“As we try to navigate school openings in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic — with mixed success so far — our elected officials should show that same respect to the concerns of our own teachers…”
“There is a profound difference between employment and service. Dick McCall’s career is a splendid example of public service in its finest sense.”
“Jen Smith’s recent letter ‘W&OD Trail Renovations Denude Path’s Natural Feel’ got it all wrong.”
I saw the recent destruction of all the vines and foliage along the bike trail from Great Falls to Grove St. It was rather disturbing to see after 40 years of that being there.
Small businesses make Falls Church special. But there is another small business that is being ignored in the conversation and whose continued existence depends on the Broad & Washington project getting built — Creative Cauldron.
“If adequate consideration is not given to these small local businesses in this process, their future is greatly in doubt which in my opinion would do great harm to the fabric of our community.”
Letters to the Editor: August 6 – 12, 2020 Odd Time To Bring Up Gun Ban On F.C. City Property Editor, Falls Church is considering an ordinance to ban the carrying of firearms in certain City venues. Because of all the talk about defunding and/or reforming the police, it seems […]
As a City of Falls Church resident, I strongly encourage the City Council to consider and adopt the Most Restrictive option (#4) regarding an ordinance to prohibit the possession, carrying or transportation of firearms in public in buildings owned, leased, or used by the City as well as in parks, recreational or community facilities owned or used by the City.
I’m afraid that the News-Press (and possibly the Falls Church City Public Schools Superintendent as well) have misinterpreted the survey filled out by parents regarding a return to school.
There’s a plaque in Falls Church that commemorates the “Hangman’s Tree” where suspected Union spies were hanged during the Civil War. The tree itself no longer exists, but the plaque remains. The News-Press has called for its removal, calling it “a veritable noose.” I’m not sure how I feel about this.