Letters to the Editor: December 5 – 11, 2013

December 5, 2013 11:33 AM0 comments

 Too Late to Save Tree in West End Park Plan? Editor, The West End Park Master Plan has been funded, after all these years. A skateboard park and set of concrete paths will soon open. We fought to save West End Park, to keep this open space, so rare now in […]

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Letters to the Editor: November 28 – December 4, 2013

November 28, 2013 11:38 AM0 comments

I would like to take a moment to remind people of the meaning of the big red signs on the corners of streets and intersections both here in our city and all across the country. Those big red signs say “Stop,” and that is exactly what they mean.

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Letters to the Editor: November 21 – 27, 2013

November 21, 2013 10:51 AM6 comments

 There’s Nothing Wrong With J.E.B. Stuart Name Editor, For some reason, I must respond to the Letter to the Editor regarding changing the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School. The letter was filled with errors of fact, but I will just mention two of them here and then move on. J.E.B. […]

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November 14, 2013 12:37 PM6 comments

In 1859 at Harper’s Ferry, J.E.B. Stuart knocked abolitionist John Brown out cold, taking his knife as a trophy.

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Letters to the Editor: November 7 – 13, 2013

November 7, 2013 1:02 PM6 comments

I’m writing to correct an error in last week’s editorial concerning the history of Virginia’s governors elections.

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Letters to the Editor: October 31 – November 6, 2013

October 31, 2013 11:17 AM0 comments

I am concerned with the City Council’s delay of the opportunity to replace the Burger King with an assisted living project that could support nearby local businesses.

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Letters to the Editor: October 24 – 30, 2103

October 24, 2013 8:48 AM0 comments

Only once in a generation, or even two, will you see the likes of Jessie Thackrey. She and her husband, Franklin, helped found the City of Falls Church. I have seldom seen a citizen in any community who gave so much of her life to the development of the Falls Church public school system. Falls Church has lost a founding citizen. I have lost a dear friend.

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Letters to the Editor: October 17 – 23, 2013

October 17, 2013 7:38 AM4 comments

 Teen Puzzled by Paralysis Over Health Care Issue Editor, My name is Noor and I am a 15 year old American. I was born and raised in Northern Virginia and I’ve always been proud to call America my home. Until now. I still am proud of my country, don’t get […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 10 – 16, 2013

October 10, 2013 1:30 PM1 comment

 F.C. Upgrades Should Include Bike Campaign Editor, I endorse the three excellent recommendations made last month by David Blanchard in his Letter to the Editor on improvements to Falls Church. In addition to his suggestions of underground power and high-speed communication lines, free Wi-Fi for the City and upgrades to the […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 3 – 9, 2013

October 3, 2013 10:18 AM0 comments

I am writing regarding the News-Press article published in last week’s edition entitled, “Habitat of NoVa builds F.C. Home for Family in Need.” I commend and admire the work of the organization Habitat for Humanity. I am so happy for the family that will move into this new home on Douglass Avenue. However, to characterize that community as Tinner Hill is inaccurate.

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