If you ever need a barometer to gauge public sentiment, visit any gas station in the North Country between dawn and mid-morning and talk to the coffee-slugging chattering class.
Most Americans are attempting to make sense of the demonstrations and civil unrest taking place around the country as a result of the unfortunate deaths of Micheal Brown and Eric Gardner.
In these waning weeks of 2014, the U.S. news media has been consumed by its 24/7 coverage of racial strife, including Missouri riots and New York protests over alleged police brutality and the deaths of two black citizens.
Last month, a battle was reignited over the Old Essex County Home Cemetery when a local resident urged the Essex County Board of Supervisors to do something — anything — to bring the former county-run cemetery in Whallonsburg, which is now under private ownership, back into the warm embrace of government control.
Congress went back to work this week with a number of critical decisions to be made in the next two weeks before the curtain closes on the hundred and thirteenth congressional session.
Well-meaning but short-sighted public safety efforts often have horribly unexpected consequences.
On behalf of all of us here at Denton Publications, let me wish you a happy, safe and thankful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
By now you’ve no doubt seen or heard of Jonathon Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who helped craft the Affordable Care Act.
Democrats received a shellacking last week in a wave election that saw Republicans rack up their highest numbers in the House of Representatives since the 1920s.
When someone makes one of the following statements how do you feel?
By the time you read this column the long awaited results from the 2014 mid-term election are now known.
Things that give us great anxiety often come in the form of questions that will never be answered.
Now that we’ve all had out fill of the lovely fall colors, hot mulled cider and warm sugar donuts, it’s time to get down to the business of being from the North Country.
Last week will be footnoted as a week of needless deaths.
To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.