boys, Girls Swimming Finish 8th at State Tourney

By Ari Autor JUNIOR RYAN YORK (left) finishes second during the 50 Yard Freestyle event last weekend. Freestyle was Mason’s strongest event as both the girls and boys finished in…

FCPD DAILY RECAP for Wednesday, February 26

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY: Date Covered: 02/25/2020 Total calls for Service: 1263 Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 24 Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 18 Total…

F.C. Author Hosts Talk About Latest Novel

Falls Church resident Sara Fitzgerald will talk about her new novel, “The Poet’s Girl,” and sign copies of the book at One More Page Books (220 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington)…

Local Banker Retires from Wells Fargo

(Photo: News-Press) CAROLINA LARQUE VAZQUEZ (left), for almost 20 years an outstanding personal banker at the Wells Fargo branch at 1000 W. Broad in Falls Church, retired last Friday.Read Local…

Mason Robotics Team Prepares for Competition

George Mason High School’s robotics team, 1418, has been working on this year’s robot design. They are more than halfway through the build season, which began at the start of…

The Great Transition: The Rising Seas

This is the second in a series of columns exploring the status of climate change and the paths that may, or may not, lead to a solution to the rapidly…

Vienna tweaks project list for bond sale

The town of Vienna’s $34.5 million bond sale this year still will be dominated by a $14.9 million expenditure for the construction and project management for a new Vienna Police…

Benton Enters the Twilight of His 30s at Anthony’s

(Photo: News-Press) HELPING NEWS-PRESS CHIEF Nicholas Benton celebrate yet another 39th birthday at Anthony’s Restaurant last weekend with this feisty entourage. Among the revelers were City officials, News-Press staffers and…

Crunch time approaches for Vienna garage proposal

The Vienna Town Council next month will decide whether to proceed with a design-and-construction agreement with Fairfax County to build a parking garage with additional public-parking spaces when the county…

FCPD DAILY RECAP for Tuesday, February 25

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY: Date Covered: 02/24/2020 Total calls for Service: 1361 Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 29 Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 23 Total…

GMHS Students Push for Civic Absenteeism

Students lobby for permitted day of protest at the Falls Church School Board meeting Tuesday. (Photo: News-Press) Over a dozen George Mason High School students showed up at this Tuesday’s…

Volunteer sought for Annandale Farmers Market

The  Farmers Market at Mason District Park.Britepaths seeks a “highly motivated” volunteer to coordinate the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) program at the Annandale…