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
By Leon Archer
If what I’ve been seeing is any indication, turkeys and grouse did well at bringing off a good hatch this spring.
Most years I will see an occasional hen turkey with her brood out near the road, but I am seeing more than usual. Continue reading
Part III Hannibal Methodist Church
In July of 1984, 200 years of Methodism in America is celebrated.
Both the Methodist and Community Churches joined together for worship in a special service titled “Prayer in the Square.”
We all gathered bringing our own lawn chairs, forming a large congregation for this special occasion. A good number of the attendees came dressed in the period. Continue reading
By Jerry Hogan Kasparek
In the mail the other day came a letter from an insurance company offering me an opportunity to buy life insurance.
The letter began: “Dear Geraldine, as you approach your 80th birthday”… I read no further… Continue reading
Happy Birthday, Marcus
As the old saying goes, “My, how the time does fly when you’re having fun!” Continue reading