Congresswoman Stefanik with servicemen in Afghanistan. This weekend Congresswoman Stefanik returned from a bipartisan Congressional Delegation visit to Afghanistan and the Middle East. As the Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, this was an important opportunity for the Congressional delegation to conduct oversight of the policy, strategy, and resource [...]
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February 24th, 2017 · Comments Off
Trump just made Jeff Immelt describe the time Trump hit a hole-in-one Trump: “I actually said I was the best golfer of all the rich people” pic.twitter.com/6yB7oj6WJe — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 23, 2017
January 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off
Rep. Elise Stefanik being sworn in by Speaker Paul Ryan. (Click image to see full-scale.) Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) was officially sworn in to represent New York’s 21st district in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 115th Congress.
December 13th, 2016 · Comments Off
One of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases, Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962) (sometimes known as the school prayer case) has a significant local connection. William J. Vitale, Jr. was the School Board President of the school district that was involved in the case. Mr. Vitale was a summer resident of [...]
November 25th, 2016 · Comments Off
According to Postmaster General, Megan Brennan, the USPS will not downgrade Level 2, 4 and 6 Post Offices during Fiscal Year 2017. Brennan made the announcement at the 2016 National Convention for the newly created United Postmasters and Managers of America. This is good news for the Huletts Landing Post Office which is considered a [...]
November 11th, 2016 · Comments Off
Out of all the election nastiness on the airways this year, this commercial, produced by the dog food company Pedigree, was the best one I saw. Entitled, a vote for good, I post it here. Man’s best friend – bringing us closer together.
October 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off
Liam Ballantyne (far right) and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy sailing team at the Providence College Invitational Regatta this past weekend. (Click image to see full-scale.) Liam Balllantyne (son of Peter and Angela) competed with the US Coast Guard Academy sailing team at the Providence College Invitational Regatta this past weekend. They won the regatta, [...]
October 18th, 2016 · Comments Off
October 11th, 2016 · Comments Off
What is the impact of all this screen time on kids? SCREENAGERS (Official Trailer)-HD from lisa tabb on Vimeo. To learn more go to: http://www.screenagersmovie.com/
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September 18th, 2016 · Comments Off
In 2012, the US Postal Service introduced POSTPlan as a means of keeping Post Offices open by reducing hours. The Huletts Landing Post Office is now only open 4 hours per day. POSTPlan reduced operations at many rural Post Offices to 2, 4 or 6 hours per day in hundreds of Post Offices throughout the [...]
May 8th, 2016 · Comments Off
For anyone who missed it, below is yesterday’s full Kentucky Derby, which was an exciting race to watch.
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April 7th, 2016 · Comments Off
Kevin McNelis stands with Rollie Massimino (the head coach of Villanova’s 1985 championship team) before the NCAA championship game earlier this week. I realize I am a few days late, but congratulations to all of our Villanova basketball fans (and we have a few) on your team’s exciting win earlier this week. Kevin McNelis traveled [...]
April 1st, 2016 · Comments Off
Congratulations to Mike Lonergan (right), seen here with his family when visiting Lake George, for winning the NIT Championship at Madison Square Garden Thursday night with his George Washington Colonial basketball squad. (Click image to see larger version.) Read about the exciting game here.
March 12th, 2016 · Comments Off
Joe Rota, the former Town Supervisor of Dresden, was recently interviewed by NBC News about the attempts to save the S.S. United States. Mr. Rota worked on the ship during it’s heyday and is interviewed by NBC News Rehema Ellis.