07020 Forums  

Go Back   07020 Forums > Politics > Local Politics > Letters to the editor, editorials, and commentary

Letters to the editor, editorials, and commentary Reprinted letters to the editor, and other commentary

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-06-2008, 11:46 AM
Mike's Avatar
Mike Mike is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Cliffside Park, NJ, USA
Posts: 6,079
Mike is on a distinguished road
Petersen-Keesecker June 2008 letter to Residential

Dear Editor,

I look forward to your publication. Thank you for lifting the community of Edgewater to the eyes of the inhabitants. Yes, the invitation to be working on building community is exciting and one meets interesting people. I enjoy listening to people telling me their stories of either being raised here or stories of how they chose to live here. One "keenager" I met told me she had lived here since she was two years old and in fact is living in the very same home. Others share how the community has changed and
how this change has affected their lives. Others are excited to have a home near …and they explain.

My husband, Joseph, and I enjoyed working with the DPW, May 10th, in the annual cemetery cleaning day. The workers were thoughtful and considerate of the history of the grounds sharing notes on names found.

I want to invite the readers to share a 'project' of mine. I walk the streets with my needle nose pliers and a screwdriver or small hand plant trimmer. As I come to poles which have numerous staples on them I remove the staples. Why? Workmen who climb the poles can get their legs injured. You are right, there are many poles in the borough!!! This is a small act, yet I invite others to be involved. This has been a wonderful way to meet folk and to have them join me--even if for a few removals. Again, you may ask why? There are many reasons and I guess asking the "Why?" question will elicit conversation.

And yes, many of these signs have been political signs. Others have been posted because a pet has strayed, a garage sale is being held, directions are displayed for a festival. Not to worry! With container in hand to catch the staples, a few tools to use, an interest in the safety of others---at least as far as one can reach---there will be people to greet, and perhaps a pole climber will smile.

Sincerely,

Selena Petersen-Keesecker
Edgewater
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-06-2008, 03:51 PM
Wine_N_Dine's Avatar
Wine_N_Dine Wine_N_Dine is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Edgewater, NJ, USA
Posts: 1,169
Wine_N_Dine is on a distinguished road
Re: Petersen-Keesecker June 2008 letter to Residential

Oh no said the parrot, they're on to our plot now.
__________________
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises, it costs nothing - Edmund Burke
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
telephone pole


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Happy birthday Selena Petersen-Keesecker Mike Soapbox 2 12-18-2007 11:44 AM
Keesecker letter to EV re: Community Mike Letters to the editor, editorials, and commentary 0 11-18-2007 11:11 AM
Keesecker letter to EV re: Octagon/Candelmo Mike Letters to the editor, editorials, and commentary 0 06-24-2007 10:39 PM
Keesecker letter to EV thanking “Peter” Mike Soapbox 5 05-11-2007 06:28 PM
Ad in The Residential Mike General Discussion 0 01-05-2005 09:39 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2004 - 2013 07020.com - All rights reserved