Photo courtesy Ernie Bielfeld’s personal memorial collection
Part of a funeral procession honoring fallen FDNY firefighters of 9/11.
The world as we knew it ended on September 11, 2001. In that moment, when planes crashed into buildings and into a field in Pennsylvania, a certain peace, a certain illusion that our world was …
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Photo taken from www.francesperkinscenter.org
This Labor Day we owe a lot to Frances Perkins. You may never have heard of her. Most people haven’t. Even so, in February 1933, when President-elect Roosevelt asked her to serve in his …
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Letters to the editor
Prohibition and the untrue undead

Prohibition, 2021 Since I am a full-time NJ resident and a part-time PA resident, I have no “skin in this game” when it comes to whether or not Narrowsburg should or should not …

Fixing the plastic pandemic and more

Fixing the plastics pandemic Picture a credit card. That’s how much plastic each of us ingests every week. Plastic doesn’t break down, but it does break. Tiny particles linger in …

my view
Photo by Vanessa Schulze on Unsplash
After reviewing the special hearing on the problems with the dairy industry, which was conducted by the Dairy Subcommittee and chaired by Sen. Gillibrand (D. NY), without any reservation it must be …
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Photo by Kouji Tsuru on Unsplash
(In his previous My View, Noah Kaminsky described some of the limitations of the Affordable Care Act—most of which were in place because they were ahead of their time. One problem, surprise …
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Blogs

SEPTEMBER ASTROLOGY

Each astrological sign has a ruling planet, but the planet ruling the Ascending or Rising sign is the most important by sign, house and aspect. It’s something you’re automatically seeking …

Empathy

In relationships, what people want more than anything is to feel understood.  Being right is not terribly satisfying unless power is your thing.  If you really crave connection, then …

Value added vaccines for all

For so many people, rolling up their sleeves to receive a greatly awaited stab at the COVID-19 was a no-brainer.