June 16, 2011 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Thanks for support and donations

We would like to thank everyone who showed their support for our son Gregory and other childhood stroke survivors by joining us and contributing to our third annual Childhood Stroke Awareness Walk on May 14 at Fort Wetherill. More...

Its ‘common sense’ to keep Ft. Getty campers

Admittedly we have not followed all the discussion on the Fort Getty proposals or perhaps we are making a suggestion that is based solely on common sense. Why we would want to eliminate the campers at Fort Getty? More...

All animals want is to be left alone

Donna Drago is a brilliant writer. In 2002, I joined a poetry workshop that she inspired and headed up, and I, the least talented of this truly remarkable group, have been writing ever since. More...

More timely action needed for roadkill

When leaving to ride my bike to school two weeks ago, I noticed an animal carcass decaying on the side of Beavertail Road. This is not a pleasant sight, especially for bikers, runners and walkers. More...

Former member of island church dies

Last May I sent a birthday card to my friend Barbara Hull who has lived in Tucson, Ariz., with her husband Bud for many years. Barbara and Bud were active members of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church and had many friends in Jamestown. More...

Local businesses help support team

This is a belated thank you note to several Jamestown merchants for their support of the recent Newport Babe Ruth Baseball League Fundraiser event held on May 21 at O’Brien’s Pub in Newport. The event was a tremendous success. More...