Letters to the Editor: Only the City to Blame for F.C.’s Parking Problems

August 30, 2018 11:06 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 30 – September 5, 2018   Only the City to Blame for F.C.’s Parking Problems Editor, I am astounded at the parking problems and traffic congestion that seem to be growing on a daily basis in Falls Church. To blame anyone other than the city […]

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Letters to the Editor: New Lower Level Children’s Library Will be Bright, Cheerful

August 23, 2018 12:01 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 23 – 29, 2018   New Lower Level Children’s Library Will be Bright, Cheerful Editor, This responds to two recent letters from readers expressing concerns over our plan to relocate children’s and teens’ activities to an expanded, refurbished lower level in the Mary Riley Styles […]

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Letters to the Editor: Shares Safety Concerns Due to New F.C. Parking

August 16, 2018 12:39 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 16 – 22, 2018   Shares Safety Concerns Due to New F.C. Parking Editor, In a recent letter to the editor, Peter Markham shared his concern over parking conditions in the area of Maple and Park streets that have created a danger to drivers and […]

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Letters to the Editor: Don’t Put the Children’s Library on a Lower Level

August 9, 2018 1:40 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 9 – 15, 2018   Don’t Put the Children’s Library on a Lower Level Editor, I was saddened to read in the Falls Church News-Press dated July 26 that there is a decision pending regarding the placement of the Children’s Library in the near future. […]

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Letters to the Editor: New Park & Maple Parking Make Roads Less Safe

August 2, 2018 9:41 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 2 – 8, 2018   New Park & Maple Parking Make Roads Less Safe Editor, I was driving in Falls Church this week when I nearly struck and injured a young woman with my car. I was driving east on Park Ave. and had slowed […]

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Letters to the Editor: Rt. 28, Medicaid Expansion & Raising Teacher Pay

July 26, 2018 10:50 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 26 – August 1, 2018   Rt. 28, Medicaid Expansion & Raising Teacher Pay Editor, In response to Bob Martin’s letter to the editor last week about my record in the Virginia House of Delegates, you can view the bills I introduced as the chief […]

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Letters to the Editor: We Must Dramatically Reduce Plastic Waste

July 19, 2018 12:24 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 19 – 25, 2018   We Must Dramatically Reduce Plastic Waste Editor, Last month, we were reminded in the Our Man in Arlington column that, while Arlington has one of the country’s highest recycling rates, plastic bags, foam cups and plates, and Keurig coffee pods […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Do Revenue Formulas Change Mid-Project?

July 12, 2018 10:30 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 12 – 18, 2018   Why Do Revenue Formulas Change Mid-Project? Editor, At the Planning Commission meeting on July 2, chair Russell Wodiska asked a critical question: If the commercial property of Founder’s Row has been reduced (by over 40 percent), how could revenue projections […]

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Letters to the Editor: More on Falls Church’s ‘Hangman’s Tree’

July 5, 2018 11:04 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 5 – 11, 2018   More on Falls Church’s ‘Hangman’s Tree’ Editor, I enjoyed Estelle Timar-Wilcox’s piece in the News-Press last week on the “Legend of Civil War Era ‘Hangman’s Tree.” Allow me to add footnote. The historic plaque you reported correctly was prepared in […]

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Letters to the Editor: Kudos to F.C. for RFP’s Environmental Targets

June 28, 2018 1:40 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 28 – July 4, 2018   Kudos to F.C. for RFP’s Environmental Targets Editor, Congratulations to the Falls Church City Council and staff for including strong environmental targets in the West Falls Church Economic Development Project RFP. In addition to walkable, pedestrian, bike-friendly streets, the […]

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