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Remembering the O’Reilly who didn’t do fires

The day Bill O’Reilly was fired, a former colleague at Channel 3 News in Hartford asked if I recalled any sexual harassment allegations during O’Reilly’s very brief time with us as a reporter/anchor decades ago.

I said I didn’t. Our differences with O’Reilly were purely journalistic. 

Regulations now more inevitable than death and taxes

I am reminded of the story of a young girl walking her stubborn dog backwards around the block by tugging lightly on his leash. The dog was stronger than she, but in reverse she could guide him exactly as she needed. 

Trump’s cruise missiles hit the media hard

The mainstream press hadn’t been this blindsided and disheartened since Election Night 2016, when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton against all the odds.

Are too many drivers asleep at the wheel?

I  recently returned from the April 13 World Traffic Safety Symposium at the New York International Automobile Show, a discussion about The Future of Automotive Mobility — Autonomous Vehicle Safety.

The momentum toward more- and fully autonomous cars is inevitable, and safety is the justification. The “how to” deserves a look. The grim statistics are not numbers; those numbers are people. 

Letters to the Editor - Lakeville Journal - 4-27-17

No choice but to vote no

With the uncertainty of what lies ahead for our students and the lack of transparency from our Region One administration, we have been left with no other recourse than to vote the Region One budget down on May 2.

Turning Back The Pages

100 years ago — April 1917

William Kane has offered the lot which was formerly the baseball diamond to the Home Guard Company for a drill ground.

TACONIC — Henry Corlise is the new barber in Canaan.

LAKEVILLE — Artist Kisselbrack is giving Mrs. Bartle’s residence a new coat of paint.

Trailing arbutus is now in blossom. Those who gather this beautiful flower of spring are cautioned not to pull it up by the roots, as this destroys the plant for all time.

Earth Day March for Science in Washington: Think like a proton

Steady rain, soggy fields, sharp-pointed umbrella ribs, and long lines at security checkpoints failed to dampen the spirits of the 12,000 or so participants in the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Earth Day, April 22. 

Earth Day March for Science in Washington: Think like a proton

Steady rain, soggy fields, sharp-pointed umbrella ribs, and long lines at security checkpoints failed to dampen the spirits of the 12,000 or so participants in the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Earth Day, April 22. 

Supporting our most vulnerable citizens: young children

This week, April 24 to 28, is the national Week of the Young Child, which is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to draw attention to the needs of young children and their families across the country.