Voter turnout for the New York State primary was impressive by recent historical standards. Some 1.5 million New Yorkers went to the polls, more than twice as many as voted in the midterm primary in 2014, suggesting an electorate that is more engaged than in the past, and more likely to participate in the election in November.
Just how “strict” are some of these interpretations?
The dew this morning is glistening on the spider webs in the grass. The sun outlines the delicate webs with dewdrop jewels and makes what, as children, we called “fairy tablecloths.”
Merakey, formerly known as NHS human services, announced last week that at the end of October it will close most of its facilities in Northeast Pennsylvania, and that will have an impact on clients in Wayne and Pike counties among others. The company says the closures will impact about 2,400 patients and 150 employees.
Not a good use of taxpayer money
Regarding your article, “Byway committee votes for Callicoon visitors’ center”:
The building and real property in question is located in Callicoon, NY and it belongs to the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad, which the article did not mention.
I recently went to a candidate forum on environmental issues featuring Democratic nominee Antonio Delgado and Congressman John Faso. They both briefly touched on the August 9 train derailment, dismissing it as a symptom of the shortfall of funding of the infrastructure and an unfortunate weather event.
There’s been no shortage of irony and hypocrisy in the environmental policy news of late.
There is a lot of activity involving food programs these days. At the state level, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proudly proclaimed that New York would become the first state with a food pantry or “stigma-free food access” at every school in the State University of New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) systems.
Bravo to Jeff Bank’s community culture
Two bald eagles, one green heron, a blue heron and an egret, a flock of geese, several jumping fish of indeterminate type. This was the visual haul of a two-hour paddle down the Delaware River on a perfectly beautiful Labor Day, the result of a chance encounter between friends at the farmers’ market in Callicoon the day before.