Letters to the Editor: Treasurer & Finance Office Are Different Departments

October 31, 2014 10:38 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 30 – November 5, 2014 Treasurer & Finance Office Are Different Departments Editor, I was shocked to read the Guest Commentary by Chris Johnson in the October 23-29 Falls Church News-Press. I would hope that one seeking an elected office would at least know what the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Treasurer Candidate Got Facts Wrong at Forum

October 23, 2014 8:23 AM3 comments

  Letters to the Editor: October 23 – 29, 2014   Treasurer Candidate Got Facts Wrong at Forum Editor, I am a supporter for the election of Jody Acosta for city treasurer. We are always lucky to live in this city and meet some great people, raising their families but who […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. PTA Presidents Urge ‘Yes’ Referendum Vote

October 16, 2014 11:16 AM6 comments

F.C. PTA Presidents Urge ‘Yes’ Referendum Vote Editor, On behalf of all Falls Church City School PTAs, we unanimously support the November 4 referendum for Mt. Daniel Elementary. The $15.6 million expansion is sorely needed, long overdue and will help balance our schools’ populations. Why do we need it? Simple: […]

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Letters to the Editor: Origins of Falls Church City Aren’t So Noble

October 9, 2014 11:45 AM0 comments

Origins of Falls Church City Aren’t So Noble Editor, Susan Kearney, in her September 18, 2014 Guest Commentary “The Capital Allocation Process & Our Schools” seemed to base her essay on the premise that, as she put it, ‘Given that the city was founded on a platform of better education […]

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Letters to the Editor: Not Convinced F.C. School Projects Are Satisfactory

October 2, 2014 11:19 AM3 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 2 – 8, 2014 Not Convinced F.C. School Projects Are Satisfactory Editor, I moved into the City of Falls Church in the late 1990s, dual income, no kids, lived here for around four years before my first child was born and paid taxes for a decade […]

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Letters to the Editor: Will F.C. Police Enforce Traffic Laws for Cyclists?

September 25, 2014 12:22 PM0 comments

  Letters to the Editor: September 25 – October 1, 2014 Will F.C. Police Enforce Traffic Laws for Cyclists? Editor, It was great to see the article about the City of Falls Church’s new bicycle road markings, or sharrows, written by Jody Fellows in last week’s News-Press. But with the new […]

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Letters to the Editor: Still Need Answers On Capital Improvement Plan

September 18, 2014 11:03 AM4 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 18 – 24, 2014   Still Need Answers On Capital Improvement Plan Editor, Further to last week’s Guest Commentary concerning the Capital Improvement Plan, I’d like to focus on a couple of questions: Fundamentally, where are real estate tax rates headed? We’re not opposed to […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Should Seize Opportunity At West & Broad Streets

September 11, 2014 1:17 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 11 – 17, 2014 F.C. Should Seize Opportunity At West & Broad Streets Editor, As a relatively new resident of the City of Falls Church who expects to raise my young family here, my thoughts are naturally focused on the future of the city. And […]

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Letters to the Editor: Commitment Ceremony Not Unprecedented in F.C. Area

September 4, 2014 9:52 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 4 – 10, 2014 Commitment Ceremony Not Unprecedented in F.C. Area Editor, I enjoyed reading your article on the blessing of a same sex marriage in the Historic Falls Church, especially in view of the turmoil associated with that congregation. However, I wonder if it […]

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Letters to the Editor: 7 Corners Doesn’t Need Revitalization

August 28, 2014 10:47 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 28 – September 3, 2014 7 Corners Doesn’t Need Revitalization Editor, Let’s not revitalize Seven Corners. In the front-page article of last week’s Falls Church News-Press, Fairfax County’s Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross assured readers that the bulldozers are not yet on the way. Hopefully, […]

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