(This letter) is in light of the .357 revolver stolen from the C.L. Bartholow residence on April 3, as thankfully published in the Bedford Gazette and the Cumberland Times-News.
Considering crime is becoming increasingly alarming and dangers in Southampton Township ... this criminal is still at large but he/she is now armed for sure or able to place this handgun in possession of yet another demented individual.
Not necessarily the same perpetrator with the earlier theft of an ATV from a different residence a close distance away; however, this second item stolen was inside a 16-day period.
And to think just six days ago I mentioned police in the monthly township meeting, in front of all three of you supervisors and six other guests, again for how many times previous ... (the) importance as well as the need to begin police presence within the township.
With your immediate response being the high cost of such, the reason for not having; while disregarding the numerous incidents happening in the past.
Maybe we residents have to wait until serious injury or death happens in order to receive police protection.
Madam, I question what is more important to you. I know my answer, and isn’t it wonderful for you to be able to continuously advertise yearly the not any need to raise taxes within.
It seems to me as I read it, a part of the code for the board of supervisors is to protect the safety and welfare of its citizens.
... Let me repeat again for how many times before, my request for a job on township road maintenance. Hopefully working with an “agility program” (we can) improve our substandard road system with professional resurfacing.
Police protection and safe roads could only enhance this county government — never compromising public safety. Let’s not forget filling the potholes.
Legion honor guard available to honor veterans at their funerals
We in the honor guard of Fort Cumberland Post 13, American Legion, performed 196 veterans service in 2013.
Remember, we’re not immune to extinction
I’d like to pose a theoretical scenario to Cal Thomas.
If a medical specialist said, “Cal, you’ve got a serious physical problem. Do nothing and you’ll die soon. Follow my prescription, which involves certain life-style changes, and there’s a good probability you’ll live, even if your life may be a bit more constrained than now.”
America has three branches of government for good reasons
“Mikulski Calls for Continued Action to Protect Women's Health Following Dangerous Supreme Court Decision” is the heading you will find on Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s website.
Tell legislators to do what is right for America’s vets
Without our veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice, where would America be today? It is anyone’s guess, however certainly not the Freedom and Liberty we enjoy.
Have you noticed, in your travels, that the front end of a police cruiser usually protrudes a bit more than you would expect when the officer has it parked behind another vehicle on the side of the road?
Use local workers in building new Baltimore Pike travel stop
As a delegate to the Maryland General Assembly representing Allegany County, and specifically the City of Cumberland, I welcome you to our community as you prepare to construct a Love’s Travel Stop at the above referenced location (on Baltimore Pike).
Northern Garrett Rescue Squad raising funds, seeks members
The Northern Garrett County Rescue Squad recently conducted several fund raising events to raise funds for new Lifepak 15’s, which are EKG monitors with AED / defibrillator.
Citizens should be more ready to deal with power failures
An open letter to the electrical power companies in West Virginia and Maryland:
The return of electrical power to my home recently, after its unexpected failure for approximately 48 hours, as a result of such a sudden and violent storm, reminded me anew of how much I take for granted.
Scare tactics, misinformation abound regarding marijuana
In response to Frank J. Clark’s well intentioned letter, “Don’t be too quick to legalize marijuana use,” July 10 Times-News), I believe that his letter misses the point of legalizing and regulating marijuana.
Trading dollars for nickels just doesn’t make any sense
Thank you for providing an opportunity for comments on the 2014 draft of the county’s Comprehensive Plan.
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