Editorials

07/30/2014 - 7:58am
The editorial page is the heart and soul of any newspaper. A newspaper without an editorial page is heartless, and minus an editorial, that newspaper has little impact on its readers. It has often caused wonder as to why so few weekly newspapers in this state take the time to write opinion pieces that express the views of the newspaper. Personal columns are fine, and fun to write and read. They...
07/30/2014 - 7:56am
It is difficult to capture 23 years of your life in one column. In fact it is impossible, so I won’t even try. Let’s just say the last 23 years have zoomed by at warp speed. The Chronicle coverage area has been the most interesting of my career. First, because I was here the longest, but second, there has never been a time where I had to hunt very...
07/30/2014 - 7:55am
Back in the day, when we were stumped about something, we’d grab a dictionary, encyclopedia or almanac and look it up. These days, we “Google” or “ask Siri.” Well, I don’t ask Siri anymore. Not since she told me she found my “frivolous questions” tiresome. “Frivolous?” She should be so judgmental. I once asked her for the meaning of life, and she...
07/30/2014 - 7:54am
As Andy Williams would sing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I have had that song in my head all week and not because I’ve been missing the Christmas season. It’s Pola-Czesky Days this weekend — my favorite time of the year! Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve loved this Silver Lake holiday. I looked forward to the kiddie games,...
07/30/2014 - 7:51am
To the Editor: If you are reading this on Wednesday, July 30, and do not already have an appointment at the Glencoe community blood drive today (July 30), this letter is for you! Our appointments are down considerably for this drive, and we may not meet our goal of 122 units. The first two hours of the drive are booked (1 p.m. through 3 p.m.) But...
07/30/2014 - 7:50am
To the Editor: Another school year is right around the corner. At Glencoe-Silver Lake we are busy preparing for the upcoming school year and all the success stories that come with it. It’s hard to believe that August is upon us and school starts in about a month. Right now, a few major projects are finishing up at school. Our tennis courts are...
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