Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor — March 28, 2014

Ellendale group thankful to governor

Editor:

The Ellendale Civic Association would like to commend our governor on his stand to clean up the water here in Delaware. We appreciate the fact that he has recognized the need for improvement throughout the state and the hazard that is presented with the current water situation.

Letters to the Editor — February 14, 2014

Church offers help to those in need

Editor:

Judging and condemning those who are different from us is nothing new, particularly when we believe that those “different ones” are somehow inferior, or weaker than we are, or a threat to our own convictions or lifestyle.

Letters to the Editor — February 7, 2014

Reader disputes higher minimum wage impact

Editor:

There appears to be a wide disparity of income in the U.S. today. Instead of investigating why it exists or why it is widening, our leaders want to use the “minimum wage” to correct this disparity.

Letters to the Editor — January 31, 2014

Reader responds to poverty situation

Editor:

Very few people in our country become poor. Most of our poor are born into poverty. I don’t believe younger children think much about whether they are poor. Only when kids get to school do they realize their situation may not be as good as their fellow students.

Letters to the Editor — January 24, 2014

Elling gives take on origin of the IRSD

Editor:

A Delaware law of 1881 created the Incorporated Body: The “Indian River School Districts for a Certain Class of Colored Persons.” The information is taken from the book “Delaware’s Forgotten Folk, the Story of the Moors and Nanticoke,” by C.A Weslanger.

Letters to the Editor — January 10, 2014

SMS a great learning environment

Editor:

It seems we hear so many negative things about schools across the country these days. I want to say some positive things I see as an employee of Selbyville Middle School.

Letters to the Editor — January 14, 2014

Reader encourages minimum wage hike

Editor:

According to a recent article in the News Journal, a majority of 30 economists recently surveyed by the Associated Press asserted that the “growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn’t just bad for individuals — it’s hurting the economy.”

Letters to the Editor — December 20, 2013

Reader responds to previous letter

Editor:

Joanne Cabry, Progressive Democrats of Sussex County chair, called out the Republican legislators in Sussex County for requesting a moratorium on stormwater management regulations. She cites flooding by Sandy, the worse storm to hit the mid-East Coast in years, as support for the regulations.

Letters to the Editor — December 6, 2013

Baull tells voters what he is all about

Editor:

My name is Brian Baull, and I am a candidate for one of three open seats on the Dagsboro Town Council. I wanted to take a moment to tell the people of Dagsboro about me.

Letters to the Editor — November 29, 2013

Hocker thanks panel, residents for event

Editor:

Rep. Ron Gray (38th District) and I would like to thank the 168 residents that came out to our Storm Preparedness/Evacuation Meeting held last night, Nov. 19, at the Roxana Fire Department. This meeting was made a success by Rep. Gray’s invited panel and his organization of time.

Letters to the Editor — November 22, 2013

IRHS soccer team worthy of praise

Editor:

Congratulations to the IRHS soccer team DIAA State Champions!

Letters to the Editor — November 8, 2013

Reader an admirer of photographer’s work

Editor:

I have been meaning to write this letter to the editor since I met your wonderful photographer, R. Chris Clark, this past summer at the Boardwalk Craft Fair.

Letters to the Editor — November 1, 2013

Selbyville Friends thankful for support

Editor:

On behalf of the Friends of the Selbyville Public Library, we would like to thank those who attended and supported our first Author Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24. The evening was a great success thanks to our speaker, Richard Carter from the Delaware Heritage Commission, and a fabulous dinner catered by Sedona restaurant.

Letters to the Editor — October 18, 2013

Reader not a major fan of Bike Week

Editor:

Tom Geibs’ letter “Visitor wants area to be more user-friendly” on Oct. 4 evokes my response:

Letters to the Editor — October 11, 2013

Beebe thankful for support with event

Editor:

The 2012 Beebe Medical Center Auxiliary Children’s Fun Fest, held at Winswept Stables, was a fantastic and special event for everyone who attended this enjoyable “day at the farm.”

Letters to the Editor — September 27, 2013

Bennett shares his letter on Blue Route

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Delaware Department of Transportation, copied to Gov. Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, state Sen. Gerald Hocker and state Reps. John Atkins and Ron Gray, and sent to the Coastal Point for publication.

Letters to the Editor — September 13, 2013

Bennett urges public to fight Route 113 bypass

Editor:

Following an in-depth, thoroughly researched chronology of the Route 113 bypass issue by Laura Walter, many of you are asking, “What do we do next?” You need to take the following steps as soon as possible:

Letters to the Editor — August 30, 2013

Healy, Dorfman, Peterson get support
Editor:

Elections in Bethany Beach Sept. 7 signal a re-examination of town council’s accomplishments, strengths and weaknesses. New candidates have come forward, and it’s always good to have new energy in small-town volunteer leadership.

Letters to the Editor — August 23, 2013

Peterson gets the nod from reader

Editor:

On Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, the voters of Bethany Beach will have a unique opportunity to elect an exceptionally qualified “new” council member — Chuck Peterson. I strongly endorse him.

Letters to the Editor -- August 2, 2013

Bethany Arms neighbor prefers houses to hotel
Editor:

I urge all Bethany Beach residents to oppose changing the zoning of properties south side of Hollywood Street from currently R-1 Residential to C-1 or CL-1 Commercial.

Letters to the Editor -- July 19, 2013

Burbage discusses

Burbage discusses his love for Bethany
Editor:

Life is good in Bethany Beach. We all know Bethany as one of the “Quiet Resorts.” One reason for this is the fact that a very high percentage of families visit us during the summer season.

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