RR photos by Laurie Stuart
The Town of Highland Town Board organized the ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Boy Scout Troop 102 stands behind the podium...
It began with the ringing of the town bell. The bell, former supervisor Andy Boyar said, has been rung in communities across the nation throughout time, indicating the call to gather, the call to duty, and the call to celebrate and honor.
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RR photo by Liam Mayo
Seated from the left: Paul Freeman, Andrew Freeman, and Karen Freeman (representing Tim Freeman, Lifesaving Award); Fred Murray (2nd row, for 1888 Spencer Tractor Restoration, Cultural Achievement); John Ogozalek (Special Recognition), and Big Eddy Film Festival Director Tina Spangler (Cultural Achievement). Standing: Jeff Dexter (Lifesaving Award); Carla Hauser Hahn (Special Recognition); and Kim Erickson (Spencer Tractor Restoration).
From the teacher speaking on behalf of students who are ably handling the pandemic, to fire department personnel relating impromptu rescues along the Hawk’s Nest section of Route 97, the Upper …
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Letters to the editor
Ban toxic neonic pesticides

This is a call for much needed action.  A bill (S699B) passed in the NYS Senate partially bans toxic neonic pesticides.  We need to press the Assembly to do the same now that they are back …

Good cause eviction and more

Paying for the senior property tax break Sen. Mike Martucci sent a letter recently that says the following: “I’ve introduced legislation in the Senate (S.4362) that would eliminate …

my view
As public officials, citizens are often reaching out to us for assistance at some of the most vulnerable times of their lives. This is why we try to be proactive to find solutions that improve the …
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Photo by Vanessa Schulze on Unsplash
After reviewing the special hearing on the problems with the dairy industry, which was conducted by the Dairy Subcommittee and chaired by Sen. Gillibrand (D. NY), without any reservation it must be …
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Blogs

OCTOBER ASTROLOGICAL MUSINGS

Astrologically, Autumn Equinox, when the Sun enters Libra about September 20 is the time when light and dark are in balance—Libra, which starts then, is the sign of balance. Librans want to …

Ego

Ego refers to our identity.  We carve out a slice of our personality and call it “my ego.” 

SEPTEMBER ASTROLOGY

Each astrological sign has a ruling planet, but the planet ruling the Ascending or Rising sign is the most important by sign, house and aspect. It’s something you’re automatically seeking …