Letters to the Editor: Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects

January 29, 2015 12:37 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: January 29 – February 4, 2015   Not Time to Spend $ on ‘Bright, Shiny’ Objects Editor, All of us who feel ownership with Falls Church also “mull sorely-needed quick fixes” that would benefit our City. The headline of the Falls Church News-Press January 22-28 issue announced […]

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Letters to the Editor: Not Thrilled With Return of Gun Store to F.C.

January 22, 2015 12:45 PM0 comments

City of Falls Church: January 22 – 28, 2015   Not Thrilled With Return of Gun Store to F.C. Editor, What a comfort it was to learn from your January 8 News Briefs that a firearms store, which was formerly located in the Bedo’s building, is once again opening on the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Some Historical Errors In Article on Moran

January 8, 2015 11:11 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 8 – 14, 2014   Some Historical Errors In Article on Moran Editor, I am writing to correct a few historical errors made in last week’s article on Jim Moran. Moran first ran for Alexandria City Council in 1979, not 1978. That was the first […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Voters Favor Fully Funding the Schools

January 1, 2015 9:06 AM5 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 1 – 7, 2014   F.C. Voters Favor Fully Funding the Schools Editor, I have been commenting upon – and otherwise involved with – debates in the community about school funding and economic development for just about 20 years. I read the letters in last week’s […]

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Letters to the Editor: Schools Exist Because of City, Not Other Way Around

December 24, 2014 12:26 PM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 25 – 31, 2014   Schools Exist Because of City, Not Other Way Around Editor, To follow up on my earlier letter concerning the Falls Church School System, the arrogance and superior attitude shown by the school administrators/board towards the Falls Church City Council demonstrates how […]

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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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