letters to the editor

Technical competency of experts judged

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Editor: Everyone knows that a lay person who is on a governing body, be it a village, city, township, county, state, or federal level, that lay person knows much, much more about technical matters and technical competency that the experts.  Yes, these lay persons hire experts to make judgments about structural integrity, about site remediation, and ability of contractors [...]

Letters to the Editor

October 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

More input on mystery balls  Dear Editor,  I don’t know if this story has brought any further information, but my mother-in-law saw these floating balls the same night in Rockford. She took pictures and asked me to come over to check them out. She was pretty freaked also. In talking with some friends, I brought these fireballs up. They knew exactly what I was talking [...]

Letters to the Editor — November 11, 2009

November 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Parent awareness night presented by students Dear Editor, I was invited by a student to Chandler Woods’ Parent Awareness Night on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Individuals of the eighth-grade class gave presentations on topics that deal with teen issues. Some of the topics included were suicide, child abuse, peer pressure, abortion, evolution, eating disorders, divorce, drug use, [...]

Letters to the Editor – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tragedy averted at crosswalk  Dear Editor, I doubt these young teens will read this, but perhaps their parents will. I saw two kids walking south to the corner of Fremont and Division streets. I waited for the traffic light to turn green, and then started to turn. These kids abruptly started walking right in front of my vehicle. They didn’t even look to see if [...]

Letters to the Editor – May 28, 2009

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Missing Rockford in spring NOT IN ROCKFORD—LTC David Ronan, Ph.D. US Army, pictured with the Iraqi sheikh Prince of Marshes and Mike Sunshine, a collegue from the Department of State.     Dear Editor, My wife and I have lived in Rockford since 2006 and in Belmont prior to that since 2000.  Both of our children finished middle school and have graduated from Rockford [...]
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