MILESTONES & STOPPING OFF POINTS

By NORMAN M. COVERT

The Covert Letter must take this space to announce that today, Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 marks the final day of Harry Covert’s formal employment. After five years on the job, he officially retires from his duty as public information officer for the City of Alexandria (Va.) Sheriff’s Department.

Harry has been working the long and unpredictable hours of a professional journalist, writer, editor and public relations practitioner since 1957.

It is time for him to take a break from the daily grind. His decision to retire was on-again, off-again, but the timing matched up well and his desk has been emptied this afternoon.… Read More