May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Columns

Perspectives

New York State is broke. Should County government be abolished?

What Does County Government Do? BOB BONDI Often the question comes up: "What do I get for my County tax dollars?" and I relish the opportunity to explain to people in the community just what their county government does on a daily basis. More...

Laurel Ledges: A Lovable Landscape for Hikers, But Beware of the Bugs

Laurel Ledges—The best part of this preserve is that it is deceiving - pulling up to the preserve, you wouldn't expect to see the rather dramatic ledges that are waiting for you just inside the tree-line. They almost seem out of place. More...

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Weekly Quotation

‘Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze As soft as summer: summer’s loss, Seems little, dear! on days like these.’ ~Ernest Dowson