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The enigmatic story of the historically disputed Golan Heights

Part 2 of 2

Our informal World Health Organization (WHO) humanitarian plan for the Golan Heights, introduced in Part 1 of this series of columns, mapped out areas for local enterprise including wine-growing, fresh water supplies, ski trails, protected wilderness, hotels and eco-friendly tourism, especially activities such as bird-watching and ornithological research, all under demilitarized international control. These ideas were worth pursuing no matter who ultimately owned or ruled the Golan Heights.

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — April 1919

SALISBURY — Philip W. Warner has gone to Panama where he has a good position with the United Fruit Growers Association.

 

The first thunderstorm of the season occurred Monday evening.

 

LAKEVILLE — Donald M. Thrall, who has been spending the winter in the south, having been employed as chauffeur at Palm Beach, returned to his home here last Thursday.

 

Photo to the Editor

My curated life, and yours too

Louis Pasteur (yes, the milk guy) observed that “chance favors the prepared mind.” Americans prefer to focus on luck as in “you make your own luck.” Chance? Not so much. We fancy ourselves as a nation of entrepreneurs, but, when it comes down to it, we really don’t like taking chances . . . on anything. 

From the folksy staff picks at a bookstore to the commercial surveillance of Amazon, increasingly, we want everything curated. The day is long gone when curators were confined to museums. 

Letter to the Editor - The Lakeville Journal – 4-4-19

True dangers of fiber broadband

We write to augment B. Blake Levitt’s column (“Fiber broadband, seen as a complex Trojan horse,” March 21 issue) regarding potential human/wildlife effects from fiber broadband.

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