Letters to the Editor: Security, Law Enforcement Needs Must Be Met in F.C.

June 1, 2017 12:16 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 1 – 7, 2017   Security, Law Enforcement Needs Must Be Met in F.C. Editor, As a former military police officer with over 30 years experience in security and law enforcement operations, I was set back some on the news of the renovation at City Hall […]

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Letters to the Editor: Media Has ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

May 25, 2017 12:37 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 25 – 31, 2017   Media Has ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ Editor, For those who watch or read the mainstream media, the newest comedy routine these days is Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS), wonderfully on display in the May 11-17 column by the editor. If laughing is […]

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Letters to the Editor: Falls Church Has Rare Development Opportunity

May 18, 2017 12:41 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 18 – 24, 2017   Falls Church Has Rare Development Opportunity Editor, I agree completely with the sentiments in your editorial in last week’s edition. I would like to add some of my perspectives on the subject. Falls Church, unlike the surrounding Virginia and Maryland Counties, […]

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Letters to the Editor: It Needs to be Easier to Dispose Prescription Meds

May 11, 2017 12:25 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 11 – 17, 2017   It Needs to be Easier to Dispose Prescription Meds Editor, It was great that folks could turn in their unwanted prescription pills at City Hall on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day last week. But here is the reality. If we want […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Schools are Taxing, Outdated & Unsustainable

May 4, 2017 2:05 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 4 – 10, 2017   F.C. Schools are Taxing, Outdated & Unsustainable Editor, It is time for Falls Church citizens to realize our school system is outdated, unsustainable and extremely taxing for our residents! I salute Mayor David Tarter, Mr. Phil Duncan and Mr. Dan Sze […]

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Letters to the Editor: Trump Budget Proposal Would Hurt F.C. Library

April 27, 2017 12:09 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 27 – May 3, 2017    Trump Budget Proposal Would Hurt F.C. Library Editor, The federal budget for 2018, which the Trump administration is in the process of rolling out, includes a proposal to eliminate the federally-funded Institute of Museum and Library Services. This will have […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Aren’t There More After-Hours Parking Lots?

April 20, 2017 9:15 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 20 – 26, 2017   Why Aren’t There More After-Hours Parking Lots? Editor, I occasionally eat dinner at various establishments on Broad Street (West and East). I recently ran into the “Towing Vultures” (cost is/was $160) that hover over the parking areas surrounding West and East […]

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Letters to the Editor: We Must Think Differently About Elementary Schools

April 13, 2017 12:38 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 13 – 19, 2017   We Must Think Differently About Elementary Schools Editor, Fairfax County’s approval of the Mount Daniel expansion was secured largely by a promised enrollment cap of 660 students. This cap affects our ability to continue housing whole grades within one school building. […]

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Letters to the Editor: Questions Arise After News of Building Proposal

April 6, 2017 11:10 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 6 – 12, 2017   Questions Arise After News of Building Proposal Editor, As a long-time reader of the News-Press, I offer the following observation: The editor-in-chief has never heard of a high-rise, concrete and glass box proposed for placement in or near “downtown” that he […]

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Letters to the Editor: On the Planning for F.C.’s Women’s Walk

March 30, 2017 1:45 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: March 30 – April 5, 2017   On the Planning for F.C.’s Women’s Walk Editor, Planning for the Women’s Walk began in February after Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation realized there were no plans to recognize Women’s History Month in the city. I envisioned an event to highlight […]

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