Letters

Hedges’ speech is promoting communism

Dear Editor, The quote from Chris Hedges’ speech, “The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies” in last week’s Reader’s Column, was on point about fascism. Unfortunately, after listening to the full speech I realized Hedges is promoting Communism. He blames solely corporations for the misery existing in the world and ignores […]

The Legislature should be protecting families

Dear Editor, The Tioga County Legislature’s 8-11 unanimous resolution to endorse fracking with propane is politically disingenuous because it is based on at least two false claims. One that the Legislature has a vital interest in protecting the community’s health and welfare, and second that fracking with propane is “proven safe and reliable.” Fracturing shale […]

Legislature needs to look for cost saving jobs – not fracking with LPG

Dear Editor, We read with disbelief Tioga County Legislature’s resolution that “strongly endorses and supports” the Snyder Farm Group’s proposal to move forward with fracking within the county, using LPG (liquefied petroleum gas). The resolution states: – That “The Tioga County Legislature has a vital interest in protecting the community’s health, safety and welfare,” yet the […]

“Do what I say, not what I do”, does not work!

Dear Editor, July 19, 2010 marks the date of adoption of Common Core by the New York State Board of Regents. July 19, 2015 marks the 5th anniversary of adoption. The anniversary is marked with refuse to participate, opt out, lack of information, understanding, emotion, participation, and all of varying degrees. This detracts from the […]

Readers’ Column for the week of Aug. 23, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. T-ST BOCES announces Candor Adult Education classes to be starting Sept. 15 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hope to see you in class! Your Instructor, Sue […]

Readers’ Column for the week of Aug. 16, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. The annual Angels Over Afghanistan and Iraq’s yard sale is Aug. 21 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Owego United Methodist Church […]

Instead of complaining, join!

Dear Editor, In response to the person who wrote in about the accident that happened on North Avenue on July 20, you should know all the facts before you complain about the Fire Department and the Emergency Squad. We are a Volunteer Department and 99 percent of us have jobs other than the department. Our response […]

Readers’ Column for the week of Aug. 9, 2015

You may call the Owego Pennysaver Readers’ Column at (607) 687-2378 24-hours a day, or e-mail comments to readerscolumn@stny.rr.com. We reserve the right to revise or reject any message. Please remember to water cemetery flowers! ~ FOUND: Practically brand new jacket on Catatonk Hill Road. Please call to identify, 659-3690. ~ Please! Ninety-five percent of […]