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The diet of Lent

The diet of Lent

Dear Editor, March 1st marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the…

The modern school lunch delicious and nutritious

The modern school lunch delicious and nutritious

Dear Editor, Over my 20 years of teaching and 20 years of schooling, I have eaten a lot of school lunches and they are not what they used to be! …

All children have rights

All children have rights

Dear Editor, Do we have ministers in our public schools teaching straight values? No! Should we have gays in our schools teaching gay values? No! They are minors. The argument…

Witbeck’s is an asset

Witbeck’s is an asset

Dear Editor: I read the comments in your paper about Witbecks, and was sickened by some of the snide remarks made about them. Over the years, Jerry Witbeck has put…

Calling out the progressives

Calling out the progressives

Dear Editor, You have probably wondered where I have been.  Well, I am back writing; speaking up and speaking out. There has certainly been a lot to take in since…

History of the office of the Sheriff and Civil Liberty

History of the office of the Sheriff and Civil Liberty

Dear Editor, The office of sheriff existed long before the invasion of England in 1066 by William the Conqueror. In those times, the sheriff was not only the chief administrative…

Disgustted and Appalled at the “push out” of Walmart

Disgustted and Appalled at the “push out” of Walmart

Dear Editor, I am totally DISGUSTED AND APPALLED at the idea that the City of Clare worries about its small businesses “so much” that it will push out Walmart, a…

Republican fear over meeting their constituents

Republican fear over meeting their constituents

Dear Editor, It would appear that many Republican legislators are afraid of meeting with their constituents.  Just this week, rather than answer repeated calls to set a date for an…

Heroin has new audience but leads to the same result

Heroin has new audience but leads to the same result

Dear Editor, There is a silent killer among us, and it is opiate addiction. Heroin and opiate use is quickly reaching epidemic levels in our home town. As educators, we…

When will the new business at old Mill End open?

When will the new business at old Mill End open?

Dear Editor, I was just wondering when the new establishment, in the old Mill End Store, will be opening. The City of Clare should help them all they can to…

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