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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Letters to the Editor: September 26 – October 2, 2013

September 26, 2013 12:25 PM2 comments

Nicholas Benton’s four part series on the Death of Journalism could not be more ironically accurate.

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Letters to the Editor: September 19 – 25, 2013

September 19, 2013 10:31 AM1 comment

This is a follow-up to a letter about dogs no longer being allowed at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack.

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Letters to the Editor: September 12 – 18, 2013

September 12, 2013 8:33 AM0 comments

My husband, David Eckert, and I lived in the City of Falls Church for 18 years, and we consider it a beloved “home town”. Although we moved to Oregon seven years ago, we still follow the news in Falls Church with great interest.

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Letters to the Editor: September 5 – 11, 2013

September 5, 2013 10:38 AM2 comments

As has been reported, the City is considering a proposal to develop the northeast corner of the intersection of West Broad and North West streets. Physical improvement to this section of Falls Church can be seen as positive and long overdue.

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Letters to the Editor: August 29 – September 4, 2013

August 29, 2013 11:33 AM2 comments

 Parking Ticket Policy ‘Small Minded, Elitist’? Editor, I would like to add a similar story to the letter written last week by Jeff Martinson about street parking in the Little City. A few days after moving into our new home, our excitement was dampened when our cars were ticketed for […]

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