LETTER: Would like to see tobacco pulled from shelves

To the Editor:

I am a member of Reality Check, a group that works to reduce youth exposure to tobacco marketing in stores and on screen. I am in eighth grade.

I am writing to you because I don’t think its right for tobacco to be sold or at least not have […]

LETTER: Responds to coverage of sexual harassment allegations

To the Editor: This letter is in response to the articles covering the sexual harassment allegations made against men in the media and government throughout the United States. To all males living in this country, I issue a collective statement: enough already. Who are you to impose your sexual desires on someone because they did […]

LETTER: Thanks participants, volunteers for annual holiday party

Pictured from left are Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Gregory Pflieger, Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol, state Senator Joe Griffo and Councilman Fritz Scherz.

To the Editor:

Many heartfelt thanks to everyone (volunteers and attendees) that helped make my eighth annual holiday party for town of Verona residents Dec. […]

LETTER: Tenney must disavow Roy Moore and RNC support in 2018

To the Editor:

Last night, the Republican National Committee reentered the Alabama special Senate election in order to support the candidacy of accused child molester, Roy Moore. Moore has been accused by multiple women of sexually assaulting them, including one victim who was 14 years old when Moore molested her. In light of the RNC’s […]

LETTER: Sexual harassment disclosure is tough

To the Editor: The other day, Alabama candidate Roy Moore, complained about the women accusing him of sexual harassment, asking why they waited 40 years till just a month before the election. “Coincidence? I don’t think so” said Moore. It was no coincidence, but not for the reasons he claims. First, you need to look […]

LETTER: Thanks supporters of annual veterans dinner

Town of Verona WWII Veteran, Joe Smith (Army) and Councilman Fritz Scherz pause for a pic Nov. 11, as Scherz and his family hosted the seventh annual Thank You Dinner for Verona veterans. Veterans from the Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy attended, along with their families.

To the Editor:

Many heartfelt […]

LETTER: Thanks supporters during campaign, vote

To the Editor:

Thank you to the town of Verona residents who voted for me on election day and helped me get re-elected. Thanks to the Conservative, Independence and Republican parties for endorsing me.

Thank you to those who carried designating petitions on my behalf or let me put a campaign sign on their lawn. […]

LETTER: Ann Jones is the serious choice for Madison County Clerk

To the Editor:

I recently returned home to find a large glossy campaign flyer in my mailbox. Screaming out in capital letters were the words We have to make a SERIOUS CHOICE for Madison County Clerk, then offered who it thought would be better suited for the position. I am sick to death of campaign […]

LETTER: Ann Jones for County Clerk

To the Editor:

I am writing in support of Ann Jones for Madison County Clerk. I have known Ann for decades and admire her honesty, integrity and community service, as well as her impressive array of skills, both quantitative and interpersonal.

She will be an asset to the Clerk’s office.

We need leaders focused on […]

LETTER: Undersheriff John Ball: Madison County’s Best Choice

To the Editor:

As a resident of Madison County, I have a vested interest in the outcome of the upcoming election for Madison County Sheriff. Acting Sheriff John Ball is our best choice.

The County Sheriff is not a road patrol position. While the Sheriff can and does go out on patrol, it is primarily […]

LETTER: The right experience matters

To the Editor:

As we gear up for election day, I seem to be getting many one-sided postcards accusing another candidate of not having the experience or expertise needed to perform the position of county clerk successfully.

As an independent voter and citizen of Madison County for a little less than a decade, I find […]

Support for Good Government on November 7, 2017

To the Editor:

I was a member of the Hamilton Town Council from 2010 to 2013. I served with Peter Darby from 2010 to 2013 and with Supervisor Eve Ann Shwartz from 2012 to 2013. During my four-year term, Don Haight was the town justice.

Working with these fine public servants has shown me what […]