Grandmas are handy
I’ve been to a few birthday parties lately and I think that I have learned a few things.
I’ve learned that grandmas are really handy to have around when it comes to birthday parties. First of all, they really know how to wrap presents. After all, they have had a lot of experience. Continue reading
By Jim Farfaglia
The yellow of the first crocus,
the pink of a young rose,
the red of a newly-opened poppy,
the orange of a bursting marigold.
The flickering flame of iris,
the easy smile of daisy,
the shifting tones of sedum,
the long, hard climb of clematis.
The rising fists of mums,
the giggling hearts of pansies,
the crowning glory of coneflower.
The harmony found in every garden.
Dear Porky and Buddy,
I am writing to ask your opinion about something.
I was in the library the other day and there was another patron there with a dog that was wearing a little vest that said therapy dog on it. I thought it was really cute and said hello to the dog and the woman snapped at me and told me not to talk to her dog.
What’s with that? It’s not like they were trying to cross the street or something.
I apologized but she just left in a huff. Did I really do anything wrong?
Mary Continue reading
By state Sen. Patricia Ritchie
Just recently, my colleagues and I wrapped up the 2014 Legislative Session in Albany.
As state Senator, my top priority is creating more opportunities for the people who live in our region and I’m pleased to report that in the past several months, we have made significant strides towards doing just that. Continue reading
By state Assemblyman Will Barclay
The 2013-14 NYS legislative session has come to an end.
During the final week, hundreds of bills were passed. However, the legislation that got the most attention was legislation that legalized medical marijuana.
On a number of occasions in the past, I have voted against the legalization of medical marijuana. I did so for a number of reasons. Continue reading