Letters to the Editor: January 10 – 16, 2013

January 10, 2013 9:11 AM0 comments

I felt the need to respond to Mr. Jeff Walyus’s letter admonishing the City of Falls Church to “pay up or shut up” regarding payments to the Virginia Retirement System.

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Letters to the Editor: January 3 – 9, 2013

January 3, 2013 11:55 AM1 comment

The News-Press correctly reports the concerns many neighbors have about the size of the Harris Teeter and high rise apartment building proposed at 301 W. Broad. But the paper is wrong to suggest in its reporting and its “Question of the Week” poll for December 20 that Falls Church must choose between a downsized project and the tax revenue that the city sorely needs.

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Letters to the Editor: December 27, 2012 – January 2, 2013

December 27, 2012 10:47 AM2 comments

F.C. Can Increase Economic Activity & Reduce Traffic Editor, In his letter last week Stan King is right to point out that as we consider new development projects in Falls Church, we need to consider the economic, environmental and quality of life impacts. Lumped into these evaluations of impacts are […]

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Letters to the Editor: December 20 – 26, 2012

December 19, 2012 6:38 PM0 comments

On Monday night, we were addressed by our State Senator on the City’s legislative proposals and were basically told to forget about getting the authority to ban firearms from City Hall, our library, community center and parks, because the regime in Richmond would never agree.

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Letters to the Editor: December 13 – 19, 2012

December 13, 2012 11:16 AM0 comments

While the City government is working to advance the economic development projects taking place in The Little City, the Falls Church News-Press story in the Dec. 6-12 issue (“Hilton Groundbreaking Signals New Development Wave in Falls Church”) offers a few inaccuracies.

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Letters to the Editor: December 6 – 12, 2012

December 6, 2012 8:04 AM0 comments

 Air Pollution Threatens During Winter, Too Editor, For me, December in Falls Church means taking walks to check out the Christmas lights in my neighborhood and enjoying Watch Night on New Year’s Eve. It’s hard to imagine a holiday season without these activities. But for people with lung disease, pollution […]

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Letters to the Editor: November 22 – 28, 2012

November 22, 2012 9:48 AM0 comments

Steps Taken During a Presidential Election Editor, In last week’s Letter to the News-Press, Margaret Kirk seems to have things a bit backwards. If I may, here are the steps taken only during a Presidential Election (and I can only speak as to what the Democratic Party does): 1. Earlier […]

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Letters to the Editor: November 15 – 21, 2012

November 15, 2012 1:00 PM0 comments

Has Issues With FCNP Crossword Puzzle Clue Editor, We are so fed up with the voting system. We stand in lines to vote and it doesn’t matter, because the Electoral College picks the winner.

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Letters to the Editor: November 8 – 14, 2012

November 8, 2012 3:00 PM0 comments

 Hails Creative Cauldron’s New ‘Oliver Twist’ Editor, Last Saturday night I attended the Opening Night “Oliver Twist” at the Creative Cauldron. What a magnificent play to come out the Cauldron’s Learning Theater Workshop.

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Letters to the Editor: November 1 – 7, 2012

November 1, 2012 1:30 PM0 comments

Reader Assails Those Stealing His Yard Signs Editor, Please allow this to be an open letter to the thieves who continue to steal my Obama signs that sit in my front yard. This not only includes the 2012 election, but to the thieves who stole the Obama signs in the […]

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