March 6, 2013
I just finished reading Mary Tilghman's article "Church members vote to become Catholic" in the Feb. 27 issue of the Catonsville Times. The subject of this article is intriguing, to say the least. I've lived in the Catonsville community for over 50 years and teach history at a nearby high school so the news that the congregants of St. Timothy Episcopal Church have voted to join the Roman Catholic Church was indeed surprising. However, for all the information related to the nature of the congregational vote, pastoral support, and future plans, nowhere in the article was a very crucial piece of information mentioned: Why was this decision made?
February 13, 2013
I really don't expect the Catonsville Times to publish anything that might lend credence to the charge that President Barack Obama's words and deeds arguably warrant his being impeached (see Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution of the United States). So I understand why the editorial in recent edition ("World now sees championship city we know so well," Catonsville Times, Feb. 6) is an irrelevant, cotton-candy tribute to Baltimore's professional sports teams. It's timely and fills all of the letters space available.
December 1, 2012
Not entering into a political debate with the writer ("Many reasons why the voters decided to re-elect the president," Catonsville Times, Nov. 28), but even if he was 100% correct in his gratuitous assertions, his attempt at an explanation and reconciliation is all for naught because his arrogant, elitist, and condescending last sentence ( "It's time for the losers to stop whining and acting like the world is coming to an end. Man up, for God's sake.), I believe, rightly sums up his caustic character and political acumen.
October 26, 2012
About this time in 2008, in a letter to the editor of the Catonsville Times, I listed 27 taxpayer-unfriendly plans Barack Obama had in store for us, if he were elected president. Well, four years have passed since then, and at least 21 of those 27 items have been implemented or are now works-in-progress. I expect the other six will become realities, if President Obama is reelected. He'll appoint even more anti-American Socialists, Islamists and Hispanics to positions of power and influence than he already has. He'll increase taxes for everybody, including middle class Americans.
October 24, 2012
I must write in response to Mr. Halsey's letter about speed concerns near Westchester Elementary School ("Need for caution, but not alarm, at Catonsville elementary school," Catonsville Times, Oct. 17). I walk down Old Frederick Road between Edmondson Avenue and past Westchester Elementary School, every day of the year, usually more than once, and have been doing so for close to 10 years. I can tell you that, at all times of the day, there are many speeding motorists in that area.
March 19, 2012
I thought the headline on the front page of the March 14 issue ("Catonsville woman won't slow down," Catonsville Times ) was going to be a story about the lady, who almost runs me down when I walk on Magruder Avenue. The subheading could have been, "She just won't put down her cell phone, either. " Damian O'Connor Catonsville