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Letters

  • Letter: Best of luck, Chief Carter

    I would like to thank retiring Lancaster Police Chief Harlean Carter and wish her a blessed life.
    I called her a lot and prayed for her department, and also Sheriff Barry Faile and his department.
    I also would like to thank all county and city officers for their hard work and to ask the public to pray for them. God bless.

    Carl M. Miles
    Lancaster

  • Letter: Act of kindness deserves thanks

    In Walmart on Nov. 26, I was behind a friendly and nice lady with a cart loaded with merchandise. I remarked to her that she had really good luck shopping.
    When I started to pay for my purchases, the cashier advised that the lady before me had paid for mine. I was so surprised and so appreciative. But I didn’t get to thank her.
    To this wonderful and kind person, I wish to say a big thank you! You made my day, and I will definitely pass it on to make someone else very happy. Thank you!

    Lynn Melton
    Lancaster

  • Letter: Coach Mayer deserves some credit

    I do not know Indian Land coach Mike Mayer. Nor do I know Van Wyck resident Jimmy Fox. And I know little to nothing about football.
    But that does not matter. What does matter is that Mr. Fox, the “Voice of the Warriors,” spoke out and gave readers some very interesting and notable facts. Clearly, the facts that he stated in Friday’s Lancaster News guest column, “Mayer a good coach,” cannot easily be disputed.

  • Letter: New Medicare benefit in 2017 helps Alzheimer’s patients plan care

    November is National Family Caregivers Month. This is important to me because every day I see individuals and families whose lives have been completely turned upside down by Alzheimer’s disease.

    As a member of the S.C. Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors and the owner of a home-care organization serving Lancaster, York and Chester counties, I have the opportunity to assist families in navigating through this horrible disease, but more help is needed.

  • Letter: NAMI mental health support groups are expanding into Lancaster County

    It is with great pride that we announce that new mental health support groups are expanding into Lancaster County. 

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest grass-roots mental health organization in the nation. NAMI chapters like Piedmont Tri-County train volunteers in Lancaster, Chester and York counties to lead confidential support groups for individuals and families affected by mental illness.

  • Letter: Hey doc, where’d you get fat mirror?

    Hmmmm. When did I first notice this?

    I think it was last year, when I went to see my eye doctor, Malcolm Edwards. I was put in a room and looked in front of me. There was a mirror that took up the whole wall. 

    Well, I laughed as Dr. Edwards came in and – me being me – I asked him: “Where did you get that mirror that makes you look so fat?”

    He smiled and said, “You’re looking at yourself. That’s not a funny mirror, Myra.”

  • Letter: Thanks to police for quick action

    Much appreciation to the Lancaster Police Department – patrolmen and detectives – on the speed and professionalism in the apprehension of the criminals who burglarized my business. A job well done!

    Donald Williams
    Williams Trading Post
    Lancaster

  • Letter: A long talk with Linda Blackmon

    I read with great interest of your encounter with Linda Blackmon. I’d like to share my experience when I first met her.
    I’d moved from Newberry to Lancaster in ‘02. I was doing yard work in our front yard when this woman approached. She handed me a card which said she was seeking political office. I was busy, but I did stop to speak to her. Her conversation rambled on and  on, and after an interminable and wasted time, I told her I needed to get back to work, and I walked away from her.

  • Letter: Rude in Congress, but no big deal?

    This is a response to Dr. Brooks Walker’s Nov. 23 column “Booing, lecturing VP-elect Pence was rude, vain, sanctimonious.”
    Dr. Walker, did you have a problem when a sitting member of Congress exercised his right to free speech by interrupting President Obama’s address to Congress and calling him a liar?
    I don’t remember reading your submission on that one.
    You’re an educated man. What would be happening today if Trump had won the popular vote by 2 million votes and lost the election? Mayhem!

  • Letter: Critic of DARE is misinformed

    On the Nov. 2 opinion page, Heather Mueller wrote about the substance abuse prevention policies of the candidates for Lancaster County sheriff.
    Unfortunately, the information she provided about DARE’s curriculum is outdated. DARE has been implementing Keepin’ It REAL for more than eight years. This curriculum is labeled “evidence-based” or effective by the very National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices that she touts for its veracity, which lists DARE as a provider.