Letters To The Editor

Letters to the Editor from our fiercely loyal readers.

Letter to the Editor

Hello Marcia Many people have contacted me about the articles published.  I think everyone in town reads Resident Community News – from cover to cover. I do and apparently so does everyone else! I appreciate you more than you know – your article has helped to remind about missing children. Thank you for your kindness […]

School PTA thanks generous donors

Letters to the Editor are submitted as OPINION. The Resident Community News does not stand behind these statements as accurate or factual. Dear Editor: West Riverside Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) would like to thank four of its major sponsors, VyStar Credit Union, Coldwell Banker Vanguard (CBV) CARES of Avondale, Cowford Realty & Design, and […]

Reader concerned off-road biking will damage beloved park

Reader concerned off-road biking will damage beloved park

I write to express my concern and opposition to the off-road bicycling competition held within Willowbranch Park every Thursday during the month of October. This event that happens each fall creates scars across the landscape that may take years to recover.  As an off-road cyclist and a Riverside resident, I, too, understand the particular enjoyment […]

Reader congratulates The Resident on 13 successful years

Congratulations to The Resident Community News on 13 years of existence! Your monthly newspaper is the third and most successful journalistic publication of historic Jacksonville. During the 70s, we had The West Side Story, and around the 80s and 90s, there was The Express. In January 2007, The Resident published its inaugural edition, which covered […]

The Resident, a focus of good news in the community

Three years ago, when I joined St. John’s Cathedral as director of marketing and communications, I contacted The Resident Community News about taking out a monthly advertisement. The Cathedral is downtown, outside of the delivery area of the newspapers, but many of our parishioners live in these areas. Advertising in the paper has been a […]

Masks are required in all Duval County Public Schools

I just wanted to alert you of a correction that should be made to the article “Uncertainty Haunts Educators,” that appeared in both the Riverside and San Marco Resident Community News. In this article, it is mentioned that DCPS (Duval County Public Schools) is not requiring masks, but only encouraging them. As a high school […]

Resident disputes need for mandated vaccinations

In response to the letter in the current issue of the San Marco Resident titled “Children need wellness appointments, vaccinations,” I wonder if the good doctors are aware of the unexpected benefits of the drop in these visits and the accompanying vaccinations.  It seems that, according to CDC statistics listed in “Lessons from the Lockdown: […]

Residents debate need for name change of Robert E. Lee High school and others: Part 2

My wife Betty and I are writing in opposition to changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School as alumni of the classes of    1966  and 1967 respectively. We met at Lee, married and have been married 51years. As graduates of Lee, we are true Generals as are so many of the young […]

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