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State slams door on possibilities

November 26, 2015 As New York state begins to look at another winter heating season, it is timely to take a look at recent developments for natural gas, the primary home heating fuel consumed in the state — 56 percen... more »»

A pattern in campus protests

November 25, 2015 The academic world is focused on recent protests at University of Missouri and Yale Universit. more »»

Refugee system in U.S. is working

November 24, 2015 There seems to be a lot of misinformation and outright lies being perpetuated about the refugee process and the Syrian refugees. more »»

Pomfret has an unfair burden

November 22, 2015 I am writing to find out why the village of Fredonia receives special treatment from the town of Pomfret. Let’s go over some facts. more »»

Solar power flexing its muscles across upstate

November 22, 2015 New York is embracing new ways to generate, distribute and consume electricity, which is translating into an expansion of clean energy and improved consumer choice and affordabilit. more »»

Getting out of our comfort zones

November 22, 2015 We all have hopes and dreams. For some people, those dreams stay off in the future and may be called permanent potential. Others achieve their dreams and go way beyond. more »»

Town Board taking smart steps

November 22, 2015 In a recent letter in the opinion section, a writer questioned the political “problems” in Westfield. more »»

Thankful for our surroundings

November 22, 2015 Thanksgiving is a time “we gather together” and recount our many blessings. There is much for which all of us can be thankful, including the spirit of giftedness all around us. more »»

Sticks and stones

November 21, 2015 Do you remember when we were kids we used to say, “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words can never hurt me?” We were so wrong! Words are so powerful! That’s why I enjoy writing. more »»

Plenty of thanks for holiday history

November 21, 2015 The origins of the modern American Thanksgiving has its beginnings in the celebration of a bountiful harvest and was observed from our earliest history at different times of the year and different... more »»

Awaiting the grosbeak return

November 20, 2015 They were one of the most common birds at my feeders when I lived in Warren. So common, in fact, that I developed a dislike for what I saw as a pushy – and opinionated bird. Garrulous ... loud ... more »»

Sacrifices of all for military

November 19, 2015 The saying “Behind every good man is a great woman” has been around for a long time. This statement of a particular relationship implies a broader reality about the worth of supportive relationship. more »»

Turmoil and tests with terror

November 18, 2015 With the events of this past week it is hard to understand why those running for the presidency of the United States say some of the things they say. more »»

It’s not just about the music

November 17, 2015 Music is like flowers. They both come in an endless variety, and both inspire at least a moment of awe and admiration. more »»

Lost respect for authority dooming U.S.

November 16, 2015 Shame, shame on the residents and the politicians of the city of New York from the mayor down to the lowest politician on the City Council. more »»

Road to ruin in Forestville driven by careless acts

November 15, 2015 I was raised in the village of Forestville, and now am raising my own family in Forestville but outside the village limit. more »»

Food for thought

November 15, 2015 The challenge was made, and the community, with its usual generosity and caring, responded. more »»

Finding joy in the beauty of change

November 15, 2015 Transformation is constant. It is a current pushing forward regardless of friction. Nothing is still. Nothing is always. Perception is pertinent when dealing with any sort of change. more »»

Rare photo quite an investment

November 15, 2015 The National Geographic Channel presented a program of a recently discovered tin-type (an early photograph) of William Bonney a.k.a. Billy the Kid. This is only the second known picture of Billy. more »»

Laughs and a celery centerpiece

November 14, 2015 For the lady who wanted George Sprague’s address, I know who you are and I can’t get your phone line, so I’ll put it in the column. Here’s his address; 1246 Colonial Drive, Apt. more »»

‘Ideal place’ and a 90-day notice

November 14, 2015 A number of years ago, I was privileged to be the director of Westfield Community Kitchen. It was conceived by Father Chip Elliot and has always been housed at Saint Peter’s. more »»



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