Category: Editorials

A Newfound Respect For Teachers

The closing of schools across the country for the remainder of the school year because of the coronavirus has presented many challenges for educators and parents alike.  School districts have been experimenting with the implementation of on-line classes in their effort…

This Sunday Is Mother’s Day

During this time of unprecedented upheaval because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the rituals that most of us traditionally follow either have been eliminated or drastically changed because of the need to practice physical distancing. So too, the manner in which…

This Is No Time For Hooverism

Herbert Hoover had been President for about seven months when the stock market crashed in October, 1929. Although there have been many causes attributed to the onset of the Great Depression, the crash generally is viewed as the trigger point…

Letter to the Editor

Drive Carefully Dear Editor, With fewer vehicles on the roads than ever, and the combination of warmer weather and a largely stir crazy population (especially children who have been out of school for 8 weeks now!), we are seeing a surge…

Letter to the Editor

Role of Government Post Covid 19 Dear Editor, While we shelter in place it is imperative to start planning a pathway out of this shutdown. Shutting down the American economy has consequences. The consequences have fallen on businesses and citizens…

Guest Op-Ed: Science Matters

By Jack Clarke  Either science matters or it doesn’t. Policy makers can’t have it both ways and selectively apply it only when it advances a political agenda. Science should inform and drive public policy not the other way around –…