Letters to the Editor: August 9 – 15, 2012

August 9, 2012 1:30 PM0 comments

F.C.’s 17% Fund Balance Is Way Above Normal Editor, As a result of what appeared to be sneaky tactics by members of the Falls Church City Council to push through a change in funding for school technology at the 11th hour, I felt the need to do some research.

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Letters to the Editor: August 2 – 8, 2012

August 2, 2012 2:30 PM0 comments

No Impending Bankruptcy Here but Needy Schools Editor, Mr. Kaylin voted against giving FC City Schools a larger portion of the unexpected surplus because of the financial storm clouds in Europe? He also mentioned the bankruptcies in California. I assume we don’t have a Falls Church bankuptcy pending but we […]

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Letters to the Editor: August 2 – 8, 2012

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No Impending Bankruptcy Here but Needy Schools Editor, Mr. Kaylin voted against giving FC City Schools a larger portion of the unexpected surplus because of the financial storm clouds in Europe? He also mentioned the bankruptcies in California. I assume we don’t have a Falls Church bankuptcy pending but we […]

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Letters to the Editor: July 25 – August 1, 2012

July 25, 2012 10:49 PM0 comments

Lincoln Avenue Zoning Decisions Irk Local Citizens Editor, Monday evening I attended the City Council meeting where several citizens including myself addressed our concerns regarding residential zoning decisions on Lincoln Avenue that appear to be detrimental to the future of our city. More disturbing is the City’s apparent disregard for […]

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Letters to the Editor: July 19 – 25, 2012

July 19, 2012 7:28 PM0 comments

Where Were F.C. Water’s Back Up Generators? Editor, Could Falls Church City officials please provide a report on how their water system back up generators worked during the outage? The FCNP’s front page article on the “scathing indictment of Dominion Power” failed to mention anything about back up generators. Falls Church […]

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Letters to the Editor: July 12 – 18, 2012

July 12, 2012 3:00 PM0 comments

Thanks to All Who Helped In Wake of Big Storm Editor, Kudos to our Public Works department after the massive tree damage during the June 29 storm. I thought, “This will take weeks to clear all of the branches that we have already brought out to the street area for […]

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Letters to the Editor: July 5 – 11, 2012

July 5, 2012 2:00 PM0 comments

Commends F.C. for Response to Storm’s Aftermath Editor, I must commend the City of Falls Church for its handling of the power outage this past week-end. By opening the community center to citizens for charging necessary cell phones, entertainment, games and activities, and oh yes. . .air conditioning and showers. […]

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Letters to the Editor: June 28, 2012 – July 4, 2012

June 28, 2012 2:00 PM0 comments

Kudos to FCNP for Article on Stuart’s Jones Editor, Thanks for the great article by Leslie Poster on retiring J.E.B. Stuart High School principal Pamela Jones. I don’t know how Stuart High will function without her.

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Letters to the Editor: June 21 – 27, 2012

June 21, 2012 2:30 PM0 comments

Kudos to Moran for Helping Keep Chesapeake Clean Editor, One of my favorite things Falls Church is its access to nature – many of us live within easy walking distance of creekside trails. Clean rivers and streams are not only important for our quality of life, they’re also vital to […]

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Letters to the Editor: June 14 – 20, 2012

June 14, 2012 3:00 PM0 comments

 F.C. Water Suit Coming from Fairfax Residents Editor, On Monday, in a “first reading” discussion that lasted less than five minutes, City Council continued its tradition of treating the city’s Fairfax County customers as its personal ATM machine by seizing $1 million of ratepayer contributed revenues (The final decision is […]

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