Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Pasco

Pasco letters to the editor

'Keep Moving' | May 12, storyBetty Mitchell is an inspirationThe inspiring article about Betty Mitchell will be an impetus for others, like myself, who are senior citizens. Though not all of us are as talented as this terrific woman, it does takes s...
Updated a year ago

Letters to the Editor

Teachers deserve better treatmentI read with dismay the May 1 article, Grades should reflect performance, not behavior, Pasco County schools official says.Actually, the word "dismay" doesn't accurately express my feelings regarding the comments relat...
Updated a year ago

Letters to the Editor

Re: C.T. Bowen column, April 21I have to disagree with Mayor Rob Marlowe. He doesn't want New Port Richey to be another Dunedin or Safety Harbor?Back in 2006, during my run for council, there was a candidates forum and my comment was to make New Port...
Updated a year ago
Causes may be many, but reducing medical errors must be a priority

Causes may be many, but reducing medical errors must be a priority

While affordability of and access to health care has been debated for a long time in our richest country, the safety of the available health care is being questioned lately, and for a good reason.In 1999, the Institute of Medicine estimated deaths be...
Updated a year ago

Ridge Road extension not realistic path

Gov. Rick Scott's letter of March 23 concerning the proposed Ridge Road Extension in Pasco County promotes a false narrative in numerous ways.First and foremost, the project's justification as a hurricane evacuation route is patently absurd. Realisti...
Updated a year ago
Editorial: Urban gardens take root in New Port Richey

Editorial: Urban gardens take root in New Port Richey

New Port Richey seems an unlikely place for urban agriculture to take root and flourish, but that's what's happening in Pasco County's largest city.The Times' Laura Reiley reported Sunday on New Port Richey's thriving community garden scene, which di...
Updated a year ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor: Port Richey pier vote rushed without needed scrutiny

Commissioners' pier decision hastyWhen a person is no longer in office, whether it be local, state or federal, it is not professional to criticize what the current office holders are doing. But there comes a time when there just is no holding back. C...
Updated a year ago
Editorial: Judge correct in rejecting 'stand your ground' claim

Editorial: Judge correct in rejecting 'stand your ground' claim

Two weeks of testimony did not convince a Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Court judge that Curtis Reeves should be immune from prosecution for shooting and killing a man in a movie theater. Judge Susan Barthle made the right decision in allowing the case, whi...
Updated a year ago
Heart Month reminds us that many problems are preventable

Heart Month reminds us that many problems are preventable

February is American Heart Month, and, as a passionate doctor fighting heart disease and stroke, I wanted to first share some facts about heart disease in America.It is still the No. 1 cause of death in the country and is No. 1 killer among African-A...
Updated a year ago

Pasco letter to the editor: Browning is serving as schools' dictator

Stop Browning from dictatorshipOur school (Seven Springs Middle) is no longer our school. Our neighborhood is no longer our neighborhood. They are both a pawn to be played with by superintendent (dictator) Kurt Browning.Our overall school district un...
Updated a year ago