Petty attacks...
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I am amazed and disappointed that you printed a letter in the Nov. 9 issue (A junkyard in the county?) singling out one individual for the condition of his yard — even encouraging people to drive by and look at his home.

In these troubled times, surely there are a thousand more important issues you could — and should — address.

The Times-Independent should encourage all opinions on important matters but not assist any self-appointed arbiter of high morals to rip on one single person. It is the job of the Times’ editor to weed out petty attacks on our neighbors.

I called our new code [compliance] officer to advise that action against this individual would be responding to “public clamor,” but didn’t get a call back.

—Marc Horwitz


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