Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Most area pet rescues are improving

Recent articles in your paper have highlighted efforts of local animal rescues to upgrade and enlarge their facilities. Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue’s exciting new facility will ensure that pets who reside there are kept in a quality environment. Other local organizations are also improving their sheltering facilities (Bishop Animal Shelter SPCA and Humane Society of Manatee County, for example), creating an environment of comfort and respect for our adoptable pets in the Manatee County area.

Letters to the Editor

HOAs are a necessary evil

Through the years I have heard many negative comments about homeowner associations, and many who say they would never live where there are HOAs, citing abuse of power by their boards, which negates our most treasured American right of freedom.

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Trump’s recent Executive Order hurts Americans

I am 65 years old. I have paid into Social Security and Medicare since 1967. I have been battling Stage 4 breast cancer since 2013. The President’s Executive Order on government assistance, so-called “entitlements,” slipped through recently, with all the distractions of criminal bank fraud, sex scandals, possible Russian blackmail videos and long-time humanitarian crimes in Syria.

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Mourning the loss of Dr. Caltenco

Learned of the death today of a great man and kind person, Dr. Elias Caltenco. Dr. Caltenco practiced in Manatee County for more than 30 years. In my position at Manatee Hospital, I gave him his orientation when he started his practice. We saw Dr. Caltenco a few months ago and he still had a smile on his face.

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Trump’s war mongering dangerous for world

One year before his death, the great Martin Luther King Jr. poignantly observed: “I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today — my own government.”

Kroger Field goal posts shake due to heavy wind during UK-Vandy football

High winds in Lexington made the Kroger Field goal posts shake and spread trash through the air in the stadium during UK's game against Vanderbilt on October 20, 2018. A wind gust of 44 miles per hour was reported in Lexington, Kentucky, earlier.