Millions were left in the dark for days following Tropical Storm Isaias, which hit our shores on Tuesday, Aug. 4, after it battered the Eastern Seaboard. It left nearly as many people in the Northeast without power as Superstorm Sandy did in 2012, according to utility giant Con Edison. By press time, on Tuesday, Aug.
If you’re an income-qualified senior who hasn’t yet taken advantage of the 2020 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), keep reading. It’s an opportunity well worth exploring.
There is considerable worry about the pandemic, the federal and local deficits, COVID payouts, municipal support, hospital support, evictions, mortgage payments, and on and on… all the way down the list of needed assistance to the most basic of necessities for the American population: Food.
Great town Highway Department
Readers of this week’s editorial will find it to be pretty direct and straight forward. That’s because the Pine Plains Fire Company needs a new firetruck, and we believe it should receive the public support to procure the funding to buy that firetruck.
The June 4, 2020, edition of The Millerton News ran a follow-up article by reporter Carol Kneeland to one that ran a year ago about the grave of a Black man, believed to be a former slave, named Thomas Stansbury, who was buried at the North East Center Burying Ground in 1899.
Letter writer might have missed a few things…
There’s no escaping it — the average American worker has been put out of work by the coronavirus — with roughly 30 million U.S. residents currently receiving unemployment benefits.