Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (April 28, 2016)

Our weekly feature gives readers a chance to vent about things that enrage them - or to thank a certain someone who made their day.

Roses

  • Many scented roses to the person or committee who selected the wonderful collection of plants and flowers planted outside the Newton Seniors’ Centre. The aroma is welcoming and calming! The garden is delightful! Well done!
  • Three roses to a gentleman named Mike. He came to cut the grass at the intersection and clean the sidewalk on 94th Avenue and 156th Street. The area is supposed to be cleaned by the city but they did not show up. It has been a few years now that this gentleman is the one who cleans it. Thanks and God bless.
  • Roses to all Surrey’s animal lovers!
  • Many thanks and a car full of roses and tulips to my daughter Cynthia who drove from Surrey to White Rock on a sunny Sunday to help me unravel the confusion of understanding a new mortgage. You are indeed the greatest.
  • Trucks full of roses to the Sports City Butchers in Cloverdale. There aren’t too many mom and pop shops left in the city. You always greet your customers with a smile and you are always there to share a laugh. Great work, Marg and Vern!

Email your Roses to edit@thenownewspaper.com

Rotten Tomatoes

  • Rotten stupid tomatoes to two Surrey cops who created a totally unnecessary traffic hazard while dealing with a minor fender bender on 128th Street last Tuesday morning. Cop parked halfway into one lane — not on the amply empty shoulder, of course — and sat there watching his partner deal with the crash across the street, turning a two-lane road into a bottleneck that forced oncoming traffic to take turns squeezing through the space or risk taking off their driver side mirrors. Stupid.
  • A medical clinic full of rotten tomatoes to my doctor’s office. I was five minutes late for my appointment and the receptionist said that because I was late I had lost my appointment. I don’t think that was fair especially without giving me any warning. I ended up having to go to a walk-in clinic as I couldn’t wait for the next available appointment which was in a week’s time.
  • Rotten tomatoes to the disrespectful teens talking during the movie. Why do you even bother going to a movie if you’re not gonna shut up and watch? It’s rude and not fair to others who wanna hear! Please be more respectful.

Email your Rotten Tomatoes to edit@thenownewspaper.com

Just Posted

Man wanted in connection with attack on taxi driver in Surrey

Assault happened Aug. 8 in the 13200-block of 105A Ave.

LETTER: More caution on roads means fewer grieving families like ours

Our family is one of those grieving the loss of a loved one after yet another crash on our streets

Surrey United to celebrate 50 years of soccer at day-long event Saturday

Dunk tank, bouncy castles, food and more at Cloverdale Athletic Park

South Surrey boy, 10, to help kids in need

Ronin Bulmer is going door-to-door asking for donations

Vancouver, Delta police won’t use new saliva test to detect high drivers

The Dräger DrugTest 5000 is designed to find THC, the high-inducing part of marijuana

AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

Perry Bellegarde said many Indigenous communities believe in the need to diversify export markets

B.C. making progress on senior care staffing, Adrian Dix says

Minister aims to meet residential care provincial standard by 2021

More cameras, police coming after Marissa Shen killed in Burnaby park

Call boxes and increased patrols are also among the $1M in the city’s security measures

B.C. realtor receives racist letter touching on ‘empty homes’

The letter has been met with condemnation of the racism after Winnie Wu posted it online

Pawsitive response by B.C. community for 60-plus surrendered cats

Community comes together to help surrendered cats at Penticton SPCA

Judge weighs Cosby’s sentence after declaring him ‘predator’

Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill made the decision as he weighed the punishment for Cosby

AFN national chief suggests moving Trans Mountain pipeline route

Perry Bellegarde said many Indigenous communities believe in the need to diversify export markets

U.S. worker charged after video shows him spitting on customer’s pizza

Jaylon Kerley of Detroit is charged with a felony count of food law violations

Andrew Weaver congratulates New Brunswick on electing first Green caucus

Election win means there are now three provincial Green Party caucuses in Canada

Most Read