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Local dentist lauded as true humanitarian
Editor, The News: With the passing of Dr. James Paige, New Castle has lost not only an excellent dentist but a great humanitarian.
Treatment of veterans is disgrace to nation
Editor, The News: What is or has been happening in the Veterans Affairs Department is, to me, a national disgrace and a slap in the face to all veterans who served honorably.
State budget costs hurt economic growth
Editor, The News: John K. Manna’s recent column (“Lagging Revenues Create Budget Woes,” June 9) says chronic taxpayer burdens like our $50 billion state pension liability or welfare spending have nothing to do with our current budget shortfall.
Schools are cut back but not administration
Editor, The News: School enrollment is down.
County needs ideas for boosting turnout
Editor, The News: According to unofficial figures from the website for Lawrence County, very few citizens turned out to vote in the primary election on May 20.
Letter writers lack facts amid claims
Editor, The News: There is a big difference in understanding what is true and what is outright false.
New Lockley facility needs traffic control
Editor, The News: I cannot understand why.
Blundo offers inspiring program at church
Editor, The News: I am writing this letter to express my feelings about Ralph Blundo, the New Castle basketball coach.
British subject seeks some New Castle ties
Editor, The News: I have been researching my maternal grandmother’s family and discovered her mother — Sarah (Davies) (Wright) Leigh — emigrated from England in the late 19th century to live in New Castle with one of her daughters — a sister of my grandmother.
Providing the reasons Obama is unpopular
Editor, The News: A recent letter writer (May 20) made me chuckle when I read that he was puzzled that President Obama’s approval rating was low. Let me list a few reasons:
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