Evaluations Leave Me Skeptical
September 5, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So too, must be teacher effectiveness based on the recent P-J article re: results of area schools ratings of teachers. more »»
Why Do We Have Potholes?
September 3, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: We should not have these potholed roads. Every year we have our roads deteriorate over the winter and we continue to do road building the same stupid way. more »»
Tobacco-Free Policy Was A Wonderful Decision
September 2, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: As a Jamestown Community College (JCC) alumni and father of three children who attended JCC, I would like to offer my heart-felt congratulations to the college for its recent... more »»
Welfare Reform Is Needed
August 28, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: As the number of Americans on some form of welfare has risen to a record 35 percent, two thumbs’ up to Legislator Ron Lemon for explaining how welfare controlled from Albany... more »»
Webb: Mayville’s Real Deal
August 26, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: The people of Mayville should be ecstatic that Jim Webb wants to invest in a new business on the lakefront. more »»
No Real Benefits To Fracking
August 25, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: Rolland Kidder has written several articles to the op-ed pages in favor of what is commonly called “fracking,” or horizontal drilling for natural gas by fracturing rock and... more »»
We Used To Be Able To Swim ...
August 21, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: Our most important commodity is water. However our governments — federal, state and county — have been ignoring all the problems that have been going on for many years. more »»
Good Luck, Youngsters
August 20, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: When you hear the politicians and talking heads on Wall Street say, “Their economy is slowly getting stronger,” they speak the truth. Their economy is getting stronger. more »»
Time To Act Accordingly
August 18, 2014 To the Readers’ Forum: An American general is murdered in Afghanistan. Several others wounded, including a German general. Tell me again, Mr. more »»
‘An Echo Through The Canyon’
August 17, 2014 On Sept. 9, 2013, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick of Lakeland, Fla., jumped to her death after being bullied for over a year by at least 15 girls. more »»
Great Job, Law Enforcement
August 15, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: I am so grateful to the men and women who make up our law enforcement community for their diligence in uncovering the huge drug trafficking ring in Jamestown recently. more »»
God Bless America?
August 14, 2014 To The Reader’s Forum: Why do politicians end every speech with “God Bless America”? Are we hoping God will continue to bless our nation with wealth and power? If so, how should we use that wealth... more »»