Letters to the Editor: F.C. Schools Not Initiated Due to Bigotry, Racism, Fear

March 17, 2016 11:48 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 17 – 23, 2016   F.C. Schools Not Initiated Due to Bigotry, Racism, Fear Editor, I am writing in response to a letter published in the March 10-16, 2016 edition of the News-Press, titled “Why Support a Costly & Outdated School System?” In particular I would […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Support a Costly & Outdated School System?

March 10, 2016 12:15 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 10 – 16, 2016   Why Support a Costly & Outdated School System? Editor, The school superintendent totally disregarded Wayne Shields’ request for a zero-growth budget. She ignored citizen input last year when 62 percent of respondents voted not to select any of her requests and […]

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Letters to the Editor: Yes, Predatory Towing Hurts Local Merchants

March 3, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 3 – 9, 2016   Yes, Predatory Towing Hurts Local Merchants Editor, Yes, local merchants, Roger Freeley is correct that predatory towing hurts local businesses. I learned my predatory towing lesson the expensive way. Occasionally we had been visiting restaurants in the Ballston area until once […]

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Letters to the Editor: Predatory Towing is Hurting F.C. Businesses

February 25, 2016 11:42 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 25 – March 2, 2016   Predatory Towing is Hurting F.C. Businesses Editor, I was appalled at the articles in the News-Press about predatory towing in downtown Falls Church. Because I have no wish for my short shopping trip to result in several hundred dollars for towing […]

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Letters to the Editor: Ensuring Guns Are Kept Out of Criminal Hands

February 18, 2016 9:21 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 18 – 24, 2016   Ensuring Guns Are Kept Out of Criminal Hands Editor, I am writing to commend David Synder for his commentary last month on guns in America. I was invited to the White House for the Executive Actions announcement in January and can definitively […]

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Letters to the Editor: The State Theatre Should Think More About Acts It Books

February 11, 2016 9:53 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 11 – 17, 2016   The State Theatre Should Think More About Acts It Books Editor, The State Theatre shooting will not affect my decision to attend shows there in the future. I have been going to the State Theatre for the past 15 years. I […]

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Letters to the Editor: Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers

February 4, 2016 11:33 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: February 4 – 10, 2016   Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers Editor, In the first School Board meeting of the year, I proposed that the Falls Church schools survey employees on job satisfaction and to obtain feedback on school needs. The School Board may […]

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Letters to the Editor: Thanks for Stranger’s Help While Stranded

January 28, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 28 – February 3, 2016   Thanks for Stranger’s Help While Stranded Editor, Often I read heartwarming stories about strangers helping those in need. Never did I expect myself to become a beneficiary so soon. On Wednesday evening, before the projected weekend snowstorm, I was stuck on […]

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Letters to the Editor: Taking a Step & Changing Attitudes on Gun Violence

January 21, 2016 9:35 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 21 – 27, 2016   Taking a Step & Changing Attitudes on Gun Violence Editor, We have all seen too many reports of shootings and gun-related violence in communities in Virginia, across the United States and now in the City of Falls Church early Monday morning. […]

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Letters to the Editor: Thank You for Editorial On Football & Concussions

January 14, 2016 11:31 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 14 – 20, 2016   Thank You for Editorial On Football & Concussions Editor, Thank you for raising the question of why the Falls Church City School Board endorses brain damage via the sponsorship and promotion of organized football. The question for the School Board and […]

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