Letters to the Editor: Ask F.C. Candidates Their Strategies on Development

October 22, 2015 11:18 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 22 – 28, 2015   Ask F.C. Candidates Their Strategies on Development Editor, It seems as if we are entering yet another Council election that is centered around tired, pointless debates between “mixed use” and “100% commercial” development. Here is a singular fact about this that […]

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Letters to the Editor: Kudos to Beyer For Fight For Animal Protection

October 15, 2015 1:33 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 14 – 21, 2015   Kudos to Beyer For Fight For Animal Protection Editor, When former Rep. Jim Moran announced his retirement, I was skeptical that we could find another leader for Virginia’s 8th district as dedicated to animal welfare issues as he was. Despite taking […]

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Letters to the Editor: Development Should Enhance Livability in F.C.

October 8, 2015 11:19 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 8 – 14, 2015   Development Should Enhance Livability in F.C. Editor, In response to the recent guest commentary, I think that Mr. McCommons missed the whole point on comments from residents who are concerned with the rapid development of the City. What some citizens are […]

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Letters to the Editor: Execution of Intellectually Disabled Inmate is Wrong

October 1, 2015 9:05 AM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: October 1 -7, 2015   Execution of Intellectually Disabled Inmate is Wrong Editor, Our Commonwealth is preparing to commit an irreversible wrong: the execution of Mr. Alfredo Prieto on Thursday, October 1, at 9 p.m. Mr. Prieto, who has been found to have IQ scores of […]

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Letters to the Editor: Why Not Move Mt. Daniel To F.C. City Hall Site?

September 24, 2015 9:52 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 24 – 30, 2015   Why Not Move Mt. Daniel To F.C. City Hall Site? Editor, Upon the announcement of another request for deferral of the Fairfax County Planning Commission vote, I felt compelled to write. At a recent PTA meeting, Dr. Toni Jones was asked when […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. GOP Not Behind Anonymous Ads

September 17, 2015 10:41 AM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: September 17 – 23, 2015   F.C. GOP Not Behind Anonymous Ads Editor, Do we have quirky confusion? The Falls Church Republican Committee has been asked if we Republicans, or our chairman, Ken Feltman, are behind the advertisements being run in the News-Press under the banner “Smart […]

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Letters to the Editor: The Fate of Our Trees In The Little City

September 10, 2015 10:08 AM2 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 10 – 16, 2015   The Fate of Our Trees In The Little City Editor, When we moved here 30 years ago, residents were very proud of their trees and these seemed to be fairly well protected; this was a tree-loving town and potential projects took […]

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Letters to the Editor: Won’t Stick Around If F.C. Becomes Tysons III

September 3, 2015 11:25 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: September 3 – 9, 2015   Won’t Stick Around If F.C. Becomes Tysons III Editor, Rational responses to earlier News-Press front page articles gave me solace when your publication served once again as the unofficial propaganda arm of all things development in Falls Church City. The concerns […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Could Use More Anti-Development ‘Bias’

August 27, 2015 1:38 PM6 comments

Letters to the Editor: August 27 – September 2, 2015   F.C. Could Use More Anti-Development ‘Bias’ Editor, As a 36-year resident of the Falls Church community, I marvel at the “any growth is good” mindset of the city’s current leaders. That view is slavishly endorsed in issue after issue […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion

August 20, 2015 12:59 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: August 20 – 26, 2015   F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion Editor, The opposition to the proposed expansion of Mt. Daniel Elementary School has important aspects that have not been properly discussed in the News-Press. It should not be a surprise if the […]

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