President Donald Trump agreed to do 18 interviews with Bob Woodward, fully aware of being taped. He is heard stating that he knew that the novel coronavirus was much more deadly than strenuous flu (with a mortality rate of 5 percent vs. 1 percent) but didn’t tell the American people because … Read More ⇒

In a recent tele-town hall, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik said nothing concerning reports about the Russians paying bounties to the Taliban for killing U.S. soldiers. As she is a self-proclaimed military supporter, this was a glaring omission. Rep. Stefanik also had no suggestions for any ways th… Read More ⇒

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, The Community Lunch Program for Kids sponsored a BACK2SCHOOL event for children from families enrolled in their program. The event was held at St. Raymond’s Church in Raymondville from 4-7. Due to Covid the event was broken down into four 45 minute time slots with fami… Read More ⇒

The American Cemetery at Normandy sits on a bluff overlooking the beach where, on June 6, 1944, American soldiers waded ashore to begin the invasion of France. The old battlefield is marked with shell craters and gun pits offering mute testimony to the fury of that day. In the cemetery itsel… Read More ⇒

The recent column by Jerry Moore of the Watertown Daily Times (“Stefanik guilty of stolen valor,” Aug. 30) also was published in my local newspaper, The Press Republican. His criticism of U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik was well founded for her claims of foul against her Democratic opponent, Tedra … Read More ⇒

You cannot help but be concerned about the safety of your family and neighborhood when you turn on the news and watch the rioting, violence and wanton destruction happening in our major cities. Although St. Lawrence County seems isolated from these tragic events, immunity is not guaranteed. Read More ⇒

Alarmed that President Donald Trump is threatening to undermine our confidence in the election during a pandemic by warning of voter fraud (with absolutely no evidence), post office shenanigans and encouraging (rather than fighting off) foreign interference, I would hope my representative wo… Read More ⇒

As someone who was involved in a serious car accident in Watertown, which required many months of pain management, I am all too aware of the risks of addiction from therapeutic pain medications. Fortunately, the medical professionals on my team were mindful of this risk and utilized the most… Read More ⇒

I’m watching in horror and disbelief as U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy systematically cripples the U.S. Postal System. The destruction of taxpayer-funded sorting machines, the delays in vitally needed mail deliveries, the locking and/or removal of mail boxes is something I never thought… Read More ⇒