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January 30, 2019

Peter Boettger's letter to the editor on Jan. 20 was spot on. Having worked as a primary care nurse practitioner with the Department of Family Medicine for 36 years, I've witnessed the very changes that Peter refers to in the change from a medical model to a money making model over the years. As…

January 30, 2019

In the midst of all the negative news it has been so refreshing to read your guest columnist articles by Kathryn Jean Lopez. She brings such well-articulated perspectives on joy and hope that are uplifting and inspirational. Keep ’em coming! Thanks

Betsy Smith


January 30, 2019

I hear the complaints. Most Americans, every day, are wishing out loud for our *president's quick demise. (The * indicates minority president.)

Many of us, even those of us who are typically peace-loving and positive-thinking, have joined the voices of political hate for a man who often looks…

January 30, 2019

Some critics apparently think I’m using stormwater to prepare for a November City Council candidacy. I’ll be crystal clear — I will not be a candidate for any City Council seat. Those concerned can forthwith attend to more productive matters. Now, stormwater.


January 29, 2019

Johnnie Beddard wrote on Jan. 19 that Mr. Obama, Mrs. Pelosi and Pope Francis are hypocrites for not tearing down their walls. Apparently, he watched a rant full of lies by Tucker Carlson on Faux News.

Obama has an architectural fence across the front of his property that matches his…

January 28, 2019

Whether or not you buy popcorn at the movies, don’t forget to arm yourself with nerves of steel. If only for the previews.

That gratuitous violence could make you deaf, offend your sensibilities and horrify you. The speed at which this mayhem is delivered, makes it impossible to process it.…

January 27, 2019

As readers of this paper know, I am an ordained Roman Catholic priest and pastor of Free Spirit Inclusive Catholic Community. I am part of a prophetic, healing movement that is leading the church into the future where full equality of men and women will be embraced.

Recently the Vatican’s…

January 27, 2019

It has been rightfully pointed out to me that in my letter titled “Medical Foundation Fiasco,” published in The Daily Reflector on Jan. 20, I erred in stating “A surplus that should be going back into improving patient care gets transferred from the ECU Medical Foundation into the…

January 27, 2019

As a proud alumna of James Madison University, I am happy to see former JMU football coach Mike Houston come to ECU.

ECU and JMU have much in common, besides their purple and gold school colors. Both are set in small cities within in larger rural regions, with larger population centers about 90…

January 27, 2019

In the recent story about declining attendance at ECU partly being due to the Promise schools increasing the numbers of in-state students due to low guaranteed tuition, it seems there is an easy fix to the problem: allow ECU to accept more out of state students.

There currently is a cap on the…

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