Repair train tracks on Burdeck Street
About a month ago, there were three CSX guys at Stewart’s on Burdeck Street. I asked them if they were here to fix the railroad tracks on Burdeck Street and the one guy said yes and they would be there doing it for eight days.
Well, that has not been done, and if you go over the tracks you feel like a bobble-head doll. It is getting worse, and eventually someone’s car or truck is going to lose something. I am hoping someone from the town of Rotterdam or the county will do something about it very soon before winter sets in.
Nicholas P. August, Jr.
Series shows a long road still lies ahead
I want to say thank you to Mike MacAdam for his article (“No gray area in Kaepernick’s ‘Colin in Black & White’”) in the Nov. 18 Gazette sports section, about Colin Kaepernick’s just-released autobiographical series, “Colin in Black & White.”
Every day, another story, sadly, shows why Kaepernick and the rest of us have to continue to kneel.
Diane Sanders Hombach
Officials must put citizens’ needs first
I fully understand that political parties have various opinions on legislative issues. However, I thought that elected officials, whether Democrat or Republican, were elected and put into office to uphold upcoming legislative issues that would benefit the American people who put them into office.
It appears to me that the case today is that far too often, whether you’re an elected Democrat or Republican, that you dare not stray from staying aligned with your party on issues that will benefit the entire population of the United States.
Far too often, when votes are cast either in the House or the Senate, if the proposed legislation is from the Democrats or the Republicans, neither party will stray from their political constituents, lest they not be able to be re-elected come election day.
Isn’t it time that our elected officials start upholding what they were elected to do, enact legislation that is best for the American people and stop the political wailing?
Guidarelli plans to stay involved
This is in response to the online article on Nov. 4 (“Election 2021: Republicans expected to regain majority in Rotterdam.”)
It was stated in the article, “As for the future, Guidarelli said he’s not sure whether he’ll run for office again or even attend future board meetings.”
I want to clarify that I will indeed be attending future board meetings. As anyone who knows me knows, this is something I will certainly do.
I would like to say again, congratulations to the victors. I would also like to say “Thank You” to everyone who supported me and our team. We worked hard and feel we ran a good, legitimate campaign. I would also like to thank the parties who got behind us and permitted us to display their brand.
It has been an honor and privilege to have served on the town board and I will truly miss my fellow board members and staff.
I look forward to a bit more time with family and friends.
Benson cartoon on video went too far
Cartoonist Chris Benson’s caricature you ran in the Sunday Nov. 21 Opinion section was uncalled for.
We’ve read about Congressman Gosar’s video. That was enough. I’m extremely disappointed in your editorial choice.
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