Letter to the Editor - The Millerton News - 2-11-21

Few ‘late’ corrections needed to article

There were a few inaccuracies in an article that ran about a recent Millerton Village Board meeting in the Jan. 28 issue of The Millerton News regarding my wanting a couple of locust trees removed from the front of my monument display yard at my business, Valentine Monument Works & Sandblast, located at 39 Park St., in Millerton.  

For the most part it doesn’t matter, with the exception of the mention of my “late” father, Richard “Dick” Valentine. I’ve never known him to be tardy, a little goofy, but never really late for anything. I know this past summer he was always on time or even early when we made plans to go fishing.  

Please don’t let anyone know he has passed. He has big plans this year, including his 4th of July fireworks party extravaganza, lots of firewood splitting, and, of course, more fishing.  

And if his wife Helen finds out she has been living with a ghost all this time, she will never read another Stephen King or Dean Koontz novel. Oh, the horror!

I hope some of you reading this found it amusing, as we could all use some laughter.

Bruce Valentine

Millerton

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