Letters

Readers’ Column for the week of April 24, 2016

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. ~ In response to the suggestion in last week’s column, I am pleased to see that folks want to utilize Kirby Park and especially to commemorate […]

What is the need to own a deadly weapon?

Dear Editor, What is the purpose of owning an Uzi? An M16? I understand that as citizens we want to exercise our rights, but is it really necessary to purchase a weapon, that in origin was intended to kill as many as possible? With attacks becoming a recurring theme, gun control has risen as a plausible […]

Pass a budget that is for the students

Dear Editor, It’s almost that time of the year again when you the public will vote on the upcoming school budget. Many of you will vote no. But when you vote no you hurt the younger generation’s chances of bettering themselves and receiving more knowledge. In this year’s budget the high school has a chance […]

Minimum wage plan is encouraging

Dear Editor, This letter is in reference to Governor Cuomo’s signing of the $15 minimum wage plan and 12 week paid family leave policy into law. As a woman, I am very glad after giving birth I will not be punished by losing my job or my credibility as an employee. The idea of a […]

Cuomo’s ban will hurt the country

Dear Editor, A lot of states are boycotting in their own way against the LGBT community. States like Mississippi, North Carolina and Georgia have recently added Religious Freedom Laws. Governor Andrew Cuomo has banned non-essential state-funded travel to Mississippi. We should not do this because states should have the right to protect their businesses. A […]

Beware of false Gods

Dear Editor, Three thousand years ago people created and worshiped a god and named it Molech. This false god was worshiped by its creators by sacrificing their children to it. We have evolved since but we have retained this practice. We have now created and worship another god and named it Self. We sacrifice 1.7 […]

Readers’ Column for the week of April 17, 2016

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. I want to thank the person who found my bill with the check and turned it in to the post office where I had dropped it. There are […]