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Local Commentaries

Return trip to cabin wasn’t all easy street

My recent trip to our river cabin, last visited in the fall, was notable on two counts. One was the signage I encountered in the “Trump Country” south of Titusville where numerous colorful signs supporting our 45th president remain standing along the highways despite Donald Trump’s ...

Taking a stand for seats downtown

I was surprised and disappointed to read the opinion of our paper that the Redevelopment Authority (RDA) is the wrong entity for spending RDA money to purchase tables/chairs etc. to help downtown businesses expand business opportunities based on input from our city planner. The reason given was ...

Return trip to cabin wasn’t all easy street

My recent trip to our river cabin, last visited in the fall, was notable on two counts. One was the signage I encountered in the “Trump Country” south of Titusville where numerous colorful signs supporting our 45th president remain standing along the highways despite Donald Trump’s ...

Playing landlord to tenants in the nest

If you have followed the misadventures of Xena, the Amazonian robin who has set up house on our porch, you haven’t quite heard the last of her. The large red-breasted squatter is living rent free on our baker’s rack, and reigning over her kingdom, our back porch, as if she owned the ...

Disputing ‘shameful’ take on agency

I’m torn between two topics today. One is the apparent inability of today’s Republican Party to formulate policy or do anything much besides fling at liberals crazy accusations of impossible horrors. But I’ll set that aside for now to deal with the column of the dreadful Star Parker on ...

Disputing ‘shameful’ take on agency

I’m torn between two topics today. One is the apparent inability of today’s Republican Party to formulate policy or do anything much besides fling at liberals crazy accusations of impossible horrors. But I’ll set that aside for now to deal with the column of the dreadful Star Parker on ...