Letters to the Editor: F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian- Friendly Areas Around D.C.

September 29, 2016 11:17 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 29 – October 5, 2016   F.C. 1 of Least Pedestrian-Friendly Areas Around D.C. Editor, As an avid dog walker and runner living in the Mt. Daniels area, I read with dismay the recent, self-congratulatory guest commentary by Stewart Schwartz which touted Falls Church’s “walkable urbanism.” […]

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Letters to the Editor: Hire Tyrone Byrd as New Schools Superintendent

September 22, 2016 11:17 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 22 – 28, 2016   Hire Tyrone Byrd as New  Schools Superintendent Editor, In light of the news about Dr. Toni Jones’ resignation as Superintendent of the Falls Church school system, I want to voice my support for a candidate to replace her. Dr. Tyrone Byrd […]

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Letters to the Editor: $1 Million for Traffic Calming in Falls Church? Calming?

September 15, 2016 11:28 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 15 – 21, 2016   $1 Million for Traffic Calming in Falls Church? Editor, I was shocked to read in Mayor Tarter’s “State of the City” interview that “the City is going to be spending about a million dollars on… traffic calming” at Big Chimneys Park (presumably, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Stop Glorifying Someone Complaining About U.S.

September 8, 2016 11:31 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 8 – 14, 2016   Stop Glorifying Someone Complaining About U.S. Editor, If nothing else, Colin Kaepernick deserves praise for accomplishing something I would have never imagined possible – having Nicholas Benton say something remotely positive about anything regarding the NFL! Unfortunately, Kaepernick’s recent gestures to not […]

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Letters to the Editor: Problems Come With New City of F.C. Developement

September 1, 2016 1:43 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 1 – 7, 2016   Problems Come With New City of F.C. Development Editor, I take great issue with your Editorial last week regarding the much lauded development for the little city. Indeed it is very clear that the people who love the new development are […]

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Letters to the Editor: Climate Letter Filled With Pseudoscience, Semantics

August 25, 2016 8:23 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 25 – 31, 2016   Climate Letter Filled With Pseudoscience, Semantics Editor, To me, the News-Press is a place for hard hitting news about my community, especially for elementary school politics, little league scores, and locating the best frozen yogurt toppings. Then came the August 18-24 […]

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Letters to the Editor: Obama’s Clean Power Plan is Only Symbolic

August 18, 2016 10:03 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 18 – 24, 2016   Obama’s Clean Power Plan is Only Symbolic Editor, In last week’s guest commentary, it is classic 1984 doublespeak for the campaign organizers for Environment Virginia to refer to carbon dioxide, the only emissions controlled by President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, as […]

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Letters to the Editor: No Justification to Deny Family Right to Develop

August 11, 2016 11:22 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 11 – 17, 2016   No Justification to Deny Family Right to Develop Editor, This was an open reminder to the Falls Church City Council prior to its vote Monday to change the land use designation of the Fellows property at 604 S. Oak Street: My […]

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Letters to the Editor: We Need the 3T Bus Line Back to Falls Church

August 4, 2016 12:40 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 4 – 10, 2016   We Need the 3T Bus Line Back to Falls Church Editor, I just got off work at Arlington Police Department Central Records where I put in an 11 hour day which I do on an average of three to four days a […]

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Letters to the Editor: Letter Criticizing Beyer Was Silly & Illogical

July 28, 2016 1:10 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 28 – August 3, 2016   Letter Criticizing Beyer Was Silly & Illogical Editor, I’ve read some silly and ridiculous Letters to the Editor, but the recent letter published in last week’s issue goes beyond the pale. The letter, “Beyer Business Not Necessarily More Virtuous,” criticizing […]

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