Steven Pettigrew, left, said images like the one on the right should not be placed on a newspaper website’s home page. (Now-Leader photos)

Opinion

LETTER: If Pettigrew can’t handle Halloween, how will he handle Surrey city council?

Surrey councillor-elect’s letter to editor about zombie costume sparks strong reaction from readers

The Editor,

Re: “Halloween imagery will keep me off website until holiday is over,” the Now-Leader letters, Oct. 31.

I had a feeling Steven Pettigrew was not cut out for the job as city councillor.

I never saw any information about his education or real credentials for the job – except that he was the leader of a failed campaign to stop a road that was built through Hawthorne Park (105A Avenue).

The new road is a peaceful extension to Hawthorne Park, which has been enlarged by an acre, inviting area residents to walk to City Hall, Chuck Bailey and Guildford rec centres and City Central Library. And Pettigrew fought the road. Why? Because it was being built past his bedroom window?

VIDEO:Save Hawthorne Park’ group delivers petition to Surrey City Hall – complete with a song

LETTER: Disturbing Halloween imagery will keep me off website until after holiday is over

And now he’s using his new- found position to try to censor the media? Time to grow up Steven, and worry about real issues like city planning, sewers, garbage, homeless, transit, sidewalks, roads, parks, events and snow removal.

Instead of trying to censor the media, try reading some city reports to “keep abreast of events happening in Surrey,”or is that over your head?

I like 105A Avenue (I walk my dogs on it every day and chat with others who enjoy this tranquil access) and unlike you, I like a good Halloween scare.

Trick or treat!

Tim Eymundson, Surrey




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