'That's a True Slap in the Face'

The best of today's comments from Patch account-holders in your town and neighboring communities.

GREENWICH: "Alleyha — Great article! I am a youth pastor here in Greenwich and I think that you bring up some great points. When you are volunteering [with] young ladies in this area I encourge you to keep building them up...our society needs more postive influences like yourself. I would love to share with you a verse in the Bible that really made me think about your article: 1 Peter 3:3-4 'Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.' Keep up the great work!" wrote this in response to a "Local Voices" post by blogger Alleyha Dannett about a trend among children of going on

SHELTON: "Would've really liked to see Viola win over Meryl. And what is up with Harry Potter not getting *any* love throughout the ten years it's been eligible for an Oscar. Mind you, I love the books way more — but no award for makeup? Really? That's a true slap in the face." Danny Benjamin wrote this on Shelton Patch's Facebook page in response to news that

SHELTON: "Unfortunately, not very surprising... just another example of the culture of corporate greed." Peter Conway wrote this on Shelton Patch's Facebook page in response to news that Kevin Coleman, former CEO of Latex International, stemming from his embezzlement of approximately $1.7 million.

WILTON: "I do not think its possible to move forward unless all PTA officers resign and other parents take over. The atmosphere is too poisoned for the current crop to remain in office. PTA bylaws should also be amended to exclude PTA officers from future employment at the school. The PTA should focus on persuading the school to promote education over school employee salary and benefit inflation." wrote this in response to an opinion piece by Heather Borden Hervé about the .


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