My apologies, loyal Courier readers

My apologies, loyal Courier readers

My mom’s been in the hospital for the better part of a week, and posting news has been a catch-as-catch-can sort of operation.

I will be back at it in full swing as soon as humanly possible.

“Central New Yorkers Speak Out” social media campaign launches to highlight human impact of TrumpTax and healthcare sabotage

“Central New Yorkers Speak Out” social media campaign launches to highlight human impact of TrumpTax and healthcare sabotage

Speak Out CNY Will Publish a Series of Stories from Residents of NY-22 & NY-24

In First Story, Resident of Tenney’s District Shares How The Affordable Care Act Saved His Son’s Life – […]

LETTER: Open Letter to the Madison County Board of Supervisors

LETTER: Open Letter to the Madison County Board of Supervisors

To the Editor:

I would like to respectfully submit this letter containing my concerns, questions, and recommendations pertaining to Resolution No. 8, “Authorizing The Chairman To Enter Into An Agreement”, for your upcoming Board of Supervisors meeting on May 8, 2018. I am in general […]

LETTER: Tony Stewart Foundation + KEYS Kids = Launch of Tony’s Kids Can!

LETTER: Tony Stewart Foundation + KEYS Kids = Launch of Tony’s Kids Can!

To the Editor:

Tony Stewart Foundation + KEYS Kids = Launch of Tony’s Kids Can!

The KEYS Program is thrilled to announce is has partnered with The Tony Stewart Foundation on a cool national campaign called Tony’s Kids Can, to create really […]

LETTER: Tenney’s actions in Congress a mockery

LETTER: Tenney’s actions in Congress a mockery

To the Editor:

I just finished reading the self-congratulatory press release published by our representative in Congress.

This has to be a joke. I had to look twice to see if it was satire. Am I being “trolled?” I thought? Tenney’s actions in Congress make this “balanced budget” […]

LETTER: Tenney earns support of blue collar workers

LETTER: Tenney earns support of blue collar workers

To the Editor:

Recently, Congresswoman [Claudia] Tenney was endorsed by the union that represents Remington Arms. Remington Arms is a historic company and a great asset to our region. They are the oldest gun manufacturer in the country that creates needed jobs in our region. My brother […]

Technical difficulties

We are experiencing technical difficulties

We are experiencing technical difficulties and plan to try additional maintenance and tweaks this weekend, April 28 and 29, 2018. As a result, you may see nothing new posted for a few days, and if that happens, the morning newsletter won’t go out, either.

The glitch has made it impossible […]

COLUMN: Musings of a Simple Country Man

Hobie Morris

April Snow

Sunday night—“on the road.” It was raining hard in West Winfield and Bridgewater, as well as Brookfield. The ground was bare. A half mile west out of town a thin whiteness began showing up in our truck’s headlights. A mile further, and now starting to climb higher into the hills, […]

COLUMN: Musings of a Simple Country Man

Hobie Morris

COLUMN: Musings of a Simple Country Man

Crossroads

By Hobie Morris

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood…I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost (1874-1963)

“Everyone reaches a crossroads in life. Difficult decisions have to be made. Some take […]

LETTER: Tenney’s debt hypocrisy is going to cost seniors

LETTER: Tenney’s debt hypocrisy is going to cost seniors

To the Editor:

Rep. [Claudia] Tenney talks a big game on the debt and deficits, but words are one thing, actions are another. When it comes down to it, Tenney has been part of Washington Republicans exploding the national […]

Stirpe: Good heart health is a lifelong commitment

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Good heart health is a lifelong commitment

February is long gone, ending American Heart Month; however, that doesn’t mean promoting heart health and living a healthier life should move to the back burner.

There are approximately 92.1 million American adults living with […]

LETTER: We must create more safe, trusting, loving spaces

LETTER: We must create more safe, trusting, loving spaces To the Editor: I attended the “Promoting Racial Justice in the Mohawk Valley” event hosted by the Town of Kirkland Democratic Committee April 5. Moderator Phyllis Breland created a warm and inviting environment for the conversation. The four panelists were Utica Spanish teacher Brandon Long, […]