Around Town – Sept. 22

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Sept. 22

Orchids to

the gentlemen at Great Clips for paying for my haircut and praying for my health, from Juanita.

the councilmen near the CVS store who found my billfold and returned it to my home, I appreciate it very much.

our neighbor Brigid for all the wonderful things she does for our neighbors on Aspen Lane.

the people of Ukraine persevering against tyranny.

the paper for another great opinion page in Wednesday’s edition.

Onions to

those who find it reasonable to think that their religious beliefs should control how other people live their lives.

the self-appointed inappropriate reading material police.

the bicycle rider who ran a red light on Monday afternoon.

the homophobic running team deciding to withdraw from the Mill Race Marathon because of the Pride Festival.

not realizing many events (including Pride and certain parades) are organized by private groups, not the city—stop complaining and form your own committee.

supporters of the former leader proving you can fool some of the people all of the time.

the unsightly area at the fairgrounds across from the baseball diamonds.

not having a speed check machine and additional signs on Central Avenue, from National to the airport, the speeding is out of control.

having the Pride Festival on the same day as the marathon, causing me not to go to the marathon.

the political party of inhumanity.

the federal government for giving out excess covid funds partly causing the rapid inflation.

the federal agency deleting half of the public comments on the radical upcoming proposed change to Title 9.

Happy Birthday to

Charlotte Hadley, from your family and Donna.

David Chadd, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Laurel Weddle, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Andrew Speer, from John Tinkey.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Sue Eckrote, from the Martoccia family.

Happy Anniversary to

Mary Greene on No. 59, love from Daniel.