Letters to the Editor: Falls Church Sidewalks Need Improvement

December 14, 2017 3:01 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 14 – 20, 2017   Falls Church Sidewalks Need Improvement Editor, It is nice to see all the upgraded street crossings that the City has completed this past year, but what about the sidewalks? I enjoy walking every day on our City’s wonderful network of […]

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Letters to the Editor: ‘Zero Energy’ School Will Save Money in Long Run

December 7, 2017 3:29 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: December 7 – 13, 2017   ‘Zero Energy’ School Will Save Money in Long Run Editor, Kudos to Falls Church City Public Schools for incorporating environmental sustainability into the George Mason High School RFQ, envisioning a George Mason that is LEED Gold certified, includes a geothermal […]

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Letters to the Editor: Stick to Local Items in Community News & Notes

November 30, 2017 12:03 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 30 – December 6, 2017   Stick to Local Items in Community News & Notes Editor, Many of your readers enjoy reading “Community News & Notes” in the News-Press to learn what’s going on in Falls Church, our community. So I was surprised to see […]

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Letters to the Editor: Double Parking Should Be Prohibited on Broad St.

November 22, 2017 10:52 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 23 – 29. 2017   Double Parking Should Be Prohibited on Broad St. Editor, I’ve witnessed, on a more and more regular basis, delivery trucks double parked on W. Broad St. for extended periods, impeding already slow traffic. Once, two were double parked within a […]

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Letters to the Editor: Drivers, Bikers, Walkers: All Need to Pay Attention

November 16, 2017 12:31 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 16 – 22, 2017   Drivers, Bikers, Walkers: All Need to Pay Attention Editor, Scot Walker’s recent letter to the editor about cyclists violating traffic laws nearly hitting him reminded me of an article I read in The Washington Post in 2015. It was written […]

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Letters to the Editor: Now That Election is Over, Time to Get to Work

November 9, 2017 11:28 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 9 – 15, 2017   Now That Election is Over, Time to Get to Work Editor, I’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you the Falls Church community for participating in this week’s election. Thank you for your confidence in me and your vote to […]

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Letters to the Editor: November 2 – 8, 2017

November 2, 2017 2:00 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: November 2 – 8, 2017   Be Informed on F.C.’s School Bond Referendum Editor, This addresses your biased and myopic editorial from Oct. 19. I support growth, development etc. but, seek well-designed plans that consider equally all citizens’ interests without harming those who have limited time, […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 26 – November 1, 2017

October 26, 2017 2:00 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 26 – November 1, 2017   Call for Tolerance During & After November Election Editor, “Believe it or not, reasonable people can disagree on issues…. It would be shameful and ironic if the discussions about the education of our future leaders are full of vitriol, […]

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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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