the characters in this book should serve as an example.
While most of us might not have the drive and passion for a
single issue, we have all wanted something improved in
our borough. Whether it is a loading zone in front of a school, an
investigation into some construction down the street or throwing a
block party; it all starts with a single phone call or a community
From there you might find you are the go-to
person in the neighborhood when people encounter a certain issue.
Then before you know it, the Tribune is calling
Many of the people in these pages started small
- on a very small problem, but now, thanks to them we don't have
to worry quite as much. They have in part become problem solvers,
go-to guys or gals, or watchdogs of the common good. Even when
they're over the top, they are providing a service and serving the
Perhaps you can find a role model
here, perhaps not. But maybe there is sufficient motivation to
pick up the phone or go to a meeting next time you encounter a
problem or an issue.
We're all in this together. Have
you done your part today?