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Articles written by Terry Ross

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  • Dear Editor: Town Should Apologize to Pool Pals

    TERRY ROSS|Jul 3, 2024

    Dear Editor, As I read Tom Jenkin's Letter to the Editor (6/26/2024), I figured I had better throw my 53 cents (inflation) worth in. The Whitehall Pool Pals is a private non-profit 501c3 organization created by a group of people many years ago to help keep the newly constructed pool open and available to the people of Whitehall and the surrounding communities. Their goal has always been the betterment of the pool. They have never hinted that anything they have purchased and donated does not...

  • Dear Editor: Our Town's Finances

    Terry Ross|May 5, 2021

    Dear Editor, There has been a lot of discussion lately about the town of Whitehall and its financial state. It has apparently not been managing its money very well. There have been some major accounting problems, some major shortcomings in funds due to these accounting issues. Using this an excuse, the town decided to try and raise the mill levies in town to make up for the shortcomings. This is a typical government answer to money woes. The right thing to do before raising taxes, especially in a community like Whitehall that has a large...