Funding discrepancy worries constituent

Dear Editor,I do not understand why Sarah Grace would run for state representative if she could not uphold her basic responsibilities as a treasurer f...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Grace’s PTO history a cause for concern

Dear Editor,It is always frustrating to hear about scandals in the news. Usually, scandals are easy to ignore, but in this case, in a scandal that hit...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Support encouraged for fire levy in Salisbury Township

Dear Editor,I am writing to ask for the support of Salisbury Township residents on Tuesday, Nov. 8 in the general election.On this date, the residents...

October 31st, 2016 |  



Pipefitter plans to support Edwards

Dear Editor,I don’t normally write letters to the editor, but I feel that this is too important to keep to myself. I am a Democrat. I’m a ...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Why was candidate’s hands ‘in the money?’

Dear Editor,I was stunned by the lack of contrition from Sarah Grace about her work as treasurer of East Elementary PTO, which, according to the Athen...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Moral associations doesn’t hide in shadows

Moral associations doesn’t hide in shadows

It was my great joy some years ago to find, in an antique store, volume two of Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America.”As I p...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Grim Reaper’s visit wasn’t on Halloween

Grim Reaper’s visit wasn’t on Halloween

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.“Mom!” my eight-year old son yelled from his bedroom. I hopped up wondering what...

October 31st, 2016 |  


Grace never posed problems as landlord

Dear Editor,I’ve recently been made aware of claims that Sarah Grace is a questionable landlord who isn’t concerned with the health, safet...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Constituent recalls ‘bizarre’ talk with candidate

Dear Editor,I moved to Athens a little over a year ago, and in an effort to get involved in my new community I began following local politics and volu...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Reading between the laugh lines

Reading between the laugh lines

Wrinkles are inevitable.I had the recent misfortune of reconfirming this fact when a passing glance in the bathroom mirror to check for lipstick on my...

October 29th, 2016 |