May 6, 2009 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Paving at Clearfield needs to be done

I am writing in response to the April 22 article on repaving at Clearfield. First, let me state I do not take our town parks and facilities for granted. More...

Teens have a place to go in Amherst

I'd like to respond to Shai-Lee and Tatiana's letters regarding places for teens to go (April 8). While I can't offer Shai-Lee increased public transportation, I'd like to draw attention to a relatively unknown teen hangout, Melissa's Coffee House. More...

Approve Amherst schools budget

I am writing to urge Amherst residents to vote in favor of the proposed school budget on May 19. More...

Budget approval is important

If you are a family with students in our schools, the budget affects your child's educational experience. Williamsville is one of the top school districts in the country. While others are not ranked as high as ours, they do spend more per student. More...

Many understand need for nurses

After reading the multiple letters to the editor this week, I had to send in a note of thanks to the many parents and professionals in Amherst who understand and are standing up for the value of school nurses in all schools. More...

Red-light running is rampant in town

The Amherst Police Department does a fantastic job carrying out its mission, but, as most Amherst residents have witnessed, its mission has a noticeable flaw. More...

Board faced tough decision on nurses

Let this be an opportunity for Amherst residents to become better informed about their community and schools. More...

Private schools should pick up costs for nurses

Many letters have been written to protest funding cuts for private school nurses in the Amherst School District. Many protestors state that these cuts will leave private schools without nursing care. That is not entirely true. More...

Taxes should not pay for private school nurses

People who can afford the tuition send their children to private school where they expect a better education than offered to them in the public schools. The less affluent send their children to public schools. More...

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