May 15, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

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Thanks to Millersport Fire Department

Editor: I would like to extend my deep appreciation and gratitude to the Millersport Fire Department and Chief Bill Yates. They are an awesome group of people and our community is blessed to have them. Here’s why. More...

Voters thanked for supporting library levy

Editor: On behalf of the Friends of Buckeye Lake Library, I want to thank voters for approving the one mill Licking County Library levy last week. More...

Sam needs a home

Editor: We need a home for Sam. I am still very upset at what happened to the swans. How can they really justify what they did? What happen to cruelty to animals? That involves birds, dogs, cats, etc. More...

‘Nature is found around lakes’

I have a few comments about the death of a swan. God put nature on this earth for us to enjoy. Nature is found around lakes. If you do not like nature around you….stay in the city. Trudy Craig Millersport More...

Lakewood levy supporter ‘hanging my head in shame and disbelief’

Editor: Bravo Lakewood voters! Bravo! Seriously??? Lakewood’s levy was defeated??? I cannot believe there are people who don’t vote for our children’s future. More...

Reader shocked by swan killing

Editor: It has taken time, since first reading “ODNR Sentences Swans to Death,” to be able to come to grips with the reality of this atrocity! I am shocked, sickened, grappling with denial and, yes, grieving this wanton slaughter. More...

Correction

A statement in a Walnut Township story last week that implied Sally Hempleman resigned as township fiscal officer because she was overwhelmed was incorrect. Hempleman told The Beacon this week she resigned due to conflicts between the trustees. More...

Some residents can’t afford Lakewood levy

Editor: This is in response to Cheri Carlton’s letter last week. In the event that people like Cheri don’t keep current on the news, there is a recession going on. Many of us don’t have work. More...

Never heard of attack swans

Editor: I worked with the ODNR for 30 years and never heard of swans attacking people; they only respond if pestered. They mate for life, and fertilizer is cow manure (so is swans’). More...