Most of the former fields and pastures of our old farm here in French Woods, NY, haven’t been cut for about 20 years. The fields are overgrown and wild. Willow, and aspen and pine trees have sprung up. Hedges of hard hack and berry and rose bushes prevail.
When we think about the old adage “Don’t shoot the messenger,” we understand it to mean that the messenger is the bringer of the message, not the creator of that news or situation.
The messenger brings to light the situation, neither creating nor even supporting it.
How many times has the GOP tried to take away your healthcare?
DAMASCUS, PA — On Sunday, August 4, farmers Greg Swartz, Tannis Kowalchuk and their 10-year-old son Simon Kowalchuk-Swartz were honored to welcome members of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania to their farm, Willow Wisp Organic Farm.
If we can speak of such a thing as an American “national psyche,” then I don’t think anyone—right, left or center—would even try to pretend that ours is in any sense healthy at the moment.
People who live in Sullivan County and have an interest in politics know that in November, the contest for our congressional seat will be fought between Democrat Antonio Delgado and incumbent Republican John Faso. They know that because the primary took place in June and Delgado came in first among seven candidates and Faso had no opponents.
After last Saturday’s work-in-progress showing of “CABIN,” a piece of dance theatre by Brooklyn-based artist Sean Donovan, the audience at North American Cultural Laboratory (NACL Theatre) engaged in a panel discussion on the subject of place in theatre.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Sullivan County Community College (SUNY Sullivan) has been named one of the top 10 community colleges in New York State. Bestcol leges.com, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has named SUNY Sullivan #8 in its state rankings.
The news has focused on the deadly heat-waves across Europe, Asia and North America this summer, and the catastrophic heat, as well as drought-fueled wildfires in California.