Driving around these days, whether it be in the countryside or an urban area, it’s hard not to notice all the men, women and children standing in groups, or walking around with a cell phone in their hands. They are either speaking or texting with their devices, but not talking directly to one another.
Why are so many churches closed or closing? I certainly have not visited every church in the county but I have eyes, and I can see few cars parked in a church parking lot on Sunday. Why?
Now that the Senate rammed through its tax bill, everyone is wondering how it will affect our own pockets. Out the window went the GOP’s concern about our country’s deficit.
It was with regret that I recently announced that Grace Christian Daycare in North Branch, NY had to close its doors and terminate operations on Friday, December 1.
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.
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.
On October 31, Jonathan Fritz, PA 111th district’s state representative, organized a panel presentation with an agenda titled “DRBC [Delaware River Basin Commission] Drilling Ban.”
Politics, especially local politics, is hard work. Easier to share headlines from the national press. Following local political trends in Sullivan and Delaware counties is another matter; that needs sustained attention and real commitment. And it’s certainly less rakish.
We all have a story to tell. Some, like my brother, a playwright, knew how to tell it so we would listen.