I saw old autumn in the
Stand shadowless like silence
Listening to silence.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.
State your mind, even though your voice may tremble.
The rising of the sun
And the running of the deer.
The playing of the merry organ,
Sweet singing in the choir.
We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences.
Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
Statement by Robert M. Dufour, Superintendent of Eldred Central School District:
On Monday, Nov. 19, the Eldred Central School District Board of Education requested and accepted the unconditional resignation of School Business Official William Thornton, effective immediately.
The board asked for Thornton’s resignation after allegations of financial improprieties in the district came to light over the weekend. Read more
A huge blaze broke out in the Hoos Building in Livingston Manor at about 3:30 p.m on November 20. The building housed the popular eatery The Lazy Beagle, as well as the businesses Willow and Brown, Moose be Morning and Hot Corner Collectibles. Read more
On November 16, 2012, the New York State Police in Kingston announce the arrest of Rasheem O. Eccleston, 20, from East Orange, NJ for Grand Larceny in the third degree. Read more