Today's Take

A short take on today’s news

BY JOE GENCO –There’s a whole bunch of tit-for-tat going on between the US and Russia. We probably won’t know what it means until Putin’s chosen President takes office for the US. http://www.cnn.com/…/russia-us-obama-putin-trump…/index.html –Alan Bedenko gives what seems like a

Today's Take

A short take on today’s news

BY JOE GENCO —John Best wisdom. Hey, is that redundant? “Random thoughts…I’ve heard a few times how people who have been married 50-60 years pass away within a few days or weeks of each other but never a mother-daughter. Upon

Education

Nevergold to Paladino: “You’re fired”

Dr. Barbara Seals-Nevergold, the school board president, is being floated as a candidate for State Senate following a special meeting convened to discuss controversial remarks made by Carl Paladino in Artvoice last week. The developer has since apologized for the remarks. A motion

Opinion

McMurray: An island without fear

BY NATE MCMURRAY Freedom from the fear of others Diversity is not just an empty motto. It’s an ideal we strive for because diversity brings strength. Even on a basic level, genetic diversity helps us survive and adapt. And cultural

Today's Take

A short take on today’s stories

BY JOE GENCO –Interesting read from Erin Koprevich. Suck it up, buttercup. If your world sucks and your life sucks and everyone you meet sucks the real problem is you. It’s sort of like if everyone you meet is an

Economy

Trump applauds SoftBank announcements

President-elect Donald Trump, from the steps of his Mar-o-lago resort in Palm Strings, FL applauded the return of 8,000 jobs to the United States. Trump touted plans announced earlier this month Masayoshi Son, a Japanese tech mogul, that his firm Softbank Capital

Today's Take

A short take on today’s stories

BY JOE GENCO –The true story of the Carl Paladino incident. It was a phone call, not an e-mail. They suggested self deprecating humor. He heard defecating and crapped himself. Then he thought about it again and realized maybe it

Pardons

Robert Seth Hayes pens ‘freedom letter’

Editor’s Note: Robert Seth Hayes is currently incarcerated at the Sullivan Correctional Facility.  The Black Liberation Army (BLA) was an underground, black nationalist militant organization that operated in the United States from 1970 to 1981. Composed largely of former Black Panthers (BPP), the organization’s program was one of “armed