Opinion

Do unto others …

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mercy is required when we see the faces of those standing on our borders. These are human beings who are standing on the edge of their lives. We have no experience of what they have endured. Who does this — unless they are desperate? Who flees and waits. There is no reason ...

Help needed to locate vehicle

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On April 24, at approximately 9:50 p.m., there was a serious accident on Sunset Boulevard involving several vehicles. It has been reported that a white or gray Oldsmobile Alero set in motion a series of events that caused several accidents and injuries. It has been reported ...

Thanks for your kindness

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of our beloved daughter, Sonya McLoyd, my wife Vivian and I take this opportunity to express our thanks to each of you for your thoughtfulness and kindness during the passing of Sonya on March 28. It was and still is a very dark place in our lives. The unexpected ...

Indian Creek poised for future

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It wasn’t easy, but we did it. Thanks to the dedication and perseverance of a concerned community, the Indian Creek Local School District will abandon groundhog-infested portable classrooms and other numerous signs of long use and inevitable decay to bring our buildings into ...

Buchanan committee working hard

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am eagerly compelled at this time to publicly acknowledge a group of caring and selfless individuals for their sincere help and much-needed work in helping the Forest Buchanan Memorial Committee pull off its successful fund drive dinner. On April 7, at Amsterdam’s historic ...

Problem with adults the issue

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In response to the article by Mark Law in the May 3 edition concerning the Indian Creek Local School District levy, it was noted “the group was forced to file.” (“Group required to file as political action committee.”) There was no drama. It was clearly an oversight ...

Keep the Tweets coming

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Tweets or twaddle, which do you prefer? Donald Trump tweets, some of his predecessors twaddled. Many, however, have mistaken twaddle for profound speech, especially coming from a holder of the Oval Office. Many offenders come to mind, but for the sake of brevity, it’s not ...

Some things to think about

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” — Ben Franklin. Were there progressive women in his day? Women of Jefferson County Progressive Coalition reason that I should pay for their unwanted children, but, not to burden me, they murder their ...

We must keep eyes on Iran

Editorials

Former President Barack Obama and his aides were very good at one thing — painting the nation into corners. They did it with health care, their campaign against coal and affordable electricity, and their deal with Iran. Irreparable damage was done in every case. It remains for President ...

Be Best program deserves a chance

Editorials

First lady Melania Trump has an excellent idea with her “Be Best” campaign to help children. Too bad so many in the media, after listening to her unveil it Monday, focused most of their reporting on her relationship with her husband, President Donald Trump. It is true. Approximately half ...