Letters to the Editor: Thanks to Our Friends & Neighbors for Support

December 29, 2016 12:49 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 29, 2016 – January 4, 2017   Thanks to Our Friends & Neighbors for Support Editor, To our friends and neighbors, We are overwhelmed with the generosity, support, and kindness that you have shared with us after the fire that destroyed our home on December 17. […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Leaders Have Outdated Approach to City Schools

December 22, 2016 12:50 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 22 – 28, 2016   F.C. Leaders Have Outdated Approach to City Schools Editor, Regarding the proposed tax increase, there are numerous residents of this city who are on fixed incomes! We pay taxes also! This amount of increase would be catastrophic for us especially for […]

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Letters to the Editor: Left-Wing Hypocrisy in News-Press Editorial

December 15, 2016 11:29 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 15 – 21, 2016   Left-Wing Hypocrisy in News-Press Editorial Editor, In the November 23 News-Press, the editor treated us with a harangue on sanctuary cities, proudly proclaiming that Falls Church, is, or should be, one. Mean spirited, alt-right, hateful, bigoted, all terms used to describe […]

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Letters to the Editor: Questions for City Leaders On New School Project

December 8, 2016 11:58 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 8 – 14, 2016   Questions for City Leaders On New School Project Editor, In the November 25 edition, Nicholas Benton wrote, “In just a few months, the Falls Church Council and School Board are going to have to agree on how much they are willing […]

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Letters to the Editor: Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill

December 1, 2016 11:15 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 1 – 7, 2016   Predatory Towing Going On at Winter Hill Editor, I am objecting to the new predatory towing practices in the Winter Hill area of S. Virginia Ave. and James St. Nine p.m. to 6 a.m.? Seven day a week? Parking on the […]

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Letters to the Editor: Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor?

November 25, 2016 11:21 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 24 – 30, 2016    Is Rep. Beyer Sincere About Helping the Poor? Editor, I accept Don Beyer’s view of why Democrats lost big. He was right to a point. Potential U.S. Supreme Court nominations also influenced Catholics and Evangelicals to vote heavily against Clinton. However, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Committed to Celebrating Diversity in The Little City

November 17, 2016 12:17 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 17 – 23, 2016   Committed to Celebrating Diversity in The Little City Editor, In light of recent events in our country, we have heard from many in the community who are coping with real fear and anxiety about their futures. As members of the leadership […]

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Letters to the Editor: Meals Tax Would Not Have Been Enough

November 10, 2016 8:32 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 10 – 16, 2017   Meals Tax Would Not Have Been Enough Editor, I fully agree with Mr. Andrle’s Letter to the Editor in last week’s edition in which he states in his letter “Virginia counties rely too heavily on property taxes for revenue.” Let’s be […]

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Letters to the Editor: Meals Tax is Better Than Higher Property Taxes

November 3, 2016 1:37 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 3 – 9, 2016   Meals Tax is Better Than Higher Property Taxes Editor, As a fiscal conservative, to me it’s pretty simple – the meals tax is one of the only tools we have as an alternative to property taxes. It’s widely agreed that Virginia counties […]

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Letters to the Editor: Spending Has Merit, But Must Be Done Responsibly

October 27, 2016 1:35 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 27 – November 2, 2016   Spending Has Merit, But Must Be Done Responsibly Editor, Bob LaJeunesse made some good points in his guest commentary last week, such as extending borrowing durations, use of the rainy day fund, and taking advantage of low interest rates to […]

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