There’s no doubt about it. If we want to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we must quickly reduce our carbon footprint by bringing online all available renewable energy resources—and that includes commercial solar production.
[The following letter was sent to Sullivan County Legislature Chairman Luis Alvarez and the Sullivan County Legislature.]
There is a scene in the 1968 horror film “Rosemary’s Baby” where Rosemary Woodhouse cries out, “This is no dream, this is really happening!” It’s the gut-wrenching moment that she regains consciousness from a drug-induced stupor and realizes she is—at that moment—being raped by Satan.
The November 24 letter from writer Denise Connolly about her concern, in part, of having people telling her of her WSP (white skin privilege), needs some clarification. I feel her on the issues she and her spouse have had to live with, which are common ground shared by people of all hues.
One in three Americans lives in rural areas where getting urgent medical care for events like cardiac emergencies, stroke and trauma are extremely difficult due to the distance of appropriate medical facilities. Since 1990, over 22% of America’s hospitals have closed.
With Christmas in the stores, and a winter landscape all around, it’s tempting to skip over Thanksgiving and move straight into December and a different holiday crush. With the unfolding drama of the reorganization of the United States government and heartfelt differences between family members on both sides of the political spectrum, it almost
I woke up yesterday with a heavy heart, full of deep sadness and fear. My feelings were so strong that it made me feel physically sick. I heard the voices of many loved ones who were also feeling overcome with fear and sadness.
Just recently a “For Sale” sign appeared on the Veterans Memorial Hall at Liberty and North streets in Monticello. Perhaps this is a good thing in that veterans have fewer needs today for such a building. Perhaps it is a sad thing that veterans are just not being remembered enough for their contribution to keeping America free.
Fifty-four years ago, America was at the threshold of nuclear war. Cuba was armed with Russian nuclear missiles pointed at America. In October 1962, I was a United States Marine stationed on Boca Chica Island in the Key West Chain, 90 miles from the Cuban/Russian missiles. That was America’s last great threat.