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Thoughts on AP’s misrepresentation

Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Associated Press writers Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Jonathan Lemire twisted a July 14 tweet from President Donald Trump to appear racist and xenophobic. They also conflated the specific group …

Don’t let kids die in hot cars

Thursday, July 11

It is that time of year, so let us all be careful and save children from an all-too-common tragedy. Dozens of children die horrible deaths during the warm months of spring, summer and early fall when …

Swimming more than just fun, it’s important life skill

Tuesday, July 9

Yesterday, on the sun-splashed and sandy shores of Delta Lake, New York State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid announced the start of the state’s 7th Annual Free Learn-to-Swim Program — which …

An overlooked passenger

Friday, July 5

While Tiffani O’Brien was in a deep sleep -- apparently a really, really deep sleep -- after her flight from Quebec City to Toronto, the Air Canada crew members and cleanup personnel on her plane …

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Points of Pride

200 years for Constable Hall

3 days ago

CONSTABLEVILLE — The landmark mansion known as Constable Hall is celebrating a special anniversary this year, highlighted by events this past weekend marking the passing of 200 years since the …

Wonderland for a library

Monday, July 8

We’re always on the lookout to promote activities that help some of our favorite institutions, particularly our local libraries. On the Daily Sentinel’s Entertainment page last week we spotted …

Kudos to Dippin Donuts; partnership helps sweetly celebrate student success

Monday, July 1

Congratulations to Gansevoort Elementary School fourth-grader Myiah Fowler, who got to tastefully eat her words recently in a fun and delicious way — courtesy of the local business Dippin’ …

Ending child poverty

Monday, June 24

Red Nose Day is a campaign with the mission to end child poverty by funding programs that keep children safe, healthy, and educated., according to its website (rednoseday.org). “Through the power …

Students join cancer fight

Monday, June 17

VERONA — Congratulations to the J.D. George Elementary School for its energy and enthusiasm in sponsoring tts 10th annual Mini Relay for Life, hosting nearly 60 cancer survivors in the …


Yesterday at 4:00 PM

Today is Wednesday, July 17, the 198th day of 2019. There are 167 days left in the year. Today in History On July 17, 1996, TWA Flight 800, a Europe-bound Boeing 747, exploded and crashed off Long …


2 days ago

Today is Tuesday, July 16, the 197th day of 2019. There are 168 days left in the year. Today n History On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the …