Letters to the Editor: Warlike Culture Explains Football’s Popularity

October 19, 2017 10:53 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 19 – 25, 2017   Warlike Culture Explains Football’s Popularity Editor, The popularity of “the collective carnage we call football” [Stupid, Angry, White Men, Editorial, October 5-11, 2017] isn’t surprising, since it’s a reflection of the fact that we’re a country at war; now longer […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017

October 12, 2017 2:00 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017   Taking a Stand Against the City’s Bicycle Bullies Editor, Two weeks ago, while I was crossing the street I was nearly run over by a bicyclist who didn’t even slow down at his stop sign. He was so close I […]

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Letters to the Editor: Make an Informed Decision This November

October 5, 2017 11:48 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 5 – 11, 2017   Make an Informed Decision This November Editor, The national headlines these days are full of s​hocking and upsetting news, and even our Little City is grappling with some big decisions. It’s tempting to throw up your hands, lash out, or […]

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Letters to the Editor: Room for Competition In City of Falls Church

September 28, 2017 12:58 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 28 – October 4, 2017   Room for Competition In City of Falls Church Editor, I’ve lived in the City for 23 years and bicycle my way through it on a daily basis. For over 15 years I have used the services of the Bike […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Not Build a 2nd High School in F.C.?

September 21, 2017 11:34 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 21 – 27, 2017   Why Not Build a 2nd High School in F.C.? Editor, Having now lived in the City of Falls Church for three years, it seems as though our schools are in constant crisis as the student population continues to grow. Responding […]

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Letters to the Editor: School Should be Renamed For Barbara Rose Johns

September 14, 2017 4:36 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 14 – 20, 2017   School Should be Renamed For Barbara Rose Johns Editor, It would be great if the Falls Church News-Press would endorse a “Barbara Rose Johns High School” for our community. At the community meeting Saturday, the great majority of participants, and […]

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Letters to the Editor: Lee Was a Traitor & Racist, He Was Not a Gentleman

September 7, 2017 12:17 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 7 – 13, 2017   Lee Was a Traitor & Racist, He Was Not a Gentleman Editor, Last week, Joe Dunn’s letter to the editor stated “I do not know of anyone who ever thought of Robert E. Lee as anything other than a gentleman” […]

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Letters to the Editor: City Examining Annual ‘Civil War Day’ Event

August 31, 2017 12:19 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 31 – September 6, 2017   City Examining Annual ‘Civil War Day’ Event Editor, Regarding the Aug. 17 editorial that raised important questions about the City’s annual Civil War Day – thank you, and we hear you. We are looking at the activities involved in […]

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Letters to the Editor: Issues Remain With Railroad Cottage Proposal

August 24, 2017 3:44 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 24 – 30, 2017   Issues Remain With Railroad Cottage Proposal Editor, Mr. Benton’s coverage of the City Council’s discussion of the Railroad Avenue cottage project seemed incomplete to me. True, the fire at the property on Railroad Ave. showed that emergency vehicles can access […]

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Letters to the Editor: How to Help Heal the Wounds of Slavery

August 17, 2017 12:25 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 17 – 23, 2017   How to Help Heal the Wounds of Slavery Editor, In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, The Falls Church provides an example of how to help heal the wounds of slavery. In February of 2017 — nearly 250 years […]

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