This newspaper has significant value to the community at large. The writers or colunmists are superb thinkers and analysts; as well as the factual objective reporting of news is evident. There is not a lot of "fillers" and fluff - but report as is. The Opinion column includes dignitaries, persons of high achievement, or the common neightborhood man, like you and I -- who do voice their opinions or correct and debate. The newspaper is alive with a diversity information - not picked up by other media.More advertisers and more pages are needed to ensure survival.