ShareThis Page
Opinion

Laurels & Lances

| Saturday, May 3, 2008

Laurel: To Connellsville police. Last week officers were called to an armed robbery at East Park. Two teenage girls were the victims. Police worked quickly and within a few hours had the suspects in custody. All too often we hear negative remarks about the work of local police. But with limited resources, the force is competently trying to keep our city safe.

Laurel: To Connellsville's academic quiz team. The high school group recently brought home the traveling regional quiz team trophy -- after more than a decade. We congratulate the team members as well as their coach, Dr. Justin Guess.

Helping hands: We encourage anyone who can quilt to join the community on May 17 at the Quilt 'Till You Wilt fundraiser at Dunbar's Franklin Memorial United Methodist Church. The event will raise money for Erika Miller, 2, who has been diagnosed with Rett syndrome. Expenses are mounting for the Normalville family. The Fay-West area always has been known for its generosity.

TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.

click me