Elinor Petuskey

Reader input: Vote Stearns for NFPD board

I was happy to read in the Auburn Journal last week that Bob Stearns is running for a position on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board. (“Robert Stearns announces New ...

Reader Input: Writer a breath of fresh air

want to congratulate the Auburn Journal for adding Rosie Wohlfromm to the list of people who are writing commentaries (“It’s not a war on women; it’s a war on fam ...

Reader Input: Welcome new Newcastle fire station

As a long-time resident of Newcastle, I was delighted to read that the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) board has decided to build a new station instead of rehabilitating ...

Reader input: Representatives have tunnel vision

I, for one, have lost patience with Tea Party Republicans who have shut down our government and think they’ve accomplished a great victory. Holding this country hostage becau ...

Reader Input: Fire board labored hard and well

Re: “Grand jury slams former Newcastle fire board,” Journal, June 21. As I read the Auburn Journal’s article on the grand jury report on the former Newcastle Fi ...

Reader Input: Educate for the common good

This is the season of graduations and young people stepping out into the world full of hope and plans. I would like to share a quote from President John F. Kennedy: “There ...

Raeder input: US Senate: an embarrassment

You are absolutely right Elinor Petuskey, (US Senate’s gun vote shameful, by Elinor Petuskey, April 23). It is incredibly shameful when senators who are supposed to represe ...

Reader Input: US Senate’s gun vote shameful

I want to applaud Rosalie Wohlfromm for her letter calling out the United States Senate for their shameful vote against universal background checks on the sale of all guns in this ...

Newcastle Measure K a non-starter

The supporters of Measure K have signs sprouting all over the place that say “End the Tax, Build the Station.” That’s like saying, “do away with all birth control and reduc ...

Measure K falls short

I supported the Measure B parcel tax for the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) which passed with a 68.7 percent vote. Measure B provides the revenue flow needed to build a ...