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We are as dark as the night. We move slowly through this winter chill. We were warned that going north would be cold, but our bones never expected this. Even as we huddle together, arms crossed, … more
America was promises. Ann Katrina heard the whispers in far-off Allendorf. She packed her trunk with her Bible, her prayer book a winter’s supply of underwear, (to last until spring laundering … more
The United States has produced the greatest economic engine the world has ever known. As you probably already know, our system of production and market distribution is called Capitalism. It has … more
We’re causing earth’s sixth mass extinction If Leonardo Da Vinci were alive today, he would be the first to declare that our earth is in peril. An insatiable learner, he studied … more
The Trump Administration in Washington, D.C. wants to roll back federal clean-car standards. Their plan will allow automobile manufacturers to make cars that pump far more pollutants into the air … more
Coffee is a national mania. The National Coffee Association says that, in 2018, Americans drank more coffee than ever before, amounting to a whopping 400 million cups of coffee consumed nationally … more
As Teamster Union representative for county employees, I can say that there is an even bigger problem our county faces besides the bottom-of-the barrel wages paid to county employees. That problem is … more
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how. New personnel expenses for salaries, benefits and training will … more
Special thanks to Kathy Michell, for her February 6 TRR story about black vultures. And may her insights about these beautiful creatures, and her compassion for them, sift down to ignoramuses who … more
I have recently returned from a little winter time respite down South, and I am catching up with the news from Eldred Central School.  The NYS Comptroller’s Office reports that the … more
Legislators at the Sullivan County Government Center have had a couple of lively conversations about the pros and cons of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in New York State. Under the … more
As I await our next snowfall along the Delaware, that poetic invocation of inevitable change drifts through my mind. I am thinking of another great American river 2,000 miles away, where life and … more
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a … more
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a … more
If you’ve ever spent time in a city, you have an idea of what homelessness typically looks like—a picture that doesn’t match up with the reality of homelessness in our area. Rather … more
The New York State Legislature is on a progressive roll.  Its members recently passed the Reproduction Rights Acts, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already signed; it codifies into state law the … more
A few weeks after Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (BWCA) announced it would hold a three-day event in honor of the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival, promoter Michael Lang … more
Sullivan County Clerk Dan Briggs has some predictions about what 2019 will bring to his office. One was that there would be longer lines of people waiting to get drivers’ licenses because there … more
The 116th U.S. Congress was sworn in on January 3, with many news outlets noting that this is the most diverse Congress in terms of race, sex and religious orientation in the history of this country. … more
At press time, the partial shutdown of the federal government is in full swing and President Donald Trump still insists he won’t sign any budget agreement that does not include $5 billion for … more
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