St. Louis Call Newspapers

Chinese need to be held accountable for coronavirus, a reader says

Letters to the editor

March 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The Chinese need to be held accountable for coronavirus. This is the third pestilence they have unleashed on the world in just this century. Swine flu, SARS and now COVID-19. A trillion dollars in market value vaporized, billions spent by our government and other...

Despite court ruling, mayor should abide by city ordinance for signs

Letters to the editor

March 17, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Sunset Hills’ residents were recently hypnotized by armies of Mayor Pat Fribis’ campaign signs, reminiscent of retro “Burma Shave” advertisements, marching in endless rows along our streets. Residents cried “foul” because decades-old city political yard sign ordi...

Allegations about Bander rugby lease are inaccurate, a reader says

Letters to the editor

March 16, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Don McNutt’s March 5 allegations concerning the rugby lease in Sunset Hills are not accurate. The lease is closely patterned after the lease used by St. Louis County in leasing property to athletic teams. City consent is required for any subleasing. All activi...

Letter writer says his missive about abortion for migrants is sarcastic

Letters to the editor

March 12, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Dear Bruce Korbesemeyer, My statement in my Nov. 28 letter, “Writer has some ideas about how to handle children seeking asylum,” about making sure the parents seeking asylum have abortions before was a sarcastic comment on Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Michael ...

Good things are happening in Sunset Hills, says letter-writing citizen

Letters to the editor

March 11, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Good things are happening in Sunset Hills. Having attended the town hall meetings a few years back in regard to updating the Sunset Hills Comprehensive Plan, I remember vividly the No. 1 issue residents wanted to see was redevelopment in our existing commercial corrido...

Letter cited wrong part of Constitution on abortion, reader disagrees

Letters to the editor

March 11, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is in response to Tyler Benbow’s letter in the Feb. 13 edition of Call Newspapers. First he quotes the First Amendment to the Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion.” But, as many liberals do, he failed to include the...

Longtime letter writer appreciates a letter on convervative principles

Letters to the editor

March 10, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I have regularly read letters to the editor in newspapers for many of my 76 years. One letter on the content of conservatism stands out to me as a cogent, outstanding, positive contribution to the community. In sum, it is a letter which has attracted much attenti...

Local, state, national decisions could be voted yes/no by the people

Letters to the editor

March 6, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: What lessons and principles are “we the people” presently presenting to other nations? One major political party had over a dozen candidates trying to run for president for a few months, while the other party is still trying to defend the obvious failings and...

‘Where is the outrage?’ on Loop Trolley, Concord resident questions

Letters to the editor

March 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I am so disgusted with the Bi-State Development Agency and the people that support taking over the Loop Trolley. The entire agency is mismanaged, dirty, unsafe and a burden on the St. Louis region. I would rather walk 10 miles than subject myself to that nast...

Voters should know this about Bombers’ rugby lease in Sunset Hills

Letters to the editor

March 5, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I would like to remind voters of the many recent problems in Sunset Hills including cluster homes, zoning, flood plain development, tax abatement and closed-door meetings, but the most glaring example is the lease Mayor Pat Fribis signed with the St. Louis Bombers wi...

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