Letters to the Editor: School Quality is Not Unique to City of F.C.

December 18, 2014 11:48 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 18 – 24, 2014   School Quality is Not Unique to City of F.C. Editor, Can commercial development provide funding for public construction in the amount of $138 million, or some $11,300 per person in the city, with no significant increase in the property tax […]

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Letters to the Editor: News-Press UVA Editorial Was Shrill, Mean-Spirited

December 11, 2014 10:50 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 11 – 17, 2014   News-Press UVA Editorial Was Shrill, Mean-Spirited Editor, The Editorial, “Should UVA Even Exist?” appearing in last week’s News-Press (Dec. 4-10) following up on the sensationalized gang rape story published by Rolling Stone magazine, was a shrill and mean spirited piling-on […]

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Letters to the Editor: Saslaw Should’ve Spoken Sooner on UVA ‘Coverup’

December 4, 2014 12:26 PM3 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 4 – 10, 2014 Saslaw Should’ve Spoken Sooner on UVA ‘Coverup’ Editor, I was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at the University of Virginia in the late ‘60s. I have a very personal perspective on recent allegations of sexual assault and coverup in […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Does FCNP Think RV Owners Are Victims?

November 27, 2014 12:50 PM0 comments

  Letters to the Editor: November 27 – December 3, 2014 Why Does FCNP Think RV Owners Are Victims? Editor, In response to the News-Press editorial last week criticizing the proposed ordinance about trailers and RVs, I would like to know why you think the owners of the same are […]

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Letters to the Editor: Proposed Trailer/RV Parking Ordinance is an Overreach

November 20, 2014 1:11 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 20 – 26, 2014   Proposed Trailer/RV  Parking Ordinance is an Overreach Editor, Thank you for the article last week about the proposed trailer/RV parking ordinance slated for approval November 24. The proposed ordinance is overreaching and Council should delay passage. My specific concern involves […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Should Consider Park Space in New 40-Acre Area

November 13, 2014 10:32 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 13 – 19, 2014   F.C. Should Consider Park Space in New 40-Acre Area Editor, I thought very highly of City of Falls Church planner Paul Stoddard’s guest commentary on city parks in last week’s News-Press. This is an interesting topic on a number of levels […]

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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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