Install clearance bars before bridge
Lots of bridge strikes on Glenridge Road with long traffic delays and no solution in sight.
What if clearance bars were installed in each approaching lane far enough back to allow the truck to turn onto either Bruce Drive or Hetcheltown Rodd and a sign on each side of the railroad bridge saying “If you just hit the clearance bar, turn left now! If you strike the bridge, you will be arrested and fined.”
Too complicated? Too messy?
Better than all this damage and traffic problems.
Remembering mom by sharing tradition
I was young when Mom taught me how to make the dressing for the turkey, no boxed or bagged mix. We would cut up the bread with our fingers, then cook the sausage with butter, celery and onions, also adding chicken broth and several eggs to the mixture with poultry seasoning
We would stuff the turkey and bake it in the oven for hours.
Many years later, I have taught my four sons how to make the dressing. It has become a routine for our family.
The holidays will not be the same anymore because Mom passed away on June 29, 2020, not of covid bur during the pandemic.
She is in my mind and heart every day.
Carol A. Armitage
Why no left outrage over use of ‘Russia’
When all the talk over the past four years has been Russian hackers, no one on the left took offense with using the word ‘Russian’ to reference the ‘hacking,’ even though it is quite possible that the lines of hacking code were just lifted from some other Russian event and the hacking was done by another group not associated with Russia.
Just the same, the left took absolutely no offense to the term ‘Russian hackers.’ They did not mention that using it might offend those people of Russian descent living here or elsewhere.
Yet, as soon as the coronavirus was referred to by Trump as ‘China virus,’ the left jumped out of their skin to say it was racist on the part of anyone who used the phrase, even though it has been confirmed (and reconfirmed by China denying it) that it came from the province of Wuhan, China, out of the Wuhan labs.
Just more double standards.
Gerald V. Marmuscak
Treat citizen Trump like criminal he is
On Jan. 21, 2021, then-citizen Donald Trump should be indicted for two crimes: criminal negligence and fraud.
Criminal negligence refers to conduct in which a person ignores a known or obvious risk or disregards the life and safety of others.
Federal and state courts have seen this as a form of recklessness, where a person acts significantly different than an ordinary (sane/responsible) person would.
This accurately describes Trump’s treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic.
From the beginning right up to today he has down-played its seriousness, tweeting that it would all go away by Easter and discouraging using masks.
As a result, hundreds of thousands continue to die needlessly as he plays golf.
Fraud refers to using intentional deception for monetary or personal gain, in other words lying to make people believe something that the person knows to be false and profiting from it.
By falsely claiming fraud in the presidential election, even though he and everyone else knows he has lost, Trump has so far raised over $207 million to line his pockets. He is fraudulently claiming fraud.
Trump is no more than a common criminal and should be treated as one.
Linda C. Lewis
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