All posts tagged "letter to the editor"

  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Amendment 1 critical to our future

    Dear Editor: This is to respectfully provide my opposition to your negative opinion of Amendment 1 and your advice to vote no. Anyone who has witnessed the rampant destruction of natural ecosystems, destruction of valuable wetlands and pollution...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Where is Winter Garden’s 9/11 memorial?

    Dear Editor: A little more than two years ago, it was brought to my attention by a Winter Garden firefighter, along with my two children standing nearby, that the little odd-shaped piece of land that sits next...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Reader doesn’t want to lose blueberries

    Dear Editor: So, I hear they want to turn our blueberry patch into a high-density residential complex. The “they” in this case is the West family, which has been in West Orange County for generations. They own...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Starke Lake is our gem

    Dear Editor: Many times, when people set out to go boating, they plan a day off a bit far from home. We often head over to the Harris Chain of Lakes, which are about 30 minutes from home,...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    Chamber says vote ‘yes’ for ½-penny tax renewal

    Editor, Those of us who have had the pleasure of living in Orange County since 2002 remember how our local sales tax went from 6 percent to 6.5 percent. That additional half penny was overwhelmingly approved by...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    Ocoee residents praise Public Safety Academy

    Editor, My wife and I just completed the city of Ocoee Citizens Public Safety Academy. I am serving on the Police Advisory Board, and Jackie is on the Fire Department Advisory Board. It was recommended we attend...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    Remembering Judge Tucker

    By Donald Griffith Special to the Times The editor’s note in the Old Times, May 22, 2014 about Judge Pete Tucker having common sense, patience, courtesy and fairness hit the nail on the head. I had the...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Students should have healthier food options

    Dear Editor: Whether they’re picking between entrees in the lunch line or choosing a drink from a vending machine, today’s students have more choices for food and beverages than ever before. Unfortunately, not all of these choices...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • OPINION
    LETTER: Open letter to the West Orange community

    The West Orange Political Alliance Board of Directors has carefully reviewed a petition gathering initiative currently ongoing in our community. The W.O.P.A. Board is in opposition to petitions seeking partisan elections for county commissioners, county mayor and...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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  • OPINION
    LETTER: Growing upon Boyd Street

    Editor’s note: Donald Griffith heard from several friends after The West Orange Times printed his letter about long-ago Winter Garden, so he sent some more of his memories. “Old-timers” are invited to submit t heir memories of...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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