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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss to the Bishop O’Connell Knights in the championship game of the Division I private-school state tournament. The second-seeded Panthers (19-2) lost...

Hispanic Leadership Alliance bestows student scholarships

A number of local students have received scholarships from the Hispanic Leadership Alliance, a group of Fairfax County Public Schools employees. In the Sun Gazette coverage area, Alielyx Aponte Ceneno of George C. Marshall High School received the Latinos Unidos...

Women’s Club lauds Friends of Riverbend Park

The Philanthropy Group of the Women’s Club of Great Falls on May 9 presented a $6,000 donation check to Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB). Stephanie Anderson, fund-raising chairman for the club’s “Bluebells & Eagles” event, presented the check to FORB...

N.Va. Chamber announces Good Business recipients

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its 2022 Good Business Awards, with the honorees to receive accolades on June 23. The 2022 Lifetime-Achievement honoree is Kevin Reynolds, executive vice president and regional president, director of sales,...

Builders’ philanthropic arm puts out call for diapers

HomeAid Northern Virginia, the Virginia chapter of HomeAid America and the philanthropic arm of Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA), will collect diapers for local nonprofits now through June 19. The diaper drive is part of the annual “Builders for...

Editorial: Real-estate crystal ball suddenly gets cloudy

A recent “flash poll” of members of the Virginia Realtors trade organization, covered in last week’s edition, offers a raft of at-times contradictory views on the state of the market. Not a surprise, since individuals have individual opinions and...

Public-Safety Notes, 5/26/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. WRONG-WAY CRASH ON BELTWAY IN TYSONS KILLS 2: Virginia State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on May 17 in Tysons that killed both drivers and critically injured a passenger. The crash...

Madison softball team wins Concorde tourney

With victories over Westfield, 10-0, in the semifinals then South Lakes, 8-1, in the championship game, the top-seed Madison Warhawks recently won the girls Concorde District softball tournament to improve to 18-3 overall. Madison was 2-0 in the high-school...

McLean District Station officer lauded for service

The McLean District Station Community Advisory Committee on May 16 honored Fairfax County police Pfc. Matthew Bedekovich as Officer of the Year. Committee members, along with McLean District Station Commander Capt. Wilson Lee, honored Bedekovich during a dinner at Kazan...

Women’s Club again donates to Artemis House

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Philanthropy Group on May 13 presented a $5,500 donation check to Artemis House, a division of Shelter House. Artemis House is Fairfax County’s only 24-hour emergency shelter serving victims of domestic abuse. The staff...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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