Tag: Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: To all those wondering, I am the 60-year-old Painter woman who was stabbed the night of Aug. 25. I want to address this issue because it was my daughter who wielded the knife, yet it was not my daughter. She has a mental illness that led to this and...
Dear Editor: On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, my wife, brother-in-law and his wife, and I were traveling from Delaware to Florida for a nice vacation. We were traveling through Eastville on U.S. Route 13, following three Virginia cars. The speed dropped to 55 miles an hour. I noticed a patrol...
Dear Editor: There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to our American way of life. The annual...
By Sen. Lynwood Lewis While the General Assembly adjourned sine die (without a definite day to resume) in February, we returned to Richmond last week as we do every April for veto session. During this session, the Senate and the House vote on any legislative amendments handed down from the...
Dear Editor: In the matter or Gov. Ralph Northam, I cannot understand how a photograph he is not in can cause him so much trouble. Bob Tull, Chincoteague
Dear Editor: Ralph Northam is not a racist. Any thoughtful review of his life’s work, his family, his careers in the military and in medicine, as well as his kindness and openness to working politically with both sides of the aisle speak volumes about his good character and are a...
Dear Editor: It’s beyond disappointing to see Delegate Bloxom, in his last newsletter, distort the truth about late-term abortion in Virginia and denigrate physicians’ ethics, indicating that proposed legislation would have allowed the doctor performing a late-term abortion to “benefit monetarily from the procedure.” Bloxom’s statement is an insult to...
Dear Editor: According to federal law, an infant born in the United States is considered a citizen. There is no waiting period while some official decides to grant or not to grant citizenship. At the moment of birth the infant child is a citizen of the USA and therefore entitled...
Dear Editor: A white girlfriend asked me (an African-American woman) what I thought about the Gov. Northam situation. I told her that I’m tired of all the mudslinging. An African-American male said that he would have been okay if the governor had just apologized but was undone by the fact that...
On behalf of all the men and women at NASA Wallops, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the entire Eastern Shore community for your incredible show of support during the government shutdown. Over the past several weeks, the outpouring of generosity from businesses, churches, friends, family, and...