March 27, 2008 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Time to rework teacher contracts

The results of the New England Common Assessment Program proficiency tests (NECAP) administered to the states eleventh graders last year were truly disturbing. More...

Help crack down on teen drinking

Does your child drink? According to statistics, two out of five children have consumed alcohol before entering the ninth grade, and the average age to begin drinking is not as an upperclassman in high school. More...

Smart car is good for environment

Just recently my neighbor got a new car. This isn't just any car, it's a Smart Fortwo. This car is a little over eight and half feet long, and weighs less than 1,650 pounds. The Smart Fortwo is the smallest (and cutest) car on the market. More...

School budget gets support of SELAC

Two weeks ago, the Jamestown Press reported on the statement I made to the Jamestown School Committee regarding the Special Education Local Advisory Committee's (SELAC) position on the school budget. More...

Great team of young men

Unique in today's extraordinarily selfish 'what's in it for me' world are 14 local teenage boys I recently had the honor of coaching alongside Frank Rosa, the St. Mark's High School Boys team, which competed in the Catholic Athletic League. More...

New equipment gets the job done

I read with interest Mr. Willis' letter to the Press last week. It wasn't clear to me if he was talking about things or people. More...

Thanks for wonderful theater program

Thank you to Mary Wright, Becky Brazil and Iris Bohensky for an amazing theater workshop program, sponsored by the Jamestown Community Theater (JCT) and Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. More...