For Little Leaguers, No. 2 was No. 1

September 25th, 2014

By Bob Gaydos
Mostly, when I look at Derek Jeter’s career, I’m impressed with how quietly he went about his job, how almost routine he made the anything-but-routine appear.

Birth Control and Pure Ignorance

September 25th, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
We need new qualifications for holding public office

Another Reprieve for Valley View

September 19th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
The rumored defection of two or more Democratic legislators, which would have given County Executive Steve Neuhaus the supermajority he needs to move forward with the sale of Valley View, did not take place.

The Suffering Displaced

September 18th, 2014

By Gretchen Gibbs
I think about all those children with the big eyes in the wan faces, living in tents, having fled gunfire, having not enough to eat, shivering at night, and having lost forever people they’ve loved.

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 9/19/2014

September 17th, 2014

I’m afraid, deep inside, much of the time. But I think the trick of living is to have that fear, to admit it, to admit to it – and then to carry on.

Dreaming an American Nightmare

September 4th, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
We may not have a strategy yet, but chances are that ISIS does

Remembering William Greaves

August 28th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
He said he was making a documentary movie about Muhammad Ali. I signed a release for which William Greaves paid me the token sum of a dollar.

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 8/29/2014

August 27th, 2014

By Carrie Jacobson
The academic year pulls at me more strongly than the seasons, the calendar year, the salty tug of the moon.

When Police Act Like an Occupying Army

August 22nd, 2014

By Bob Gaydos
Where have you been America? The militarization of police forces has been going on for years.

Can the Public Get to the Public Hearing?

August 22nd, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
Oh, how could I be so cynical?