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The Blizzard-Bust Breakfast

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Billy: It's finding the center of your story, the beating heart of it, that's what makes a reporter. You have…

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A Certain Group of People Are Definitely Under Attack in this Country and Should Fear for Their Safety–It’s Just Not Who You Think it is

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Can we have a real conversation? With real numbers? Using logic and real facts?  The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have thrust 'police brutality' into the limelight with protests, violent protests, rioting and looting taking place in some parts of the country. The other night Bill O'Reilly used numbers to make his point with a guest but his logic was at best, flawed.  He stated that in 2012, 326 white people were killed by the police while only 123 black people were killed by the police during the same period.  Everyone knows that the white population in this…

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come for the East Ramapo Central School District?

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It’s no secret that the East Ramapo Central School District is broken. Mistrust, disenfranchisement, racism, anti-Semitism, brutal, expletive-laced verbal assaults directed toward parents and a lawyer who allegedly threatened an honor student.  And this just scratches the surface. I listened to the NPR ‘This American Life’ recording on East Ramapo and I thought they did a great job of summarizing the history as well as the turbulent current situation.  It put a lot of things into perspective for a lot of people who aren’t familiar with the entire situation. And then let’s throw in the nonsense that occurred on Election…

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No Dookies to Speak of–Just a Lot to be Thankful For

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A year ago today I was a bundle of nerves.  It was the day before Thanksgiving and I got up and went to Walmart to buy cleaning supplies.  I wandered around the store aimlessly but somehow managed to buy a mop, bucket, broom, dustpan, sponges, cloths, many other items, Windex, Lysol and almost every other cleaning fluid known to man, and a cleaning caddy to carry everything around in.  The previous sixteen months had been particularly challenging and included among other things two 10-day stays in the hospital and surgery. At 2:00pm that day I arrived in New City and…

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KNOW YOUR ROLE ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

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Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk Courtesy of the Ramsey Police Department Are You Drinking? If so, don’t drive. Follow these tips to have fun, stay alive, and avoid getting pulled over or crashing your vehicle on game day.   Before Super Bowl Sunday, make a game plan that includes a sober driver – someone who is not drinking at all. Leave your keys at home and designate a sober driver. Consider getting a sober ride or taxi to your destination, so you won’t even have the option later to drive impaired. Avoid drinking too…

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