The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor
  • Support Rotary flag program On May 26, Americans across this nation and citizens located around the world will pause to observe Memorial Day. Since its first official observation in May of 1868, when it was called Decoration Day, it has been a day of remembrance for those who s

    May 5, 2014

  • Close call for pet Editor: On April 7 (Monday) about 7:30 a.m. I let my dog Sampson out.

    May 1, 2014

  • Upset at changes Editor: I am writing concerning the “new” Humane Society. This place has gone from bad to worse.

    April 30, 2014

  • Join a local veterans' group It was a great honor recently when Bernie Lewellyn, a member of American Post 210 for 50 years, asked for everyone's attention. There were about 125 eating their dinner. After he got it, he said, in his 50 years as a member he had not seen the comman

    April 25, 2014

  • Life spent helping others Life spent helping others Editor: For more than 50 years, on the first Sunday in March, they came from as far away as California, New York, Detroit, Dallas, the state of Florida and all throughout the Midwest to witness the glitz, glamour and fashion

    April 23, 2014

  • Wrong time for minimum wage hike Wrong time for minimum wage hike Supporters of raising minimum wage, despite good intentions, do not end up helping the ones who need it the most. An example would be a single mother of one child faces a marginal tax rate of 91 percent when her pay

    April 22, 2014

  • Son does well at Liberty

    Editor: My son, Nathaniel, attends school at Liberty Elementary School.

    April 20, 2014

  • Races charge too much Editor: Runners and walkers must beware this summer. Some 5K (3.1 mile) fundraising events will again be way overcharging. Most are put on for good causes, but it’s not a good cause to overcharge people for something they sweat for.

    April 20, 2014

  • Fight the proposed coal mine Fight the proposed coal mine Editor: In a single issue of St. Joseph's The Leader, dated March 5, one can find four events listed that testify to our love of the natural world: a bird walk, a lecture on freshwater mussels, a pre-K event at Homer Lake

    April 18, 2014

  • Searching for answers Searching for answers Editor: I'm certainly not saying the city's firefighters don't need or deserve an increase of funds, but I would like to better understand why. Why do they feel they need more personnel than the national average of 1.04 per 1000

    April 17, 2014

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