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Letters to the Editor

Vote for Brooke Levy

Dear Editor: This is an open letter to my fellow Brooke County Citizens: This Saturday is going to be an exciting day as we vote for our annual excess levy, which lasts for 5 years. The passage of this levy is crucial to our school system as it is the backbone of its operation. Yes, ...

Repair Sidewalk on Bridge

Dear Editor: I used to live at the Welty Home on Washington Avenue. Many of us would walk to the Dollar Store over the bridge. Most of us had walkers. Along the side of the walking area there is a dangerous problem. A lot of the cement on the edge has come loose and fallen off. When ...

Out-of-State Plates Cited

Editor, News-Register: Out-of-state plates! Can anyone hazard a guess as to how much money the state of West Virginia and its subdivisions are losing by permitting residents of our state to have their vehicles registered in another state? Obviously, there are a least a couple of reasons ...

Amazing Teacher Mourned

Editor, News-Register: One recent morning, I was saddened to pull up The Intelligencer, only to see the unfortunate news that Mary Alice Florio had passed away. For those who didn’t have the pleasure of knowing Mrs. Florio, please know this: she was a force of nature, a legend, and an ...

Overcoming Our Biases

Editor, News-Register: The Mike Myer Sunday column of February 3 poses a question: “Do we still have a race problem in America?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!!!!!” Several factors perpetuate it. One is that the brain perceives differences in physical features of objects and faces ...

Garage Options Cited

Editor, News-Register: Proposed parking garage —other alternatives! I guess I need to “clear the air” before getting into the meat of this letter. Let me state without reservation, I do not have any animosity, or think that the two lawyers that own the property the city wishes to ...