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People don’t want to know

Contempt

Remember to register to vote or remain silent

We’ve written about it before, and we’ll write about it again: the importance of voting. It’s a critical component of our democracy, and come Tuesday, Sept. 24, would-be voters can register during National Voter Registration Day.

It’s actually a holiday endorsed  by the National Association of Secretaries of State, supported by the National Association of State Election Directors, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and the National Association of Election Officials. It’s not a partisan day. 

Letters to the Editor - Millerton News- 9-19-19

Cope deserves another term as town clerk

Lisa Cope is seeking a third term as town clerk on the Republican Party line and the Friends and Neighbors line. 

Lisa, her husband Gary, with their children have been residents of the town of North East for the past 14 years. Lisa has volunteered to help her children’s school over the years. Currently she is the treasurer of the Booster Club, volunteers as a docent at the Friends of the Irondale School and is a member the North East Historical Society. 

Nuclear Capability

It’s a solo world now, part 2

Across the globe we all can witness the rise of dictators and tyrants (the ultimate “my own world” perspective), splits of unions big and small (nations and work forces), everything the individual wants becoming instantly accessible (from Tinder to online divorce), and, never least a general distancing from family and friends, relatives and siblings, as the individual surrounds him/herself with modern tools allowing only a singular personal perspective.

9/11: Looking back and looking ahead

This week, the nation commemorated the devastating Sept. 11 attacks that took the lives of 2,997 people, injured more than 6,000 others and decimated the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.

Many questions about recycling

Recycling may not be the most exciting thing to think about, but it is something that we all do at home and out in the streets. After years of throwing away used pizza boxes in the paper bin, we now know not to, that the greasy cardboard contaminates the stream.