Letters to the Editor: F.C. Anglicans Were Not Expelled from Church

July 9, 2015 10:37 AM0 comments

  Letters to the Editor: July 9 – 15, 2015   F.C. Anglicans Were Not Expelled from Church Editor, When I saw the headline in the June 25 issue of the News-Press, “Expelled from Historic Church, Anglicans Buy a New Home”, my first thought was “there Nick Benton goes again, rewriting […]

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Letters to the Editor: There is Residential Around F.C.’s New 10 Acres of Land

July 2, 2015 9:34 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 2 – 8, 2015   There is Residential Around F.C.’s New 10 Acres of Land Editor, After decades of stagnation, the “Little City” embarked upon a development phase. The early on, creative approaches to a city center with streetscapes and improved lighting and walkability gave […]

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Letters to the Editor: The Accurate Story Behind The Husky Chef Program

June 25, 2015 11:30 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 25 – July 1, 2015   The Accurate Story Behind The Husky Chef Program Editor, I’ve been disappointed to read articles about the Mary Ellen Henderson Husky Chef competition and see them fail to give credit where credit is due. There have been morning announcement […]

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Letters to the Editor: Forum Gives Candidates Chance to Get Message Out

June 18, 2015 11:21 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 18 – 24, 2015   Forum Gives Candidates Chance to Get Message Out Editor, The first event of the Falls Church election season will be Tuesday, July 21 at 7 p.m., sponsored by the Community Issues Forum. All 14 candidates (five for three City Council seats […]

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Letters to the Editor: Thank You for Opportunity to Serve

June 11, 2015 9:29 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 11 – 17, 2015   Baroukh: Thank You for Opportunity to Serve Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of the City of Falls Church for allowing me to serve on the City Council for the last seven years. A few […]

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Letters to the Editor: LEED Certification is More than ‘Just a Plaque’

June 4, 2015 11:15 AM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: June 4 – 10, 2015   LEED Certification is More than ‘Just a Plaque’ Editor, I was amazed by the comment of Dr. Toni Jones in the News-Press article last week regarding the new Mount Daniel Elementary School not being LEED certified because educating children was more […]

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Letters to the Editor: Commercialized School Environments Aren’t ‘Risky’

May 28, 2015 1:25 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 28 – June 3, 2015   Commercialized School Environments Aren’t ‘Risky’ Editor, I laughed at Lou Mauro’s concern (Falls Church News-Press Guest Commentary, May 21 – 27, 2015) “No Need for New City of F.C. High School Redux”) about schools in “urban commercialized environment.” Has […]

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Letters to the Editor: Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day

May 21, 2015 11:18 AM1 comment

  Letters to the Editor: March 21 – 27,  2015   Take Caution When Parking In F.C. on Memorial Day Editor, I am writing for two reasons in anticipation of the imminent Falls Church Memorial Day celebration on Monday Reason 1: To provide an advance notice intended to remind visitors […]

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Letters to the Editor: Pleased With Planners’ Development Discussion

May 14, 2015 9:07 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 14 – 20, 2015   Pleased With Planners’ Development Discussion Editor, I have to express deep appreciation for the Planning Commission and its lengthy discussion of the Spectrum Development project on Monday night. Numerous important issues and concerns were raised. I was especially pleased to hear […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Schools Shouldn’t Use Food as Teaching Tool

May 7, 2015 11:40 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: May 7 – 13, 2-15   F.C. Schools Shouldn’t Use Food as Teaching Tool Editor, A recent email from Falls Church City Public Schools to parents proudly announced that fourth graders were learning about probability and graphing with M&M’s. I don’t share the school’s enthusiasm for […]

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