after last minute snow, sleet and lots of rain,
the time of flowers is again upon us, along with abundant warmth
and sunshine. Will it last? We certainly hope so!
Final Info Sessions Lead Up To May 8 Boiceville Wastewater System
By Olive Press Staff
of the Catskill Watershed Corporation and Lamont Engineers will
be on hand at the Olive Town Board meeting Tuesday, May 1 at
7:30 p.m. at the Town meeting hall on Bostock Road to describe
the proposal to construct a $10.7 million wastewater treatment
plant to service homes, businesses and institutions in the hamlet.
According to Olive Town Supervisor Bert Leifeld, this session
is an important one.
“It’s the last time that people can get their questions
about the whole thing answered,” he said Monday.
The Town’s A Stage...
Olive Free Library Hosts A Community-Wide Production Of Wilder’s
By Damien T. Toman
Nobody wants to see Olive Town Supervisor Berndt Leifeld
dead, do they?
If any among us do (and we will kindly abstain from a show
of hands), we’ll get our chance during the first and
second weekends of May, when the Olive Free Library presents
a production of Thornton Wilder’s play Our Town.
The play, which is directed by town board member Linda Burkhardt,
features in its cast members of the Olive community both
prominent and lesser-known, including Supervisor Leifeld
himself, who appears briefly as the apparition of Farmer
McCarthy, along with a host of other … well, hosts.
Food And Secrecy
They Say It’s Poison, Our Reporter
Discovers Its Genetic Modification
By Gary Alexander
Those who have been following the twisting course of the ongoing
PET FOOD recall crisis have been privileged to witness a remarkable
exercise in slight-of-hand, deception and deceit on the part
of a corporate media culture determined to keep an already
explosive story from detonating fully. With few exceptions,
the key words underlying the crisis have been kept out of
the debate for an alarming and disheartening reason...
EPA Weighs In...
To Offer Better
Ever since the
issued its first
to New York City
in 1993, regular
renewal of that
FAD – along
with the threat
of the feds forcing
New York to pay
the billions of
to build a state-of-the-art
– has become
one of the stand-by
of our region.
Jar Of Olives...
By Carol LaMonda
I was sitting in a camping
chair in the shade of a lovely
old maple at an earth day
celebration as my grandson
Nicky was playing a spontaneous
chicken” game with four
of his fifth grade classmates
when this three-year old boy
sauntered over to me and asked,
“Are you old?”
I was about to indignantly
deny my “oldness”
when I looked around at the
other adults. I think I was
the only grandmother there
since it was a PTA function.
I replied to my insulter,
“Older than you but
younger than some.”