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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Letters to the Editor: Help Save Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean

June 21, 2018 1:54 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 21 – 27, 2018   Help Save Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean Editor, I am afraid that many in our community may be unaware that a beloved local institution, the Claude Moore Colonial Farm in McLean, is slated by the National Park Service to […]

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Letters to the Editor: Where Was the Outrage During Obama Years?

June 14, 2018 2:11 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 14 – 20, 2018   Where Was the Outrage During Obama Years? Editor, Your tag team sermons, Paul Krugman’s “What the Matter with Europe,” and your own “Ray Cohn and Donald Trump,” May 24, page 30 impose on your readers your schizophrenic struggle to decide […]

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Letters to the Editor: Gross Should Listen to Citizens Regarding STLs

June 8, 2018 3:14 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 7 – 13, 2018   Gross Should Listen to Citizens Regarding STLs Editor, As the debate in Fairfax County over legalizing short-term lodging rages on, Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross has cast her ballot in favor. In her News-Press News of Greater Falls Church column […]

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Letters to the Editor: When Will Enough Development Be Enough?

May 31, 2018 12:50 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 31 – June 6, 2018   When Will Enough Development Be Enough? Editor, How much more is it going to take before county and city officials realize that enough is enough regarding continued development. I am referring to the article which appeared in the Editorial […]

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Letters to the Editor: Don’t Ruin Our Community With Big Development

May 24, 2018 12:24 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 24 – 30, 2018   Don’t Ruin Our Community With Big Development Editor, When Falls Church City first made mention of trying to get the Amazon HQ2 Project for the land now occupied by Falls Church schools, they stated in your newspaper that since this […]

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Letters to the Editor: Electric Vehicle Ownership Should Be Higher in F.C.

May 17, 2018 1:19 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 17 – 23, 2018   Electric Vehicle Ownership Should Be Higher in F.C. Editor, At the beginning of 2018, only 0.3 percent of all registered registered vehicles in the City were electric vehicles (EV) and only 7 percent were hybrid vehicles (DMV data). Given our […]

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Letters to the Editor: Misleading Headline Pits Council vs. School Board

May 10, 2018 11:29 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 10 – 16, 2018   Misleading Headline Pits Council vs. School Board Editor, Your headline in the April 26 issue declaring, “F.C. Schools Win 3% COLA in Final Council 7-0 Vote for FY2019 Budget” is both misleading and divisive. It’s misleading because the City Council […]

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