I don’t mind telling you: back in January, when I got back to America from my yearlong sojourn to Europe, I was a mess, in many different ways.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo likes to say that New York is the most progressive state in the country. But when it comes to rules and regulations regarding voting, the state’s status can best be called archaic.
About Jeff Beals’ ‘progressivism’
Regarding the TRR story, “Jeff Beals Progressive Campaign,” in the June 6 issue.
Recently as I travelled through Pike County, I picked up a copy of your recent paper [June 7].
Some famous words come to mind as I follow ongoing research and policy relating to climate change: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring
Years ago, when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was still relatively new to her Senate seat and her seat on the Agricultural Committee, she came to Sullivan County to address dairy issues. She asked at the time, “The Federal government sets the price of milk; why wouldn’t it set the price of milk above the price of production?”
From pink slips to a green light
In May, the lilacs bloom, trees are in leaf, and the lawn wants its first mowing. Eagles are busy hunting, feeding their hungry hatchlings almost constantly. A parade of brightly colored migrant birds stops at the feeders. Ducklings follow their mothers around the eddy, learning to evade the eagles.
This artist's impression of the May 18 fire at Rasmussen's furniture store in Narrowsburg, NY was created by Justin Rowles, an artist from Scranton, PA. In the note he sent to us with this rendering, Rowles wrote, "I spend a lot of time in and around Narrowsburg. I was visiting last weekend when the furniture building caught fire.
The Sullivan County government, with some 1,200 employees, is one of the largest employees in the county, and a number of them have recently been named as being among the best in the state.