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Letters to the editor: Some thoughts on recent local news


October 16, 2020

I always read the Pine Knot with interest, but the latest issue was an emotional rollercoaster for me. I was happy to see the Christmas fireworks canceled. As a local curmudgeon and dog owner, I cringe when Generous Jerry pitches his tent in the Super One parking lot and my neighbors rush to give him their monthly grocery allotment for their firework displays, which go on for days.

Christmas is theoretically a religious holiday, and fireworks are just superfluous. If we need another display, make it for the Chinese new year, and set them off in the Hong Kong parking lot. Not far enough away...

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