THANKS, writes a reader, to LaCroft Elementary's new principal, Mr. Jarvis, for greeting students at "drop off" in the morning.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to downtown businesses for not mowing the grass and cutting the weeds around their parking lots. Also SPANKS to the landlords in town who don't mow their grass on the properties they own.
THANKS, writes a reader, to youth sports organizations for their efforts in seeing that every child has an opportunity to play and participate. SPANKS, though, to those coaches who continue to be all about winning vs. teaching these youngsters the fundamentals of the game.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to those school districts that have dress codes but only seem to enforce them on certain students.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the employee at Walmart who found a Thor Hammer for my son's costume after we thought they were sold out. The employee looked for us in the store to give it to him. You truly made his day and I really appreciate it.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to community officials who are voted into office by the public, yet continue to miss meetings.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to East Liverpool officials for not painting street lines on all the roadways, especially West Eighth Street where an accident is just waiting to happen.
SPANKS, writes a reader, to all high school sports fans who don't understand the game and how it is to be played. If you know so much, why aren't you coaching? THANKS, though, to all fans who attend every game to cheer the team.
THANKS, writes a reader, to the kind people who helped me locate my lost car keys, especially Dan Dietz from Bricker's who went beyond the call of duty and Kathy the clerk at Rite Aid and her manager.