The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
  • Failing to recognize limits Editor:The June 27, Commercial-News contained three articles, among others, that prompt this note to the entire community.The first article, Page 3A: “Danville’s unemployment rate tops state rankings.”The second article, Page 4A: “Illinois cities dea

    July 6, 2014

  • Help fight human trafficking Editor:On June 20, Secretary of State John Kerry released the 2014 Trafficking in Persons Report, which ranks 188 countries on their efforts to combat human trafficking, including the United States.Human trafficking is modern day slavery and it occur

    June 29, 2014

  • We appreciate so little Editor:When I read a recent editorial on maintaining the parks, I just had to write.Years ago, we held our annual reunion at Douglas Park every year. It was a wonderful park when we first started meeting there and back in the late ‘50s they still had

    June 29, 2014

  • Hearts & darts Here are some of the good things readers noticed around the area recently:Members of the Bismarck-Henning Music Boosters send hearts “to all of our generous friends who sponsored signs and donated items to our mini-golf tournament. Without such givi

    June 28, 2014

  • U.S. leaders breaking the law U.S. leaders breaking the lawDear Editor:I am wondering how many Americans are going to care about the disregard for our system of government President Obama exercised when he released five terrorists back into freedom. These released terrorists were

    June 22, 2014

  • 'Gun-free' signs are an invitation Editor: I would like to address something that concerns me deeply.

    June 22, 2014

  • Thanks to a great dad Thanks to a great dad Editor: If you know my father, Joel Taylor, you know he is larger than life and cannot be summed up in a 250-word letter to the editor. You also know that summing up is not his gift. Those who have been cheered, instructed or en

    June 15, 2014

  • Do the right thing Do the right thing Editor: Recently one of my neighbors had something put in his yard that read: "Please paint your house." I hope whoever did it will read this. It's hard to believe someone would have the nerve to do this. The couple who own this ho

    June 15, 2014

  • Against roundabout Against roundabout Editor: I am against the idea of a roundabout at the intersection of Jackson and Voorhees streets in Danville. The problems of congestion will end as the Fairchild bridge opens. All of the detoured traffic will go back to normal an

    June 8, 2014

  • Dysfunctional governments Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan and his Democratic Party, once again, putting forth a budget spending more money than they are taking in. But the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, does it?

    June 8, 2014

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