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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Letters to the Editor: J.E.B. Stuart Should Be Renamed NAACP High

August 10, 2017 11:54 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 10 – 16, 2017   J.E.B. Stuart Should Be Renamed NAACP High Editor, In light of the decision made by the Fairfax County School Board on July 27, 2017 to move forward with renaming the J.E.B. Stuart High School without consulting the local community, perhaps […]

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Letters to the Editor: Sze Commentary Shows Leadership Is the Problem

August 3, 2017 2:16 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 3 – 9, 2017    Sze Commentary Shows Leadership Is the Problem Editor, Like the majority of our local citizens, I’m a strong proponent of excellent schools, and have followed closely over the past few years as citizens and officials alike have worked tirelessly to […]

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Letters to the Editor: Editor Should Apologize For Calling Us ‘Chintzier’

July 27, 2017 3:30 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 27 – August 2, 2017   Editor Should Apologize For Calling Us ‘Chintzier’ Editor, I think that the editor and publisher of the News-Press can be forgiven for not reading the Washington Post thoroughly on a regular basis. He has a newspaper to run. He […]

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Letters to the Editor: Development Impact on Neighbors Will be Huge

July 20, 2017 12:37 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 20 – 26, 2017   Development Impact on Neighbors Will be Huge Editor, The Falls Church City Council might want to further examine the impact of the George Mason High School site density and building height on residential neighborhoods. In your article about the school site, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year

July 13, 2017 11:27 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 13 – 19, 2017   Guns Kills More Virginians Than Vehicles Each Year Editor, Although Falls Church City was blessed with no motor vehicle-related deaths in 2016, as reported in the July 6, Falls Church News-Press, “F.C. Lauded for No Traffic Fatalities in 2016,” we should […]

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Letters to the Editor: Excited About Aldi But Don’t Overlook Halalco

July 6, 2017 2:27 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: July 6 – 12, 2017   Excited About Aldi But Don’t Overlook Halalco Editor, I am delighted to know that we will soon have a new and interesting supermarket on the east side of Falls Church. Aldi sounds like a welcome addition to the neighborhood. They […]

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