“Everything makes me sad,” I said, as we drove through the city on our way out of town on a recent Saturday. I couldn’t explain it at the time, but I felt its effects. We are making plans for the move I have wanted to make for nearly 20 years. To our home in Narrowsburg, NY, as full-time residents. I should be gloriously happy.
It’s pretty clear that the new Pennsylvania Congressional districts drawn up by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (PSC) will be used in the 2018 elections.
Wanted: more innovative education models
Lots of facts and opinion are floating around the cyberwaves re guns, gun-control and the Second Amendment, following the recent mass shooting in Florida. Notice that the guns are called assault rifles or semi-automatics, but not weapons of mass destruction, even though the gunman killed 17 and seriously wounded others.
The “Rite of Spring” is a ballet by Stravinsky, but on the Port Jervis train, the rite of spring refers to opening day of trout season here in New York. Much like the original performance of the ballet in Paris, there are near riots near the popular fishing holes of the streams in the Upper Delaware Valley.
I know I am pressing my luck dallying away these day-lit hours as I postpone writing this column.
But I am content to do nothing today but bask in the warmth of my house, with the luxuries of running water and Wi-Fi, as we wait out the second of two March nor’easters.
Democratic New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican U.S. Congressman for the 19th district, John Faso, have been engaged in a public spat over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that Congress passed in December 2017.
Storms bring out local heroes
Two major storms turned several towns in Sullivan County to disaster areas. Heavy wet snow, sometimes 18 inches deep, fell on the area. This followed a period of warm spring weather and soft ground. The “Perfect Storm.”
It has recently been brought to my attention via a letter sent to my home that my daughter and her peers who participated in the Walkout of March 14 will be assigned detention, which we both knew would happen. I would like to share some thoughts.
Nearly 2 million people in the Northeast lost power in the snowstorms on March 2 and March 7. In the town of Lumberland 1,321 customers were still without power on March 8, a full week after the first storm blew through the region.