Tonawanda News

Opinion

August 24, 2013

Sound Off published Aug. 24

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To the person with the obsessive hatred for Obama and Hillary. For crying out loud, would you please take a break or at least bash someone else for a change? Learn a few new names and rant about them for awhile. To the North Tonawanda PD, For the love of God would you please find out why a certain person can’t get an answer when she dials your number? This person obviously has a life threatening emergency thats been lasting for several weeks now. If you don’t answer your phone soon, there’s no telling what may become of him/her.

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To the person who talked about judging homosexuality using the Bible: It appears you did not know that the Bible was written over a period of fifteen hundred years, by forty different human authors, from various backgrounds, who wrote in different languages (Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek), upon three different continents, in different circumstances, upon different subjects, and in different literary forms. These authors, for the most part, did not know each other. With all these contrasts one would expect something chaotic and disjointed when their writings were assembled into one book. One of the remarkable features of the Bible is its magnificent continuity. This is because God Himself is the source of the Bible. Archeology is constantly proving the truth of the Bible. How many scientists and science textbooks have that much agreement?

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I’ve read repeatedly about someone that calls every day but can’t reach the North Tonawanda police on the phone. I had my car struck in front of my house last week, dialed the phone number and listened to the options and talked to the dispatcher. I later found out that someone I knew struck my car and needed to cancel their investigation and called back and talked to someone in their records office. No problem with the phone. Maybe the other person just doesn’t know how to listen and push the right button?

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I just wanted to say thank you to the many people who attend the Sunday summer evening concerts at Niawanda Park. It’s a beautiful setting with a lot of great music and performers. I urge the public to support these concerts so that they may continue. The parks department deserves a pat on the back for a job well done. Looking forward to next year.

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