Letters to the Editor

Letters - July 07, 2007

Cancer society gets a boost from community
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Letters: June, 30 2006

Reader: Thanks for nothing, Sen. Adams
Editor:

With only a few more days left in this year’s legislative session, it now does appear Thurman Adams will let HB 170 die in his Executive Committee rather than bring it to the senate floor for a vote.

Letters - June 16, 2006

DelDOT offers bike safety information
Editor:

As the summer season approaches, many people are taking advantage of the beautiful weather by riding their bicycles. As the pedestrian/bicycle coordinator for the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), I would like to resolve some misperceptions about bicycle safety and laws.

Letters - June 9, 2006

Chamber thankful for help with event
Editor:

On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank the many restaurants, businesses, volunteers and “tasters” who turned out for the Bay Forest Taste of Coastal Delaware on Sunday, June 4, at The Marketplace at Sea Colony.

Letters - June 2, 2006

Businesses chip in to help baseball boosters
Editor:

On behalf of the Indian River Baseball Boosters, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the local business for their generosity towards our 11th annual Penny Party. Without the support of the local merchants our event would not have been successful.

Letters: May 26, 2006

MBS luau a success, according to organizers
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Letters: May 15, 2006

Is SB 304 really better than ‘nothing’?
Editor:

A few proponents of Thurman Adams proposed SB 304 bill that would add two districts to the Sussex County Council in 2012 are suggesting the bill would be “better than nothing.”

Letters - May 12, 2006

CBS leader addresses state lawmakers
Editor’s note: The following open letter was addressed to the Delaware State Senate and House of Representatives, and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

Dear Legislators,

1. We ask you to support House Bill 170 to add two at-large members to Sussex County Council.

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Jamboree organizer offers thanks
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Bank staff appreciative of police, others
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Letters - April 7, 2006

Chamber asks state to allocate funds for Rt. 26
Editor’s note: The following open letter was addressed to the members the state legislature’s Bond Bill Committee and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

I’m writing on behalf of the Board of Directors and the more than 800 members of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.

Letters - March 31, 2006

Local emergency teams do great job
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Letters - March 24, 2006

Local emergency teams do great job
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Letters - March 17, 2006

Finance committee supports police
Editor:

In regards to the report concerning the financial committee meeting, I want to clarify my comments regarding the pay raise issue.

Letters - March 3, 2006

Failed leadership on the IRSD School Board
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Letters - February 24, 2006

Representative says health care needs help
Editor:

There are few issues facing our state as pressing or serious as affordable health care. Fortunately, most people in our state are covered by health insurance plans provided by their employers.

Letters - February 17, 2006

Helping our neighbors is truly a noble thing
Editor’s note: The following letter was received in response to a letter that appeared in the Feb. 10 issue of the Coastal Point.

Letters - February 10, 2006

Property owner hopes for vote against ordinance
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Bethany Beach Town Council and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication in advance of the scheduled Feb. 10 hearing on zoning issues in the town.

Letters - February 3, 2006

Senator defends Pratt’s motives, involvement
Editor:

A few weeks ago a public hearing was held in Bethany Beach by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to discuss and take comments on proposed changes to regulations concerning a building line intended to protect the coastal dune system along the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean.

Letters - January 27, 2006

County council violates voting principle
Editor:

State Sen. Thurman Adams Jr. of Bridgeville and the Sussex County Council will not allow eastern Sussex people to have fair representation.

Letters - January 20, 2006

Legislature should strengthen gun control
Editor:

I hope the Delaware legislature will not consider making it easier for good people to do bad things by making it easier to get a permit to carry handguns.

Letters - January 13, 2006

Community gathered for church in need
Editor:

As most of you know our church, Community Lutheran in Omar, was robbed in early December. We had collected coins in a jar for a new sign out front. We want to thank the Delaware State Police for their quick response and the local newspapers for running our story.

Letters - December 30, 2005

One wish for the new year from reader
Editor:

One wish I have for the new year is to see an end to the clear-cutting of the remaining forests in Sussex County.

Letters: December 25, 2005

TTF shortfall is a trust misplaced
Editor:

Two legislative members of the state’s Joint Bond Bill Committee apparently felt the need to offer some “insight” regarding the $211 million shortfall in the state’s Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) to readers of newspapers around the state.

Letters: December 2, 2005

Dollar dilemma needs to be examined
Editor:

We are now being told Delaware is contemplating the sale or lease Interstate 95 and State Route 1 to private investors, perhaps even foreign ones? Why?

Happy Holidays? Get lost

Thanksgiving is behind us and the biggest holiday season of them all is now in full swing. There will be family and company parties, get-togethers with friends, charitable fundraisers and town celebrations. Santa will be hosting one-on-one meetings upon his lap, hams will be glazed and sweet voices will be singing religious and festive songs. Ah, ‘tis the season.

Phooey.

Letters November 25 2005

Dagsboro candidates are addressing needs
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As new residents of Dagsboro, we would hate to see this beautiful, historical town go the way of just another congested area. We ran from a little town in Pennsylvania where we lived for 25 years, when we no longer felt safe walking or riding our bikes to the local stores.

LETTERS: 2005-11-18

CIB hopes to bring community together
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Letters: 2005-11-11

Local twirlers raise money with help
Editor:

On Friday, Oct. 28, the Starlites Baton & Colorguard teams held a Twirlathon benefit to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, particularly a twirling team from Slidell, La., the Twirling Sensations.

Letters: November 4, 2005

Fluoride in Bethany water comes with risks
Editor:

I have to confess to rarely reading any of the local papers. There are just too many of them.
As I was leaving Fenwick Hardware I glanced at the headlines of several of these local papers and was arrested by the announcement that Bethany Beach’s water was to be fluoridated.

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