It must be strange to stand in front of a room full of people and say you don’t want to be paid more—but that’s where several migrant farm workers in Sullivan County found themselves earlier this month.
This letter is in response to Mr. Epstein’s letter about the downside of the #MeToo movement. I wish that in his moment of indignancy he had remained silent and introspective.
When you’re an intelligent, ambitious and creative kid in a small town, everyone tells you to get out.
I just scheduled a road test for my daughter, Lily, to get her NY state driver’s license. This means she has to hurry up and learn how to parallel park in the next week or so.
In the transition from physical newsprint to digital media, it seems that some things have been lost in translation.
If you’re reading this in print, then you likely know that this is an editorial, because it’s here. You know it’s different from a column, or letter to the editor, because you can also see those on the next page.
Recent DV graduate running for school board
Last time, you may recall, I talked a bit about Mississippi’s Rep. Noah Sweat and his famous “If By Whiskey” speech. The inspiration for that column came after some online interactions with my friend Brian the Banker.
Here there is pasture for the sun struck bees;
Blue bee balm rooted deep among old stones,
Sweet white clover, wild hillside thyme,
Basswood blossoms, so much perfume to spare
It wastes on winds a half a mile away.
Last month, New York enacted a new law that bans those single-use plastic-carryout bags we use to get our groceries and other purchases home from the store. Smaller plastic bags will still be available for produce, raw meats and at the deli counter, and we’ll still be able to buy trash bags and food storage bags for home use.
Your editorial, “Compressor Could Turn Election,” rightly points out that voters may oust the Sullivan County legislator over the Millennium Pipeline compressor built in the heart of his district.