You are holding in your hands the first weekend edition of The Daily News. In the accompanying editorial, editor Michael A. Smith shares with you the urgency of our actions. He also invites you into the process to help us understand how you would like to see The Daily News evolve.
The cold-blooded killings of 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday ought to give every decent human being a wake-up call. Civilization is under attack inside of our own borders. And possibly most troubling, the attack is coming from within.
Rows of tall, empty cardboard boxes stand at attention waiting to be filled. Each box represents a family in need; each family represents a child or several children. There are hundreds of them. The math equates to more than 3,000 Galveston County children in need this season.