The Millbrook Community Partnership (MCP), which held its inaugural public meeting on Thursday, July 29, for plans it has to revive properties at both the Bennett College site and of the actual Thorne Building itself, should be extremely pleased with itself.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the environmental pros and cons of so many of us relying on GPS apps (Waze, Google Maps, etc.) to get around these days?
— B. Rogers, Newark, N.J.
A key deadline in the fight against phone scams passed on June 30, but you might not have noticed it — unless you’ve noticed that your phone seems to be ringing a lot less than it used to.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments are busy trying to get you to vaccinate, wear protective masks and generally stop this pandemic. With all the tools they are offering, you would think people would wise up and get protected if only to save their neighbors and family.
The 31 campers age 12 and younger at Copake’s Camp Pontiac who tested positive for COVID-19 that made national news this past week provided an important reality check. It reminded those of us living and working in the Harlem Valley that we are not out of the woods when it comes to beating the deadly coronavirus.
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My good friend Andy Durbridge says that the local edition of Jim Langan’s Harlem Valley News is “insulting the intelligence of Amenia and Wassaic residents” and “disregarding media guidelines and basic respect.”
We all know how much we rely on the brave men and women who selflessly volunteer their time and their energy to serve on our local volunteer fire departments throughout the Harlem Valley.