Author archives: The other guys

  • Turn 1 sidewalk into a bike path

    Jan 17, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Editor’s note: This letter is addressed to Jeff Bray and Chris Thibert, Dear Mr. Bray and Mr. Thibert, Chatham-Kent’s manager of parks and open spaces and C-K’s director of engineering and transportation. Sir: This letter is in regard to the following...

  • Simple solution for bike paths

    Jan 10, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Re: Bicycle paths for Victoria Avenue. I completely agree with the editorial, “Cycling links required,” on Dec. 20. The ability of governments, of any kind, to find ways to spend great amounts of the taxpayer’s money and to complicate simple...

  • Sidewalk extension badly needed

    Jan 8, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Do you think that after the New Year’s Eve tragedy on the corner of St. Clair and Crerar Drive we could get a continuance of the sidewalk along the east side of the guard rail and a foot bridge over the creek on St. Clair Avenue? Even down to...

  • Public sector unsustainable as is

    Jan 4, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I was shocked Mr. Corcoran had the cajones to publish open questions concerning municipal payroll costs (“Budget survey? More info, please,” in the Dec. 20 Chatham Voice). He is correct this is not how it used to be. I am excited to oblige with most...

  • Chatham-Kent police help Camp Vincent

    Jan 4, 19 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Camp Vincent would like to thank the Chatham-Kent police for choosing them as this year’s recipient for their annual golf tournament proceeds. This tournament raised $4,100 which will help the camp sponsor children to come to camp in 2019 and purchase...

  • Extensive support appreciated

    Dec 21, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The Chatham Goodfellow’s 64th “No Child Without a Christmas” campaign wraps up this week with toy delivery and food packing & delivery. The Board of Directors of Chatham Goodfellows would like to thank the corporate sponsors, private...

  • Hometown Hockey a great time

    Dec 21, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The Hometown Hockey event in downtown Chatham was well worth the time I spent there. There were all sorts of things for people to see and do, including a road hockey game in the middle of Wellington Street West for the children, which brought back many...

  • Editorial on the mark for council

    Dec 18, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: I’d like to applaud the editorial in the Dec. 6 Chatham Voice, “Advice to councillors.” I was originally supporting Randy Hope who served as mayor from 2006 to 2018 because I was concerned about the election of an inexperienced mayor trying to...

  • Bylaws are there to be enforced

    Dec 18, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: Your paper recently ran a great letter from Frank Doyle on the do’s and don’ts of the new side walk from Keil Street along Grand Avenue West. The heading read; “Sidewalk rules are confusing.” Not really, Frank. There have been bylaws for them for...

  • Kind words carry such power

    Dec 18, 18 • 0 Views • Letters to the EditorNo Comments

    Sir: The power of kindness. Recently, I slept like crap. I tossed and turned, and was up for hours on end. I woke up the next morning late and in a rush. I even went to the extent of putting cucumbers on my eyes to bring down the puffiness. I rushed out the...