Carol Feineman

Burglar alarms becoming more prominent in Lincoln neighborhoods

  For weeks, I’ve been looking forward to receiving my new house purchase. What I bought, after months of deciding to do so, was a customized alarm system. And while ...

Don’t take life, loved ones for granted

  Life is so fragile and unpredictable. And full of life-changing challenges when least expected. At least in my case, I take the day-to-day routines for granted. Until I& ...

Art League of Lincoln needs a home, community support

  The new Art League of Lincoln deserves the community’s thanks and now support. The nonprofit organization is working hard to bring art and culture to the community. ...

Let’s start a suicide-prevention dialogue

  No one likes talking about suicide. But it’s something we have to discuss. On Jan. 19, Alexis Herrera was Lincoln’s fourth young man since summer 2011 to kill ...

Safety improvements will make Highway 193 a great route

  Being close to the foothills is great.  Driving 20 minutes from Lincoln, I can be in Auburn to see a movie or hear a band. Or, from Auburn, I can take a short drive ea ...

Let’s keep the fairgrounds relocation idea on target

  I wish government, especially on the local level, could work faster on new ideas. Of course, that usually doesn’t happen. Most ideas take time to develop for many re ...

Continue generosity this new year

Proofing last week’s (Dec. 27) end-of-the-year review, which took up more than half of The Lincoln News Messenger, was an eye opener to me. Reading all the articles editori ...

Enough is enough; let's try peace for a change

This summer, I outlined a column about random violence after a stranger shot and murdered 12 moviegoers and injured 59 others July 20 at an Aurora, Colo. movie theater. That nigh ...

Let's help our homeless residents, not ignore them

Invisible residents. That’s what the homeless are to most of us. I pass a few every day as I walk downtown and I see them at night as they walk, with all their possession ...

Keep our police and fire staff local

Sometimes the obvious solution becomes buried as bureaucratic conversations go nowhere over a period of months.  And often, the answer has been there all along, since the begi ...