No pheasant at first Thanksgiving
Having read the recent letter to the editor expressing reader John Pasquale’s concern over the national anthem protests, I feel qualified to discuss his term “lack of patriotism” to describe the NFL players who kneel at the anthem, which he cannot understand.
The trunk from Russia currently sits in my bedroom here in French Woods, NY. In the off season I store our winter coats and snow clothes in it. Sometimes I stash Christmas presents in the old, heavy trunk. It rests, inconspicuously, in the corner under the east window.
As most Americans are aware, the House of Representatives on November 16 passed its version of what many Republicans are calling a historic achievement that will help the middle class, free up money for investment and lead to unparalleled job and economic growth.
Give credit where it’s due
It’s only fair to give credit where credit is due—and the progressives of Tusten have done what no other town has been able to do—which is to elect a slate of liberal candidates directly tied into the second-home and arts community.
When entering the government center in Monticello November 9, it would have been hard for a visitor to miss seeing three posters in the lobby: One was a picture of the county chair Luis Alvarez holding a sign that said, “I support no smoking on county property,” another was legislator Mark McCarthy holding the same sign and the third was a pictu
[Peace and Justice Files columnist Skip Mendler, having spent three months helping with refugee assistance in Serbia, is now back in Krefeld, Germany, doing local volunteer work, performing with a refugee theatre group, and contemplating his next move.]
I don’t know if you remember your first time… undergoing cell division, that is.
Towns and villages can now take advantage of a new program guaranteed to reduce municipal costs for years to come—it’s called “LED streetlight conversion.” It will enable even the smallest village to save thousands of dollars a year. Annual savings for large towns can be measured in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Why do we need a forensic audit at Eldred Central School District (ECS)? The answer is simple: so the school district can move forward. Dr. Morgano and the board have proposed an all-inclusive committee to examine the mistakes of the past and prepare a plan for the future.
Republicans in Washington, DC on November 2 unveiled details of their highly anticipated Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Some Republicans in high-tax states such as New York have expressed concern about the elimination of the ability of residents to deduct their state income taxes from their federal taxes. Rep.