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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Letters to the Editor: April 25 – May 1, 2013

April 25, 2013 10:08 AM2 comments

 Thanks to Those Who Came Out to Support Schools Editor, I am a resident of Falls Church City and a first grade teacher at Mount Daniel. I attended Monday night’s City Council meeting and would just like to say thank you to all the members of our community who came […]

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Letters to the Editor: March 28 – April 3, 2013

March 28, 2013 9:12 AM0 comments

FCNP Column on Catholic Church a Disservice to Many Editor, My friend Nick Benton has done a disservice to his newspaper and his community, not to mention Catholics like me, with his March 14 column attacking the Catholic Church in the wake of the election of the new pope (“What […]

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Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27, 2013

March 21, 2013 11:32 AM2 comments

Council Should Approve Harris Teeter Project Editor, My wife and I, who moved to Falls Church City a little over a year ago to raise our two young children, are writing to express our wish that the Harris Teeter project be approved. We feel that it would be an important step […]

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Letters to the Editor: March 7 – 13, 2013

March 7, 2013 10:56 AM1 comment

 Urges Council to Think Hard About Project Editor, In regards to the Harris Teeter project, I’d like to say this to the Falls Church City Council: Many of us understand the desire for growth in our city, and the eventuality of it. Everything must change, eventually. (There is a season, […]

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Letters to the Editor: February 28 – March 6, 2013

February 28, 2013 9:07 AM0 comments

Why Rush the Design of  New Harris Teeter Project? Editor, Few of us who live closest to the proposed Harris Teeter high-rise development wish to “rebuff this gift horse,” as suggested in last week’s News Press editorial. But keep in mind that our neighborhood will bear a disproportionate share of […]

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