Letters to the Editor
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Over the past few weeks, several letters have been sent to the editor with comments about how our library is being run. Most of the comments are negative in content and for the most part show a lack … more
It’s been suggested that not being “Home Grown” somehow makes a large number of Galena residents inferior, despite the immense contribution those not born here have made to make … more
I enjoyed reading about the success of Galena’s glass, recycling program in this week’s Gazette, and I do appreciate the role Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly plays in this process. I would … more
I am the current president of the Galena Public Library District Board of Trustees. My letter may not represent the views of the board as a whole and should be considered as my own personal … more
Pennie Groezinger, a Stockton resident running for a second 6-year term on the Highland Community College Board, will continue to focus on advancing higher education for all students in the region. … more
My first encounter with Jerry was when I enrolled in the Police Academy classes when he, as Chief of Galena Police, initiated to bring law enforcement techniques to the public’s attention with … more
I would like to recommend Pennie Groezinger for the position of trustee of the Highland Community College Board. Pennie, a current board member and vice-chair, brings much knowledge and … more
The same neo-liberal and neo-conservative factions of the US/Western power and money structure are reacting to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as they did to Trump’s electoral victory in 2016. … more
The Pirate Closet has generously provided a snack for each day of our state-mandated standardized testing (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) for all of the third through eighth grade students. They … more
I don’t support building a new multi-million dollar library. We don’t need it. I resent being “over-taxed” year-after-year by the Library Board for cash they want but … more
April 4 we will have the opportunity to vote for three candidates for the Galena City Council and have a voice for the future of our beloved Galena. Those of us who live on the East side in Ward IV … more
I was dismayed to learn that our incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Robert Hahn chose to not attend the March 6 candidate forum organized by the League of Women Voters. The forum gave voters a chance to learn … more
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