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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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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