Newtown

Reader Input: First, an apology

I was taken aback by the negative responses to my recent letter (“Writer should sleep well,” March 22). I didn’t spend the time necessary for deleting my more e ...

Reader Input: Categorize firearms deaths

Heard on the news tonight that since the Newtown slaughter, there have been 1,221 deaths due to firearms. If that is anywhere close to being correct, I wonder how many of those k ...

Making music for Newtown

When David Lawrenson heard the news out of Newtown, Conn., he, like many of us, sat in a state of stunned disbelief. “I have been to all of those places,” Lawrenson s ...

Reader Input: Transcend mere politics and help

Re: “Newtown mourns as police look for answers,” (Journal, Dec. 16, 2012). On Dec. 14, 2012, many people’s lives in the town of Newtown, Conn. were changed fore ...

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — The youngsters who survived the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to class Thursday for the first time since the shooting rampage, settling in a ...

Reader Input: Blaming the weapon misses the mark

Re: “Tone down our weaponry,” (Reader Input,  Dec. 20): First of all, I do not wish to make light of the tragedy that took place in Sandy Hook Village of Newtown ...

Reader Input: First, they must grieve amid support

To the people of Newtown, Conn.: The world extends its thoughts and prayers to your city and mourns the loss of the most precious gift parents give to the world. There are no word ...

Newtown gun debate draws in talk of Auburn indoor shooting range

  AUBURN CA - The Auburn Recreation District board was already on course to discuss the possibility of an indoor shooting range in Auburn before the Dec. 14 Newtown, Conn. el ...

UPDATE: NRA: Armed police officer needed at every school in America

  UPDATE: WASHINGTON (AP) — Guns and police officers in all American schools are what's needed to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings," the Nati ...

Jeff Bielar doing well in Wales

There was recently an obituary in the Auburn Journal for a Jeffrey Beeler. My condolences go to his family and friends, but my name is very similar to his. So to those who knew a ...