Lakeville Journal

CORNWALL —  “Everywhere I go, whether I’m giving a speech on the House floor or whether I’m in committee, I always elevate the names and the stories of the people in this community,” said U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-5) to an audience assembled at the Cornwall Library for its 150th anniversary celebration. 

Hayes recalled encountering a unique sense of community in the Northwest Corner during her campaign for office last year, saying that the concerns Cornwall residents shared on farms (over lamb stew) helped motivate her to take up rural issues...