Letters to the Editor: Tone Down ‘Mean-Spirited’ H.S. Sports Reporting

April 14, 2016 2:28 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 14 – 20, 2016   Tone Down ‘Mean-Spirited’ H.S. Sports Reporting Editor, I enjoy the News-Press coverage of George Mason sports by our budding young reporters. But let’s have them dial the smugness down a notch. Writing about two uber-blowouts by our boys’ soccer team, Matt […]

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Letters to the Editor: Frustrated With Continued Predatory Towing in F.C.

April 7, 2016 11:37 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 7 – 13, 2016   Frustrated With Continued Predatory Towing in F.C. Editor, I am writing to express my extreme frustration with the continued practice of predatory towing within Falls Church City and urge both the city and the Virginia state government to enact provisions […]

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Letters to the Editor: Developers in it for Profits, Not the Common Good

March 31, 2016 1:23 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 31 – April 6, 2016   Developers in it for Profits, Not the Common Good Editor, I am heartened to see the increasing number of opposing letters to the editor and negative comments on the ever-increasing number of new commercial projects in our city. Sadly, […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Budget Disingenuous On School Enrollment

March 24, 2016 1:49 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 24 – 30, 2016   F.C. Budget Disingenuous On School Enrollment Editor, As an annual ritual, the citizens of Falls Church again are faced with an ever-increasing budget and proposed tax rate increase despite a substantial increase in new development. The schools once more contribute greatly to […]

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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in response to a letter published in the March 10-16, 2016 edition of the News-Press, titled “Why Support a Costly & Outdated School System?”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Letters to the Editor: Why Support a Costly & Outdated School System?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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