Letters to the Editor: Containment Was Not U.S. Founders’ Original Intent

August 14, 2014 10:37 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 14 – 20, 2014 Containment Was Not U.S. Founders’ Original Intent Editor, In reading the last week’s guest commentary of Brian Sando and trying to understand why, as Sando describes it, America has taken up the mantle of empire, one must examine the legacy of a […]

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Letters to the Editor: Fairfax School Board Makes Community the Victims

August 7, 2014 10:54 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 7 – 13, 2014   Fairfax School Board Makes Community the Victims Editor, After reading Mr. Moon’s Guest Commentary last week regarding the fact that East Fairfax has not been short changed, I feel compelled to respond. Mr. Moon is sadly mistaken and needs to walk […]

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Letters to the Editor: Disappointed City Police Ticket for Broken Taillights

July 31, 2014 11:13 AM3 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 31 – August 6, 20 14 Disappointed City Police Ticket for Broken Taillights Editor, Having paid taxes to support the Falls Church City Police Department and contributing to fundraisers for 33 years in F.C., I am disappointed to learn that the simple misdemeanor offense stated in […]

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Letters to the Editor: More Than ‘Broken Asphalt, Concrete’ at Broad & West

July 24, 2014 8:59 AM4 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 24 – 30, 2014   More Than ‘Broken Asphalt, Concrete’ at Broad & West Editor, I attended Monday night’s walking tour of the proposed Broad and West development plan area, as well as the meeting afterward where the plan was presented to the Falls Church City […]

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Letters to the Editor: Tow Trucks Target Cars From F.C. Gas Station

July 17, 2014 10:02 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 17 – 23, 2014 Tow Trucks Target Cars From F.C. Gas Station Editor, Recently, I parked my car in the parking lot of Broadale Village Shopping Center to stop by at the Mary Stiles Library next door to pick up a book on hold and have […]

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Letters to the Editor: Things F.C. Residents Can Do to Help Chesapeake Bay

July 10, 2014 10:37 AM0 comments

  Letters to the Editor: July 10 – 16, 2014 Things F.C. Residents Can Do to Help Chesapeake Bay Editor, Falls Church is an environmentally-conscious area and is once again the top recycling jurisdiction in Virginia. There may be things you can do on your property that are free or low […]

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Letters to the Editor: Hope More Will Contribute to Runoff Conversation

July 3, 2014 10:38 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 3 – 9, 2014   Hope More Will Contribute to Runoff Conversation Editor, After reading Brian DeCelle’s guest commentary on Falls Church’s new stormwater utility fee in the June 12-18 edition of the Falls Church News-Press, I was pleased there was no suggestion that pollution […]

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Letters to the Editor: Do Planners Know What ‘Infill’ & ‘Tear-Down’ Are?

June 26, 2014 10:38 AM4 comments

  Letters to the Editor: June 26 – July 2, 2014 Do Planners Know What ‘Infill’ & ‘Tear-Down’ Are? Editor, Are both Planning Director, Jim Snyder, and Commissioner Lindy Hockenberry, suffering from amnesia or do they both have impaired IQs? I’m referring to your front page article “Planners Unanimously OK […]

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Letters to the Editor: Thanks to Community for Police Unity Tour Support

June 19, 2014 9:43 AM2 comments

Thanks to Community for Police Unity Tour Support Editor, On behalf of Chief Mary Gavin and myself, we would like to thank the Falls Church community for their generous support for last month’s Police Unity Tour. The strong community partnerships make The Little City a wonderful place to live and […]

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Letters to the Editor: More Parking Information Needed During F.C. Events

June 12, 2014 10:03 AM1 comment

I have lived in Falls Church for 12 years and on my first Fourth of July holiday evening in the City, I saw the first of what-was-to-be many cars being towed into an impound – my first exposure to predatory towing.

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