Ernest T. and Otis, you beat everything

Ernest T. and Otis, you beat everything

With Mayberry Days upon us for another year, I suppose it’s appropriate to ask a timely question, not what’s in your wallet? — but w...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Studying this odd creature that is man

Studying this odd creature that is man

Human beings are an odd species.For years I have been fascinated by the psyche of the American public. I took several psychology classes and a philoso...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Police do good things — believe it or not

Police do good things — believe it or not

Whenever a police officer fatally shoots someone, justifiably or not, it is pretty much guaranteed to be big news all the around the country — p...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Election year from a cord cutter’s view

Election year from a cord cutter’s view

I cut the cord from the cable company back at the end of 2011. Whenever friends complain about their astronomical cable bills, I ask them why they don...

September 16th, 2016 updated: September 16th, 2016. |  


Neighbor brought the community together

Today I have a funeral for my neighbor, Wallace Creed.I was only 7 when my family moved from Sunset Drive near the hospital out to White Plains. I tho...

September 15th, 2016 |  


After Aycock, who’s next — Washington?

After Aycock, who’s next — Washington?

Along with the Zika virus and the ever-present spectre of terrorism, there is another threat to society which seems to be gaining momentum. For want o...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Schools being ‘cool’ isn’t worth the danger

Schools being ‘cool’ isn’t worth the danger

Dr. Nick Kardaras is all over the place lately.After penning a book on the dangers of children and technology, Kardaras has been featured in newspaper...

September 8th, 2016 |  


QB Kaepernick needs sacking for good

QB Kaepernick needs sacking for good

Isn’t it irritating when some celebrity — whether an actor, a musical group or athlete — takes advantage of whatever platform they a...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Too much garbage is now acceptable

Too much garbage is now acceptable

What the heck is going on in this country?At some point over the past decade, a lot of questionable behavior has become socially acceptable, and I can...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Where do I sign to be undocumented?

Where do I sign to be undocumented?

As was the case with millions of other Americans, Donald Trump caught my attention as a presidential contender when he promised early on to get tough ...

August 27th, 2016 |