Just got a press release advising us that NY State Sen. Roy McDonald is to be honored as the Saratoga County Citizens Committee for Mental Health citizen of the year. I'm sure we are delighted to join in recognizing not only the senator's work in mental health but in open government. The picture accompanying the… Continue reading Open government award?
I thought Steve Pappas had a good editorial on driving and cell phones in the Times Argus this week (reprinted in the Herald), but there's another step media outlets can take on this issue. An editorial is fine, but regular coverage of issues speak louder because they are repetitive. With the state legislature likely to… Continue reading Distracted driving
Montreal? Mais non!
I see the Herald will be running a regular arts column about Montreal (distance, 181 miles). I can only hope that means we'll be seeing regular coverage of the lively arts scenes in Saratoga (72 miles), Glens Falls (52 miles), Hanover (51 miles), and/or Tinmouth, which has a really good little performing arts operation we never seemed to have time… Continue reading Montreal? Mais non!
You know you're getting old (celebrity division) when you 1a) Don't recognize many of the stars of the entertainment world being pushed at you every time you look at the "news" headlines on your computer; 1b) You don't care. 2) Discover entire new hit shows by reading the side of your drink cup while you're… Continue reading Celebrity
Disaster spam, trolls and the stuff on the bottom of my shoe
During the night of the big storm, the Rutland Herald put up a live blog using a program called Cover It Live. We had several thousand posts, everything from questions about what was hit and did we know about this town or that road, to answers, from our reporters and photographers or from the general public, to messages… Continue reading Disaster spam, trolls and the stuff on the bottom of my shoe
OK, here ... WordPress doesn't support live links in titles. OK people, listen up. There's a fair bit of comment bubbling along about our ability/difficulties getting papers delivered. It started Sunday night with a lone heckler on our live blog (somebody logged in as Mike's PC Repair), wondering in a somewhat sarcastic tone if we were… Continue reading Click here