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  • Successful Campaign For Salvation Army

    To the Editor:

    It is with a great deal of gratitude that the Newtown Service Unit of the Salvation Army wishes to thank all the former and new volunteers who rang the kettle bells these past two weekends. You wonderful people came out in cold, windy and snowy weather and did your ringing and greeting as in the past and in good humor.

  • Showing Us How To Cheer

    To the Editor:

    The following poem was submitted as a Letter to The Editor by its author, Michael Ratcliffe.

    His sister-in-law, Kim Baker, is an assistant coach for the D15 cheerleading team, one of two Newtown American Youth Football & Cheer teams that recently competed in the AYC National Cheer Championships in Kissimee, Fla. Mr Ratcliffe’s niece, Grace Baker, is a member of the team.

  • How Many Have Helped You Balance On A Fence?

    To the Editor:

    Dag Hammarskjold, the late UN Secretary General, offered the world a great number of wise sayings, one of which caught my eye on a pastor’s desk in Raleigh, NC. It read “For all that has been, Thanks! For all that will be, Yes!” It is now “New Year 2014” and a turning point in our lives. It’s time to say “Thanks!” for the past and “Yes!” to the future.