Your Turn: Your Feedback On Training, Furloughs & Mercy


Police officers stormed Norwood-Norfolk Middle School last week with guns drawn as part of a training exercise to prepare them in the event of a school shooting:


Every school district needs to start doing this.

Scott Tuttle
from email

It's stupid and reactionary and only done to placate those rocked by the most recent tragedy.

Joseph Sweet
from Facebook

The best protection is to have IMMEDIATE action by training and arming the adults that work in the school!

Susan Carpenter Simser
from Facebook

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says the DoD could be forced to place the vast majority of its civilian workforce on administrative furlough:


Wouldn't it make more sense to "STOP" or drastically "REDUCE" the outlay of billions of dollars in foreign aid to nations rather than cutting programs internally that are critical to our economy, defense and security?

Robert Washer
from email

While I am being asked to take a day off from work with no pay, can they (Congress) write a letter so my my bills can be furloughed?

Anne Potter
from email

Big deal. State workers have already given their pint of blood.

April Bruyere
from email

They will lose one day a week for 22 weeks. At least they have a job. I just got laid off indefinitely.

Albert Simser
from Facebook

Someone might be interested in buying the Mercy complex in Watertown. Next month, Mercy's nursing home residents will move out:


Make it a hospital again because the one in Watertown now can't do the job or take care of everybody.

Frank Evans
from Facebook

Make it the new jail.

Melanie Simmons
from Facebook

Hope someone buys it and restores it and uses it for good.

Shannon Bannis
from Facebook

Sunday, December 4, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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