Letters to the Editor: July 11-17, 2013

July 11, 2013 10:50 AM0 comments

Regarding Kathryne Gem’s letter complaining about Wayne Besen being judgmental — as a columnist, that’s his job, expressing opinions. Columnists — sometimes called “commentators” — add flavor to publications by giving personal perspectives.

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Letters to the Editor: June 27 – July 3, 2013

June 27, 2013 9:29 AM0 comments

I’m writing in response to a ‘Letter to the Editor’ from your June 20 edition in which the writer claims that the “left wants no regulation of abortion clinics.” The writer seemed to miss the point of the clinic’s argument. This isn’t a call for no regulation or even reduced regulation and monitoring; it is legal action against frivolous rules that do nothing to advance the health and medical care of mothers and babies.

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Letters to the Editor: June 20 – 26, 2013

June 20, 2013 10:39 AM1 comment

 Not Longest, But Shortest Council Terms Editor, Due to a mathematical error, in the election story on page 5 and your editorial, you have misstated the length of the terms being served by the three retiring incumbent Council members. They began their terms on July 1, 2010 and their terms […]

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Letters to the Editor: June 13 – 19, 2013

June 13, 2013 9:34 AM3 comments

Still Thinks Harris Teeter A ‘Mistake’ for F.C. Editor, I have to agree with Leon Reed’s Letter to the Editor in the June 6 edition regarding the Harris Teeter. As I wrote in a Letter in the Jan. 3-9 issue of the Falls Church News-Press, I still think the Harris […]

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Letters to the Editor: June 6 – 12, 2013

June 6, 2013 10:45 AM3 comments

This is in regard to the letter in the May 23rd edition from Adriane Hart concerning the looks of Falls Church and the new shopping area Mosiac.

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Letters to the Editor: May 30 – June 5, 2013

May 30, 2013 10:09 AM0 comments

The City will soon lose treasured neighbors – our friends at Anthony’s Restaurant. After 41 years of serving our community, Anthony’s will close its doors and along with it will go many wonderful memories.

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Letters to the Editor: May 23 – 29, 2013

May 23, 2013 10:35 AM0 comments

 Dogwood Tavern Not at Fault in Towing Incident Editor, Other than their excellent burgers, I have no connection to the Dogwood Tavern. However, I did want to come to its defense in the matter of Mr. Scardino’s unpleasant and expensive experience in predatory towing. Mr. Scardino wrote in a Letter […]

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Letters to the Editor: May 16 – 22, 2013

May 16, 2013 9:09 AM4 comments

Another Patron of F.C. Business Gets Towed Editor, When does a dispute between property owners become a problem for other citizens? I was towed last week from the lot behind Dogwood Tavern while I was inside having dinner. Apparently my car was parked in a lot that is “shared” by […]

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Letters to the Editor: May 9 – 15, 2013

May 9, 2013 10:36 AM6 comments

Questions ‘Court Security’ Issue at City Hall Editor, In an article in your May 2-9 edition regarding South Washington Street Development, you discussed plans to renovate or build a new City Hall. In that article, one of the justifications for these plans was that “court security is woefully lacking there.” […]

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Letters to the Editor: May 2 – 8, 2013

May 2, 2013 10:38 AM0 comments

 Fee System Won’t Recognize Citizen Foresight Editor, There may be unanswered questions regarding the City’s plans to deal with storm water runoff, but the basis for financing it is a sound one. Properties are charged according to their contribution to the problem, defined by the area of impervious surface. Any […]

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