Allen Cassidy

Quit paving over our fair community

How many times does this need repeating? Stop building in the Auburn area! With the exception of senior and low-income housing, this activity needs to be curtailed. Leave things a ...

Behind the signature: Allen Cassidy

Editor’s note: Below is the first in a new series of profiles of people who submit letters to the Auburn Journal. It runs on Sundays. A visit with the Journal’s frequent l ...

Big new hotel doesn’t belong

We don’t need another large hotel in Auburn (Journal, Feb. 27). This project should be denied. It harms the environment and causes an inconvenience for the local community. This ...

Reduce county salaries to save money

It’s no wonder our state is going broke, just look at the salaries of these county employees. This issue of excessive pay/benefits has been expressed before, but to no avail. Th ...

Auburnite OK with big box

Allen Cassidy writes that destroying an area for economic increase is not the answer to our deeper social problems (Reader Input, Oct. 1). Allen, you are spot on! I know of no st ...

Don’t build on nature’s doorstep

This proposed development on Highway 49 (Bohemia retail project) will bring jobs, but it will also bring more traffic. With more population you have more problems, a very simple t ...

No room for more big box stores

Another big store is coming to North Auburn. This is a mistake. Highway 49 is already in gridlock. More problems will come. It’s another example of profit over people. Developer ...

Reader: Flood county with discontent

Here we go again. Top county employees get overpaid (Journal, June 23). A couple of them make more than the governor. This is a scam! While laying off average workers, these people ...

Picture Auburn homeless statue

This is an idea for a statue in Auburn: a homeless person. Since we ignore them, this would be a fitting tribute. We need to stop glamorizing entertainment and focus on the people ...

Thoughts on a new year

Why do we celebrate New Year’s Eve? Is it to forget yesterday’s wrath? Or in denial of yesterday, thinking tomorrow will be better because we have an understanding of changin ...