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Teens Report Onslaught of Bullying During Divisive Election

  7 months ago     283 Views     Leave your thoughts  

In a survey of 50,000 teens, some 70 percent reported abusive behavior across months of a notably angry presidential campaign.…

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Sorry LoHud, You’ve Got Dookies in Your Pool On The Tappan Zee Bridge Issue

  3 weeks ago     2256 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Re: Your editorial about the name of the new bridge: Actually, Journal News, you don't.  You don't have to call the new bridge anything that you don't want to call it. You see, there is something called freedom of speech in this country. There is also something called freedom of the press.  It's more than just a something, it's actually an amendment, the First Amendment in fact, to the Constitution of the United States of America and it's a very important one. You seemingly contradicted yourselves here: "Associated Press style, to which we try to adhere, says to use and capitalize the…

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The City of Suffern Revisited

  7 months ago     2370 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The time has come to revisit the City of Suffern initiative that I have previously brought up. A number of years ago I did a tremendous amount of research on this issue. I conferred with then-mayor Trish Abato and former Village of Suffern Attorney Terry Rice. As a full service village, Suffern still has to pay more than $1.5 million each year to the Town of Ramapo and we receive very little in return. As many would agree, we have taxation with little or no representation. I would argue that we have only a single voice advocating for our residents…

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Dookie Alert! Why Do We Take Political Advice From Celebrities?

  8 months ago     215 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Everyone in America is entitled to have and express an opinion. With incredible foresight, this was actually woven into the framework of our constitution by way of the first amendment to the constitution by the founding fathers in 1791.  You don't have to be a citizen, or rich and famous, or have certain religious beliefs, be a member of a particular race and your sexual orientation or gender don't come into play either.  If you'd like to express yourself, go for it! That said, why do we assume that others know better and by extension why allow famous people to…

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