The League’s presence in Falls Church began on May 1, 1951, and since that time, has been extraordinarily active in a range of issues surrounding the City and its residents.
In two separate articles [last] week, the News-Press refers to legislation, but doesn’t get it quite right.
It is ludicrous that Levine characterizes the current amendment as the “Republicans’ constitutional amendment,” when the provisions he opposes were part of the amendment sponsored by Democratic Sens.
It’s just not right to harm local entrepreneurs, or potentially drive them out of business, all for the sake of an insatiable appetite for tax revenue.
Our family of four is thrilled to have at least one organic and healthy store in the city of ours that homes one of the wealthiest households in the whole country.
We have a Whole Foods market 2.5 miles from the proposed new one! I would much rather keep Clare and Don’s and Thompson in business than have another supermarket in this area.
I urge the F.C. City Council to adopt stronger measures for preserving more trees on residential property including both incentives and restrictions as recommended by the Urban Forestry Commission.
Regarding the article in the Nov. 14 issue on the new school construction and shooting drills, unfortunately there is no evidence that ALICE works and much evidence that school shooting drills don’t work.
If we are really an inclusive and diverse community, as we claim to be, then we include diversity of thought and opinion.
A drive around Arlington and D.C. provides an abundance of examples of the dangers posed by these devices in particular to sight- and mobility-impaired individuals, especially when parked in a way that blocks a sidewalk or street corner.