Letters to the Editor: Disappointed By Cancelling Of GMHS School Exchanges

January 7, 2016 11:15 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: January 7 – 13, 2016   Disappointed By Cancelling Of GMHS School Exchanges Editor, It was with dismay and disappointment that I recently learned that school exchanges between George Mason High School and its sister schools in France, Chile and China were canceled by administrative decision. […]

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Letters to the Editor: Stuart’s Mascot Should Be Changed Instead

December 31, 2015 9:34 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 31, 2015 – January 6, 2016   Stuart’s Mascot Should Be Changed Instead Editor, The Fairfax County School Board’s unanimous vote to “OK School Name Changes” does not simply reflect innovation to the school system’s naming policy; it affirmed the primacy of education institutions in crafting the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Mason Row Views Mis-Characterized By FCNP

December 24, 2015 10:41 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 24 – 30, 2015   Mason Row Views Mis-Characterized By FCNP Editor, In the “New F.C. Council Sworn In” article of the last edition of the News-Press, my views were characterized as supporting Mason Row. In fact, those views, expressed as comments to City Council, were […]

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Letters to the Editor: DMV Shouldn’t Move Its Service Center to Barcroft

December 17, 2015 10:58 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 17 – 23, 2015   DMV Shouldn’t Move Its Service Center to Barcroft Editor, The Department of Motor Vehicles plans to relocate its Four Mile Run customer service center to Barcroft Plaza shopping center. As Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross stated in her November 19 News-Press […]

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Letters to the Editor: Neighbor Pleased With Mason Row Plan Progress

December 10, 2015 10:59 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 10 – 16, 2015   Neighbor Pleased With Mason Row Plan Progress Editor, In a News-Press article on the “Campus Redevelopment Project,” Falls Church Manager Wyatt Shields was quoted saying, “I will leave it to others to comment on” why only two developers submitted bids. Let […]

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Letters to the Editor: Election Vote Doesn’t Equal Automatic Development OK

December 3, 2015 10:36 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 3 – 9, 2015   Election Vote Doesn’t Equal Automatic Development OK Editor, I was surprised to read the News-Press headline “Planning Commissioner Calls to Nullify November Election Vote.” This would be outrageous if it were true. Those of us who attended the meeting know it […]

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Letters to the Editor: Editor Should Follow News-Press Platform

November 26, 2015 9:11 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 26 – December 2, 2015   Editor Should Follow News-Press Platform Editor, Every week I see in the News-Press its platform that includes, “Play no favorites, never mix business and editorial policy,” and “Do not let the news columns reflect editorial comment.” And every week I […]

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Letters to the Editor:

November 19, 2015 11:42 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 19 – 25, 2015   Fairfax Water Responds To Eminent Domain News Editor, This letter is in response to the article entitled “Fairfax Water Reveals Plan to Condemn Mosaic-Area Land.” As usual, you have failed to gather the facts prior to writing an article in […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Small Businesses Pay More Than Outside City

November 12, 2015 9:55 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 11 – 17, 2015   F.C. Small Businesses Pay More Than Outside City Editor, It may surprise many City residents to know that while they support mixed-use development – which presumably requires a vibrant business community – the City of Falls Church impairs the viability of […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline

November 5, 2015 9:40 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 5 – 11, 2015   F.C. Library is Facing Rapid, Expensive Decline Editor, This concerns your very interesting Oct. 15 story, “Shields Adamant: Model Shows Big Net Benefit From Mixed Use in F.C.” You paraphrase City Manager Wyatt Shields and economic development chief Rick Goff as […]

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