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Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:23 am
BASEBALL STORIES A GOOD READI have enjoyed the recent stories on baseball by Stuart Shiffman.  Regarding his story on Harry Caray (“Baseball’s salesman,” May 30), I heard many a broadcast b...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:12 am
 OFFENSIVE TERMI was quite interested to learn of Oscar Wilde’s visit to Springfield in your recent story (“Springfield, the entertainment capital, 1800s-style,” May 30). However, I was dis...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:14 am
 PROUD OF PRIDEFESTI remember the very early days of PrideFest in Springfield (“PrideFest draws thousands,” May 23). The LGBTQ community in Springfield is brave, determined and has been a rol...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:19 am
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORKErika Holst’s “Discovering the east side” was the very best article I have read (May 16); superb in content, writing and era covered.  I had the pleasure of meeting Hol...
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:15 am
 MORE SOLAR IS NEEDEDAlthough it is true that market pricing does fluctuate, solar power production is at its highest during mid-day of the summer months with June 21 theoretically being our best...
Friday, May 10, 2019 12:23 am
BE AWARE OF MOTORCYCLESDuring May, motorcyclists around our area will be promoting National Motorcycle Awareness Month. I am a member of Leather & Lace, a women’s motorcycle club established in...
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:14 am
 COLLEGE ATHLETES NOT ENTITLED TO PLAYAs one of Brian Holzgrafe’s former players, who is now an NCAA D-I coach, I can see where Mr. Lozier could have it out for Coach Holzgrafe (“Tennis, anyo...
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:12 am
LET’S HAVE A TREE COMMISSIONIn response to Bruce Rushton’s opinion piece (“I love trees,” April 11), I love the idea of having a tree commission so much that I would even like to serve on it.I...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 12:16 am
 AGREES WITH GAS TAX INCREASEIf I were running for office, supporting the proposed state gas tax increase likely would doom my chances.  Nonetheless, a gas tax increase at this time makes gr...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:20 am
 NEW SMEAA MEMBER RESPONDSJill Steiner made a number of excellent points with regard to the elected board that oversees the Bank of Springfield Center. In particular, she asks why we even have an...


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