Letters to the Editor
Reader throws her loyalty behind Biden
We live in a time when people need a real hero to look up to, or depend upon. I am writing about, and on behalf of, my hero. I hope you can find the space to print such a story and that my Delaware neighbors, your readers, will find time to read it.
Bethany resident expresses concerns
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to Tony Pratt of DNREC and forwarded to the Bethany Beach Town Council and to the Coastal Point for publication.
Brown gives examples of his argument
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Ocean View Town Council and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.
Dear Ocean View servants:
I have read the newspaper stating your desire to illegally raise property taxes.
Nation needs to look at information sources
Reader gives opinion on elections
With less than 365 shopping days until the next election, it’s time to start thinking about electing representatives for offices other than president.
A riddle: What do the towns of Ocean View and Bethany Beach have in common?
On the evening of Oct. 23, the Fat Tuna Grill was the scene of a benefit for Bethany Town Cats, an organization dedicated to the control of Bethany Beach feral cats through a spaying and neutering program.
I am unfortunately better at writing critical complaining letters when I feel it’s warranted — not too good at positive letters.
I have some important information for constituents in the 38th District. If you know a student who is currently a high school senior, please encourage them to enter the Legislative Essay Scholarship contest.
As we approach Veterans Day (Nov. 11), I’d like to take a moment to recount its history.
We are most grateful for those of you who attended and supported our annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser, held at the Fenwick Crab House, on Saturday, Nov. 3.
People need to take stance on immigration
I think you may have misunderstood Mr. Koenig’s main point. Its not a major issue if a currency called the Amero comes into being, but rather, that a North American Union comes to pass. If the Amero is ever issued, it will be too late.
Group wants to preserve history of Ocean View
The following letter was addressed “to people who wish to preserve the rich history of the Ocean View area” and was forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.
Shorter dunes would be short-sighted
It is thrilling to see the progress being made in the beach and dune construction at Bethany Beach. For the first time in many years, people will be able to enjoy beach activities and have reasonable assurance that our town will not be washed away by a storm.
Reader offers option to save turtles
Regarding the recent column about turtles: Has an idea ever been put forward to make “sand dune” piles in the marsh on Bayside? This might alleviate the turtle march across the highway of death. If that is not an option, how about a flashing sign warning drivers?
Resident wants new council to eye changes
Not everyone is particularly happy with the decision to spend millions of dollars on a beach replenishment project just to satisfy someone’s political agenda and the beachfront owners.
Reader shows a great love for her town
We are lucky in Bethany Beach to have people willing to run for Town Council. I thank you all and congratulate those elected.
Reader decries the sellout of America
America faces the eminent threat of losing her sovereignty by 2010. And, sad to say, the threat doesn’t come from foreign soil but from within our own borders and people.
Have you ever wondered why:
Fenwick guards excel at nationals
Young already a fixture in community
Margaret Young is uniquely qualified to serve on the Bethany Beach Town Council. A life-long member of this community, she has served it uncommonly well through decades of pell-mell growth. As the town struggled to maintain its family ambience and sense of history, Margaret has been a champion of the cause.
Hocker taking steps to improve local power
In the May 18 issue, the Coastal Point printed a letter from Perry J. Mitchell of Consumers for Alternate Power. As indicated in the editor’s note, the letter was also sent to me. In the correspondence, Mr. Mitchell posed a series of questions regarding Delmarva Power.
Councilman says chaos on council must stop
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the citizens of Ocean View and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.
Charitable foundation thankful for support
The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) Golf Classic was held June 7 under sunny skies illuminated even more brightly because of the businesses and people of our communities who make our event possible.
Brain games a help for Alzheimer’s prevention
The submission by a reader, published last week, caught my eye several days ago, so I read it, slept on the information and now take up the pencil and paper, so to speak.
Town invites residents to create seal and motto
The Town of Ocean View is very excited about its search for a town seal and motto, and wants to invite participation from all present and former Ocean View property owners, and is therefore presenting the following contest rules.
No money at time for family support waiver
It is with great disappointment that, as a member of the Delaware Advocacy Coalition for the Family Support Waiver, I write to tell you that, despite all of our dedicated efforts and belief in the cause, there will be no funding in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2008 Delaware budget for the Family Support Waiver.
Reader takes exception to past letter
I am responding to Mr. Valenti’s letter appearing in your June 8th Coastal Point.
Why I voted no on funding issue
We must return God to our conversations
Changes resulted from opponent’s actions
Regarding Mr. (Dan) Costello’s letter (published in the May 18 issue of the Coastal Point).
I agree that citizens of Bethany should not be denied the opportunity to petition the local government.