LETTERS

A time to show we care

Posted 3/5/20

To the Editor: Currently, we do not have a single national day to honor all our first responders. Theirs is a dedicated and high-risk profession. A resolution in Congress passed by the Senate is waiting in the House for passage to honor all on October

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LETTERS

A time to show we care

Posted

To the Editor:

Currently, we do not have a single national day to honor all our first responders. Theirs is a dedicated and high-risk profession. A resolution in Congress passed by the Senate is waiting in the House for passage to honor all on October 28.

We still have an opportunity to honor them in March, which is Irish American Heritage Month, proclaimed each year since 1991 by our president. The Irish made strong contributions to both police and fire from the mid-1800s in professional development, integrity and tradition.

We can show our appreciation by applauding our police and fire marching units at the various St. Patrick's Day parades across our country. We can also signal them to stand at any civic or social event during the month for our applause.

This honor is for all active, retired and deceased and is long overdue.

Bob Sweeney

President, RES Associates

Warwick

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John Simoneau

We show our appreciation with every paycheck, and expensive benefit they receive. Professionals, and heroes, do the job not wanting or expecting accolades. Just doing the job is the reward. Get over yourselfs already, or find another career!

Thursday, March 5
Ft. Myers

I would have to agree with the above comment. It is time we stop this union fellatio for the "hero's".

Friday, March 6