Why not help those who help the needy, instead?
Typically, I don’t expect to read about a conservative Republican county commissioner asking a conservative Republican state Senator to introduce a bill in the state legislature to increase fees or taxes.
Leaving pets out in the bitter cold is heartless act of cruelty
I was heartbroken when I read the letter from Rozann Dashiell, about the poor young dog that froze to death (“Dog froze to death, and it could easily have been prevented,” Feb. 11 Times-News).
West Virginia citizens again victims of their government
The West Virginia Senate has voted 25-9 to pass legislation that requires anyone wanting what was over the counter common flu and cold medications to take the day off and go to a doctor to get a prescription to obtain same.
Imagine the cost and impact on our medical care system.
Why haven’t these people redistributed their income?
If these so-called “leaders” wish for income redistribution, why aren’t they, (from the president of the United States on down), all broke?
Dry gas and other mysteries of the mountains
I’m used to extreme weather. Extreme heat, that is.
Summer in South Australia was my least favorite season. Since Christmas, my home town of Adelaide has had 13 days above 104 degrees.
Newspaper poll could reflect what happened in 1978 election
Being of a certain age, one could not help but think back 36 years ago to the 1978 Democrat gubernatorial primary campaign featuring Blair Lee, Ted Venetoulis, Wally Orlinsky, and Harry Hughes.
It’s not fear-mongering, but something based on facts
Stephen R. Pottle (“It’s time to start drilling,” Feb. 9 Times-News) accused me of fear mongering in my Feb. 1 letter (“Here’s what the Marcellus Shale gas drilling looks like”).
Animal hospitals have alarms, so should student housing
Let me begin by saying how sorry I am that another student has died in a fire in a rental unit.
Fire shows need to address student housing
The fire in Frostburg is a nightmare I knew would someday materialize. I had a daughter that went to Frostburg and graduated in 2004.
Given the legal precedent, why is county worker suspended?
Wow, what a county!
Like many readers of the Times-News, I have followed the saga of the profane county employee and the Allegany County Commissioners with amazement.
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