Your Turn: Your Feedback On Swine Flu, Obama's 100 Days & Fire Department Bequest
Swine flu has been in the headlines both internationally and locally. We asked for your thoughts:
"The World Health Organization estimates that the "regular" flu kills upward of 500,000 people per year worldwide and that it infects between 3 and 5 million more. Where is the uproar and concern over this? Why does the CDC not seem to take the yearly outbreak of the flu as seriously as they are with this virus?"
Due to swine flu, some colleges in St. Lawrence County are thinking about doing away with handshakes as graduates receive diplomas.
Here's a sampling of your emails:
"Come on - you don't get sick from shaking hands! You get sick from putting fingers in your mouth after shaking hands with someone who has active germs on their hand."
President Obama marked his 100th day in office. We asked how you would grade him:
"Poor. He is driving us to a socialist state."
The Brier Hill Fire Department will receive a substantial amount of money from the estate of a Hammond man.
"The Brier Hill FD should consider themselves fortunate and I hope they use the money wisely."
Saturday, August 29, 2015, Watertown, NY