Special Treatment

Sep 7, 2004 / 6:10 am

I can""t agree more with Darren Schmidt""s comments regarding special treatment for "special people." Along the same lines, Ms. Hawkins was given many liters...

Retired Not Useless

Sep 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

Following G & JC""s letter, I want to say that it is sickening to think of retired people as being almost useless. Some people retire in their early 50s did you...

Alcoholism and Taxes

Sep 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

Responding to J.B. (No More Alcohol Taxes), who has stated that "alcoholism is a disease" and also that "alcoholics choose to become alcoholics"--- what an...

Alcoholics, Special Treatment, Svend

Sep 7, 2004 / 5:30 am

I am writing regarding recent letters & articles on your site & in the news. Regarding JB""s article on alcoholics, although I somewhat agree with him, if we...

Retire And Don""t Drive

Sep 6, 2004 / 6:15 am

I""m sorry but, this is the perfect example of really WHO is in the wrong here!! Great. We""ve got an elderly citizen that has been virtually run over by...

Need To Talk

Sep 5, 2004 / 10:25 am

I just needed to get something off my chest. I""m so sick of hearing about people like Sindi Hawkins and other people in the news getting special treatment just...

Svend A Lawyer?

Sep 5, 2004 / 9:25 am

I cannot believe Svend Robinson received a conditional discharge for stealing a $21,500 gold ring. This means the man will not have a criminal record for the...

No More Alcohol Taxes

Sep 5, 2004 / 8:21 am

I am strictly opposed to upping the taxes on alcohol so that those of us who enjoy it and use it RESPONSIBLY are paying for the addictions of other people....

Nervous Around Pittbull

Sep 5, 2004 / 7:00 am

My neighbor has a pitbull that frankly I am very nervous around! I am what my friends call a Dogaholic and normally find every dog I encounter a new friend but...

Valuable Lessons Learned

Sep 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

I applaud the sentiments of the Graphic Means Graphic and feel compelled to add that children in various parts of the globe are living in the reality of horrors...

Castanet Sensationalists

Sep 4, 2004 / 5:30 am

I was prompted to write this letter by P.M.s letter regarding the posting of the link where the video of the execution of the Nepalese hostages could be found....

Why Not Muzzle Dogs?

Sep 3, 2004 / 5:30 am

Ban them – no questions- but then I think that may be harsh. An alternative may be mandatory muzzles when in public. I dislike the breed intensely because of...

Don""t Condemn Breed

Sep 3, 2004 / 5:30 am

I would like to start out by stating I am an advocate of the APBT (American Pit Bull Terrier). I loved the breed as a child and am fortunate enough to have one...

Take A Look At Owners

Sep 3, 2004 / 5:30 am

In regards to the dangerous dog issue. There are no such thing as bad dogs. Just bad owners. I""m sorry to say it, but there are people out there that just...

Graphic Means Graphic

Sep 2, 2004 / 11:17 am

It is rather unfortunate that P.M. feels that Castanet made a mistake by providing information that relates to the awful hostage situation in Iraq. If your...

Read News Or Not!

Sep 2, 2004 / 11:14 am

Well here we go again. Castanet is being flooded with angry letters from individuals finding problems with their content. This time it deals with images from a...

Pit Bulls Scare Me

Sep 2, 2004 / 5:30 am

I think that Pit Bulls should be banned from public places. Maybe I have bad luck, but every experience I have had with these beautiful animals has scared me to...

City Start With Own Backyard

Sep 2, 2004 / 5:30 am

In this recent article regarding the City, Council states that it has instructed its staff to "look into" by-laws as ways of clamping down on the drug problem...

Shame On Castanet!

Sep 1, 2004 / 4:40 pm

I am a 34 year old male internet savvy user and a Castanet homepage believer for almost 2 years. I and my family, who are all over the continent, were relying...

Money Turned Away!

Sep 1, 2004 / 5:30 am

With back-to-school fast approaching, I headed out to Orchard Park yesterday with my teenagers in tote. We spent half an hour trying on pants at one of the...