September 29th, 2011
In just a few short weeks we will be electing a new legislature that will be making decisions affecting our lives for the next four years.
The Senior Legislative Action Committee (SLAC) got the campaign season going when they hosted a forum last Friday.
Priscilla Bassett, who heads SLAC, [...]
September 22nd, 2011
Upon taking office Governor Andrew Cuomo made certain historic ethics reforms were swiftly passed into law. State lawmakers are now required to disclose things they ordinarily would not want the public to know.
In Sullivan County the road to ethics reform has been bumpy.
Legislature Chairman Jonathan Rouis last week [...]
September 15th, 2011
Last Sunday we marked one of the most somber times in our Nation’s history, the tenth anniversary of what has simply become known as 911.
Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing at the time they learned of the devastating and unexplainable terrorist attacks.
As a [...]
September 9th, 2011
To some recycling is a hassle due to the fact that recyclables need to be separated. Those people will be glad to learn that Sullivan County will soon be converting over from a dual stream recycling system that used to require separation of recyclables at the source, to the single [...]
September 1st, 2011
It is time to pack up our white shoes and open that box of moth balls. Who can believe it is Labor Day weekend?
As our summer community packs up, and schools prepare to open, the quality of life in Sullivan County once again becomes front and center.
Tragically, our [...]