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Talk of the County: Releasing balloons in the air should be discouraged

Talk of the County: Releasing balloons in the air should be discouraged

Environmental nightmare Recently, the News-Sun had a picture on the front page of a number of students releasing balloons as a symbol for some cause that they were supporting. I'm sure these people meant well, but that's an environmental nightmare and it should really be discouraged. There's a lot of other ways a memorial could be held instead of releasing balloons. No more increases There better not be another increase in state taxes, because we're getting taxed for everything. A lot of people are leaving this state especially retirees like me. Helicopters in Winthrop Harbor I thought Winthrop Harbor only had two helicopters, but according to the chief of...

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