Letters to the Editor

Reader responds to rep's statements

Editor:

I enjoyed reading a letter from Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf regarding the Oct. 26 incident involving Sheriff Jeff Christopher and Councilman Vance Philips. Certainly, my tongue-in-cheek idea to settle the incident by giving the sheriff what he needs was not a feasible solution and should never have been taken seriously.

Letters to the Editor -- October 28, 2011

Reader responds to Steele’s letter
Editor:

Harry Steele’s letter in last week’s Coastal Point exposed the Americans for Democratic Action as a liberal group that supports Obamacare, the concept of the wealthiest Americans paying their fair share of taxes, the continuation and expansion of unemployment benefits, and equality for all, including the LGBT.

Letters to the Editor -- October 21, 2011

Fundraising effort a hit, thanks to many
Editor:

On behave of Prudence Sanders, Mickey Downes and all of our committee members, we would like to thank each and every one of you for everything that was generously offered to us in helping to get the word out about our Dear Prudence Benefit that was held Oct. 8.

Letters to the Editor -- Oct. 7, 2011

Food Pantry ready to start new season
Editor:

We are so blessed. The Community Food Pantry housed at Salem United Methodist Church will begin its 19th year in November. During the 2010/2011 seasons, we served 987 families, which set a record. Just a few years ago, we averaged just 75 families for the nine-month distribution period.

Letters to the Editor -- August 26, 2011

Dorfman gets support in campaign
Editor:

Even before Jerry Dorfman had an official presence serving on the Bethany town council, he acted unofficially as a supporter and promoter of Bethany Beach. His interest in the town always entered his conversations, and he was always interested in the needs of the townspeople and how their ideas could be implemented.

Letters to the Editor -- August 12, 2011

PETA gets out its message on animals
Editor:

Right now, all over the world, millions of cats and dogs are staring out from behind bars in animal shelters, longing for a friend, or scrounging for food, dodging traffic and struggling to survive on the streets.

Letters to the Editor -- August 5, 2011

Cottage Tour a hit, thanks to many
Editor:

As co-chairs of the 20th Annual Beach and Bay Cottage Tour that is held in support of the South Coastal Library, Karen and I would like to offer our most sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone responsible for helping to make this year’s tour, our 20th anniversary, such an outstanding sell-out success.

Letters to the Editor -- July 29, 2011

Smell the coffee to reach American dream

Editor:

Thomas Hartmann, radio and TV host, recently wrote a timely book called, “Rebooting the American Dream.” He proposed 11 ways to rebuild our economy and middle-class prosperity. His plan is modeled after Alexander Hamilton’s 11-point plan, titled, “American Manufactures.”

Letters to the Editor--July 22, 2011

Parade committee says thanks
Editor:

I am writing this letter on behalf of all committee members to express a special thanks to all those who devoted their time to make the Bethany Beach 28th Independence Day Parade a special event.

Letters to the Editor -- June 24, 2011

Retirees ask for support with state bill
Editor:

The State of Delaware will soon have a grand opportunity to recognize and show appreciation to military retirees living in Delaware who spent a career in the defense of the USA, and to their families who faithfully supported them.

Letters to the Editor -- June 10, 2011

Mitchell pens letter to commissioner

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart. It was also sent to President Barack Obama, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, and was forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

Letters to the Editor -- May 27, 2011

CROP walk a hit, thanks to many
Editor:

The 2011 Southeast Sussex CROP walk took place on a beautiful Saturday morning. We had over 150 walkers, great entertainment, baked goods for sale and delicious hot dogs. I want to thank all the walkers and everyone who donated to help improve living conditions in our community and the world.

Letters to the Editor--April 29, 2011

LBLC grateful to Hocker’s for Jamboree
Editor:

The Lord Baltimore Lions Club would like to thank the Gerald Hocker Family for choosing them as the benefactors of their 29th Springtime Jamboree.

A decade later, Streetscape plans finalized in Bethany Beach

After more than a decade of consideration for various plans to redesign downtown Bethany Beach, town council members this week voted unanimously to approve a final design concept for the project, with its construction to potentially begin in the fall of 2012.

Letters to the Editor -- March 18, 2011

Thanks from the magician to Minyon
Editor:

We are writing to convey to Don Minyon our profound gratitude and best wishes as he steps down as mayor of Millville. During his tenure, Don was a vigorous and caring champion on behalf of Millville in general and business in particular.

Letters to the Editor -- March 4, 2011

CBRB thankful for help with drive
Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank everyone who contributed to the needy. Through your overwhelming generosity, Coldwell Banker at 120th Street, Ocean City, was able to keep the less fortunate warm this winter.

Letters to the Editor -- February 25, 2011

Reader gives different side to argument
Editor:

I am writing in response to the flurry of letters and articles relating to the mute swans of White’s Creek. I also reside on the banks of White’s Creek, but have a different view of the situation.

Letters to the Editor -- February 4, 2011

Reader appreciated bypass stories
Editor:

During the recent controversy involving DelDOT’s Route 113 Eastern Bypass, the citizens of southeastern Sussex made their voices heard by contacting all three of their local legislators: Sen. George Bunting, Rep. John Atkins and Rep. Gerald Hocker.

Letters to the Editor --January 14, 2010

Past NARFE president thanks Hocker
Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Rep. Gerald Hocker for his continued support of federal civil service retirees. Since his election to the General Assembly, he has constantly worked for the passage of HB 97, which would provide similar tax treatment for federal civil service retirees and Social Security retirees.

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