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Letter to the Editor: Who Will Protect River?

To the Editor: For over a month, an abandoned boat named "Group Therapy" out of Washington, D.C. has been tied to trees along the shoreline of the Potomac River next to the George Washington Parkway just south of the exit for Vernon View Drive.

Letter to the Editor: Joyful Feeling

To the Editor: Apparently, next-door neighbor Wendy Kilpatrick and I have enjoyed the same experience with retiring Tom (Santa) Bailey of the Belle View post Office. [“‘Twas the Night before Retirement,” The Gazette, Nov. 6.]

Opinion: Thanksgiving Help for Those in Need

Roll up those sleeves and help.

This week is the week to jump in to help the many organizations that will help needy families through the holidays. Here are a few ideas of how to help, but the opportunities are limitless.

Senior Services:Preparing for Important Conversations can Make all the Difference

As young adults, my brothers and I would always groan when our mother insisted on talking about her end-of-life plans.

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Commentary: It’s the Simple Things for Many Seniors

One of the best parts of my job is meeting so many interesting, nice people in our great city.

Commentary:Blame Local Governance for Police Secrecy

Police shootings where civilians are killed (or wounded) are assumed to occur while protecting the public-at-large, as well as the officer(s) involved. When the public seeks to learn the circumstances of such shootings, police officials lock up the files and send out their spokesperson to say they can reveal nothing, forever.

Commentary:A New Chapter: Goodbyes Are Never Easy

Since coming to Inova Alexandria Hospital as chief executive officer nearly 7 years ago, I have been privileged to lead our dedicated physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers in providing the best quality care to this community.

Editorial: Thanksgiving Help for Those in Need

Roll up those sleeves and help.

This week is the week to jump in to help the many organizations that will help needy families through the holidays. Here are a few ideas of how to help, but the opportunities are limitless. More than 236,000 people living in the area do not have access to enough food to sustain an active, healthy life for all members of their households, according to Catholic Charities. That is to say, more than a quarter of a million people, including many children, go hungry on a regular basis.

Commentary: From Polarization to Compromise

The outcome of the most recent elections demonstrates once again how divided we are as a nation and as a state. The clearest winner is gridlock as it is hard to see how progress can be made by Congress on important issues that await resolution.

Thanksgiving Help for Those in Need

Roll up those sleeves and help.

This week is the week to jump in to help the many organizations that will help needy families through the holidays. Here are a few ideas of how to help, but the opportunities are limitless. More than 236,000 people living in the area do not have access to enough food to sustain an active, healthy life for all members of their households, according to Catholic Charities.

Independent Progressive: Midterm Elections — Malaise of 2014

Midterm Elections — Malaise of 2014

Obviously, Nov. 4, 2014 is a day this Progressive would like to forget. I am still trying to sort it all out to figure out why millions of people voted against their own self-interest, why Democrats failed to articulate their core principles, and why so many Americans (especially those who are the butts of conservative greed-driven policy jokes) refuse to examine public policy choices or participate in elections.

Letter to the Editor: Preserving the Planet

To the Editor: Tuesday's win for the Republicans presents us with an opportunity for soul-searching. Many conservative Americans accept the science on climate change.

Letter to the Editor: Questions About the Pike

To the Editor: Now that the election is over and all candidates have been severely bashed, I hope there is enough energy left to answer a question regarding Georgetown Pike.

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Letters to the Editor: County’s Mixed Messages about Parking

To the Editor: Despite new “No Parking” signs and a large electric flashing sign warning park visitors that “No Parking Signs Enforced” no enforcement has been seen and parking is still a problem.

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Left Out?

Just received the 2014 Transportation Bond Referendum Information from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.