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Enemy of the People

The scandal of land grant colleges

Most Americans and almost all non-Americans have no idea what the Land Grant Colleges are or how they were formed. It became clear to Lincoln (yes, honest Abe) that the rich were going to be educated and the poor would receive no further education because college or university was just too expensive. 

Meeting hate head-on

Charlottesville. It’s been one year. What have we learned? How far have we come? 

Nudity vs. content

A world famous photographer said, when answering an anti-nudity critic at a museum opening of his nude photography, “Dirty is when seen through dirty eyes.” In a way, what’s on the Internet these days fits that model. You can replace “dirty” with “violent” or “biased” or even “fake” when it comes to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and others.

Letters to the Editor - Millerton News - 9-16-18

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Where do I dispose of dead batteries?

Dear EarthTalk: Can I throw my old disposable batteries in the trash or is there a way to recycle them? —  Jennifer Brandstrom, Chicago

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In defense of a free press

We’ve been complacent.

We thought everybody knew how important a free press was to our world and that all this talk about us being the enemy of the people would be dismissed for the silliness that it is.

But the reckless attacks have continued, instigated and encouraged by our president. 

Wild West technology

Letters to the Editor - Millerton News - 9-8-18

Help needed purchasing school supplies this fall

From Aug. 1 to 30, Ancramdale Neighbors Helping Neighbors Association (ANHNA) will collect school supplies at two locations:

Ancram — please leave school supplies at Ancram Town Hall with Monica Cleveland, town clerk, only during her office hours on Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon.