When William Bradford and his companions disembarked the Mayflower, they did so from a culture in full swing for centuries. Nevertheless, besieged by scurvy after many weeks at sea, they incurred heavy losses. Furthering matters, the New England winter granted no quarter.
The following is my experience as a resident of the rehabilitation unit of the Sullivan County Adult Care Center, 256 Sunset Lake Rd. in Liberty, NY.
Is the Flexible Flow Management Program (FFMP) in limbo?
It’s Sunday, July 25, 1972; the Yankee game had just stared. The phone rang, and colleague Ed was on the line: “Tony, you have to come over here; I’m at Boucheaux Brook and there are hundreds of trout off the mouth. The Delaware is 86°F.”
With only a few weeks to go before the May 31 expiration of the Flexible Flow Management Plan (FFMP) that governs water releases from New York City’s three Delaware reservoirs, and with the threat by New Jersey not to extend the FFMP, we face a return to a water release regime that will have a devastating effect on the Upper Delaware’s wild trou
It’s getting harder to breathe in the air of condescension.
You need to understand that affordable accessible healthcare can’t exist without profitable insurance companies—on the agenda of stabilizing markets, age-banding and actuaries, you can’t expect human dignity to be a covered option.
Reclaim New York sounds innocuous; it might be a movement you’d want to support. To some, the name may suggest something that can help improve our lives in upstate NY. Certainly we all want to hear from anyone who can stem corruption and save us money.
[With the below column, The River Reporter inaugurates a series covering a very serious problem happening all over America, including in our own backyard: human trafficking, especially sex trafficking involving children.
At the very close of an otherwise routine February 16 meeting of the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee of the Delaware River Basin Commission, New Jersey’s representative, Steven Domber, read a startling announcement that because New Jersey’s disputes with the other parties to the 1954 Supreme Court decree that governs the allocation of the Dela
In the context of the debate over our new education secretary, Betsy DeVos, I offer the following commentary regarding the precision of words.
History will recall of the American project only two distinguishing ideas, in practice, the experiences that made us unique among countries: it is the first place democracy and the idea of a socio-economic haven were tried.