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The coronavirus that is now racing through our country and around the globe was first named the 2019 novel coronavirus to distinguish it from other coronaviruses such as those that cause influenza … more
I’m remembering the time 10 years ago when I had the flu and said to myself and anyone listening, “If I were 10 years older, I’d be dead now.” It was the last time I neglected … more
Mathematics may be our window to the universe: Undoubtedly, it is the foundation of computer science and thus enables much of our modern technological society. Nonetheless, it has real limits on its … more
[New York Press Association has asked that newspapers consider publishing this editorial in favor of the Small Business Stimulus Proposal (Sales Tax Credit) this week. It’s a way to support … more
Fishermen all over argue about the use of various lures in different environments: which lures work, what time of day do they work best, for what species, etc. Most will agree, however, that live … more
We’re oneBut we’re not the sameWe hurt each otherThen we do it … more
Letters to the editor March 26 to April 1 more
Faced with a situation modern society has never encountered before, it’s not surprising that there will be different opinions about what are the best steps to take in dealing with it. No one on … more
As we consider the disruption and dislocation to our lives, livelihoods, emotional stability and, last but not least, our individual well-being, it might help as a diversion from the angst to look … more
Letters to the editor March 19 to 25 more
I’m writing this on March 12. By the time you read this, everything could be totally different. Such is our mood-swingy economy: growth stutters, the Fed cuts interest rates, the market goes … more
I have a “hunch” that you don’t really want to read what I have to say regarding COVID-19, the coronavirus sweeping the globe. I am not an expert on infectious diseases. I am not a … more
The newspaper in your hands is regularly put together on a Tuesday with a staff of eight people in the office. This week’s edition was done with two… on opposite ends of the building. … more
I have a lot of conversations about climate change, sometimes with scientists, educators or local officials but more often with engaged citizens who are just trying to figure out how we can invest … more
Letters to the editor March 12 to March 18 more
As the tariff battles between Washington D.C and Beijing played out over the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided some $28 billion of aid to farmers. The … more
It took every ounce of forbearance on my part to maneuver the bureaucracy of international travel with our pets, but I did it. From buying a pet stroller to seeking the advice of a psychiatrist, I … more
Letters to the editor March 5 to 11 more
The legalization of recreational marijuana was an important goal last year for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and many legislators in the New York Senate and Assembly—but they couldn’t get it done. … more
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