Kate, since the Seatons saw fit to require the real names, let’s hope they do a much better job moderating this new board. If they let it get out of hand, like the old board, people using their own names will initiate all kinds of problems. On the old board, RCPD Director Schoen chimed in quite often. We appreciated his input. If we use our real identies and the personal attacks are allowed, Director Schoen may have to moderate the forum himself!!!
I, for one, am willing to give it a try. I still firmly believe a format where neighbors can visit about local issues, while bragging they have the ability to solve global problems, is a healthy thing for the community.
As I’ve stated, there is little we can do to change the things happening in Washington, D.C…. or across the oceans. There is little we can do to solve the urban problems of a Los Angeles or a Chicago. Where each of us can have the most impact on quality of life, social issues, taxes, etc. is right here in our own community. Listening to Faux News or MSNBC may get us fired up… but accomplish nothing but raising our blood pressure. Working with friends and neighbors here in Manhattan can… WILL make a difference.