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Letter: Addressing light pollution (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: As a child, recall looking up in awe at the star-filled dark sky dotted with the brilliance of twinkling stars and the creaminess of the Milky Way? Have…
Letter: Beware of icons (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: It troubles me to read letters that seem bent on duping your readers. Or worse, outsmarting wise passages of Scripture. Recently a letter (“Iconoclasts,” Feb. 22 Readers Write)…
Letter: The future is bright (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: On Friday night, I had the honor of attending the Thomas Hunter Middle School Talent Show. I did not attend as an audience member. I volunteered as the…
Letter: The silent epidemic (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: In the heart of our community, beneath the surface of everyday life, lies a growing crisis that threatens the very fabric of our families and neighborhoods. The fentanyl…
Letter: A night to remember (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: If you missed The Suits concert last Sunday at Mathews High School, I’m sorry you didn’t get to meet such wonderful entertainers. They were as dynamic as they…
Letter: Looking back (3/6/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: In 2020 we had a secure border, we were energy independent, we had sanctions on China and Iran. We stopped Russia’s pipeline, we made sure Iran could not…
editorial oscars pie chart And the winner is … (3/6/2024) - This week, we asked our Facebook followers which film they want to win Best Picture at the 96th Academy Awards. A quarter of polltakers said they wanted Killers of the…
Editorial: Uncovering a tapestry of history (2/28/2024) - Today is the final day of Black History Month. Frankly, we’ve got mixed feelings about the observance. On the one hand, there really shouldn’t be a separate Black History Month.…
Editorial: Good and bad (2/28/2024) - February, ordinarily a symmetrical month with four occurrences of each day of the week, becomes lopsided in Leap Year. Here we are at Leap Day, Feb. 29, and having a…
Letter: Celebrating Gloucester’s Woodville School (2/28/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: On Feb. 24, the Woodville Rosenwald Foundation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the school and on Feb. 25 the Foundation held an open house for the community. On…
Letter: Excellent program (2/28/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: I want to extend a heartfelt thank you the Mathews County NAACP for hosting an incredibly informative Black History Month Celebration at the Cobbs Creek Art Center last…
Letter: Unsung heroes in Gloucester (2/28/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: Recently my husband fell in the middle of the night. After a 5 minute debate on what to do, I called 911 to request rescue squad assistance. The…
editorial pets movie pie chart Famous pets (2/28/2024) - This past week, we asked our Facebook followers about their favorite movie starring a pet. A total of 18.8 percent of our survey-takers voted for A Dog’s Journey. Homeward Bound,…
Letter: The coming election (2/28/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: In the Presidential primary election coming up in November we have both former President Donald Trump and newcomer Haley. I always believed in former President Trump because of…
Editorial: Ride the wave (2/21/2024) - Recent population estimates show that Gloucester’s population is growing slowly, while that in Mathews is declining. Hidden in the estimates are the factors that create population change. Demographers call one…
Letter: National conundrum (2/21/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: Upon reading “Language lessons” (Feb. 15 Readers Write) by Admiral Dorman, I am compelled to respond, with due respect for his years of service. I must take strong…
Letter: Using words to lift spirits (2/21/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: I have had a passion for writing stories ever since I’ve lived here in Gloucester. I write about whatever comes into my head. When I was going to…
Letter: Iconoclasts (2/21/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: An icon is defined as a being or thing widely admired for having great influence or sacred meaning in a culture or religion. Historically, icons and the images…
editorial pets pie chart All About Pets (2/21/2024) - We asked our Facebook followers last week what kinds of pets they have at home. The most popular answer by far was dogs (45.5 percent), followed by cats (27.3 percent),…
Letter: Navigating challenges of today’s rental market (2/14/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: In today’s market, locating an affordable rental home is becoming an ordeal for many. The supply and demand imbalance in real estate is disadvantaging renters and landlords alike.…
Letter: U.S. must support Ukraine (2/14/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: I sent the following email to Representative Wittman this week. If you agree or disagree with my sentiments, I hope you will contact your representative accordingly. Representative Wittman,…
Letter: Language lessons (2/14/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: When you go to the polls in November, if you vote GOP, start learning Russian now. As a Navy ROTC college student, I took Russian to fulfill my…
Letter: Wow, what a night! (2/14/2024) - Editor, Gazette-Journal: Wow! What a night at the 8th Annual Mathews Rotary Club’s Chili Cook-Off. Nearly 500 people, great chili and a true team effort by all five of the…
Letter: Reading is fun (2/14/2024) - Editor, Gazette Journal I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for the recent support shown to Thomas Hunter Middle School students. As the THMS librarian, it is my passion…
editorial valentine's day chart Happy Valentine’s Day (2/14/2024) - How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? According to our survey takers, 36.4 percent said they are having a romantic outing, staying in and being disgusted by the day each received…

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