I prepared myself for what I believed would be a game effort with a trove of miscues and false starts but also valiant efforts on the part of the first graders and adults involved. What we witnessed and enjoyed to the bone was excellence.
Letters to the Editor: April 11 – 17, 2019 VDOT Should Allow Localities Care for Streets Editor, The Virginia Department of Transportation is in competition with its Maryland counterpart, Baltimore-Washington Parkway pothole severity, as it fails to take care of neighborhood streets. The Greenway Downs community has streets with grass […]
Letters to the Editor: April 4 – 10, 2019 Editor, I am the previous owner of Art’s Tavern/Mark’s Pub. I owned the Tavern for five years. I want to verify some facts and comment on the article “Rebirth of Marks Pub.” To verify facts about Art’s “iteration” refer to the […]
Letters to the Editor: March 28 – April 3, 2019 Please Get Facts Straight On City of F.C. Tax Rates Editor, Your paper promotes the virtues of Falls Church City, which is fine, but please stop making false statements about the taxes here. In your March 14 edition, you say […]
Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27, 2019 F.C. Should Prioritize Affordable Housing Editor, In 25 happy years in Falls Church I have only written the City on a very few occasions. I am moved to write this time by the editorial, “Add Housing to the City Budget.” From […]
Letters to the Editor: March 14 – 20, 2019 Broad St. Construction Is Hurting Falls Church Small Businesses Editor, New projects along Broad St were granted many incentives. Now with traffic restricted to only one lane in each direction, drivers are trying to avoid the area thus making it difficult […]
Letters to the Editor: March 7 – 13, 2019 How Much Community With F.C. Sacrifice? Editor, Sometimes a quick skim of a local paper says a lot about a town’s values. Articles in the Feb 21-27 issue of the News-Press (“FC Demographic Bombshell: Households with Kids Down,” “FC School Board […]
A Fairfax resident recently wrote a vile, xenophobic letter to the editor disparaging senate candidate Yasmine Taeb. This type of language is corrosive to our democracy.
Letters to the Editor: February 21 – 27, 2019 Taeb’s Passion, Ambition Not Enough for Senate Seat Editor, I am writing in response to Yasmine Taeb’s “I’m Running Because We Need a New Virginia Way” in the Feb. 7-13 Falls Church News-Press. As an immigrant to this country, she is […]
I wish to disagree with the recent Letter to Editor requesting a name change to the 75-year-old name of Falls Church High School