Great man fought for freedom, forgiveness in extraordinary life
A Sunday morning, February 11, 1990, and I was still a freshman in high school. We were all about to head out to church, but we turned on CNN – and the most astonishing, remarkable and wonderful sight greeted us.
November bird watching
Along the Lakeshore column from the Dec. 4 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
The effects of weather on the lake
Along the Lakshore column from the Nov. 27 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
Show of sportsmanship in state soccer final a teachable moment
Jerry Mackey was, no doubt, elated that his Oneonta girls soccer team had just won the state Class B championship on a windy, wet Sunday night at SUNY-Cortland. But before he could celebrate with the girls he coached, he had a more important task at hand.
Beginning of winter, some thoughts on eggs
The sun is bright and the snow is new and white, glistening in the sun. We’ve had lots of early snowfalls in the past and I recall a minor snowfall as early as Oct. 15. We even had 6 to 8 inches on Election Day some years ago.
When I first met Vince Cook, I was working part-time as a server at the Market Diner in Syracuse. Vince was sitting alone, drinking coffee and reading a book on editing. He told me that he and his wife Terri were writing and publishing a book. He didn’t tell me the topic at that time, nor did I ask.
Boat hoist repair, bird sightings
Along the Lakeshore column from the Nov. 13 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
Mr. Lemon getting old, boat museum
Along the Lakeshore column from the Nov. 6 issue of the Skaneateles Press.
Preventing damage to the lakeshore, the USS Slater
Along the Lakeshpre column from the Oct. 30 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
Climate change, a northwest passage
Along the Lakeshore column from the Oct. 23 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
Column by Joe Genco on local elections.
Long past time to deal with offensive nicknames, pro or otherwise
First, before we plunge into the raging discussion about what to call that Pro Football Team in Washington, let’s just admit that none of our hands are clean here – journalists included. Thousands of times in hundreds of stories over the decades, we have shown no shame, apology or hesitation dropping Native American-based nicknames into the flow of the story. And we’ll continue to do so in the days, months and years ahead.
Progress on lake levels, concerns about pedestrian safety
Along the Lakeshore from the Oct. 16 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
Getting inside the head of animals
Along the Lakeshore column from the Oct. 8 edition of the Skaneateles Press.
The importance of controlling the lake levels
Along the Lakeshore column from the Oct. 2 edition of the Skaneateles Press.