Today, the AP wire had a story about Solomon Northup and the apparently-fictional 12 Years a Slave, a story which is finally coming close to admission that maybe declaring the book to be non-fiction was premature. AP’s story was called “12 Years a Slaves’ author’s death still a mystery.” The point of the story is that Solomon Northup’s “history” seems to abruptly vanish after the book appeared. Well, yes, since historians dispute that he...
In an election whose percent-participation is rarely even experienced in the United States, the residents of Crimea have voted to rejoin the Russian homeland. There was no evidence on a day of jubilation in the Crimea that anyone was voting...
Basements. They can be dank, sour, horrible holes in the ground, grim utility areas, or...spacious, light-filled, beautiful...
LOCH SHELDRAKE, N.Y. — The Herkimer County Community College Generals claimed seventh place with Saturday’s 101-94 win over Lincoln College of New England on the final day of the NJCAA’s Division III national tournament.
ST. JOHNSVILLE — So, what do we know about William Shakespeare?His plays have a bunch of cross dressers? We learned to never trust witches?
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before meeting with him, Knicks players like Phil Jackson’s hiring to run their franchise.
DOLGEVILLE — Dolgeville voters will chose among three candidates for two four-year seats and two candidates for one two-year seat on the village board of trustees Tuesday.
UTICA — U.S. Representative Richard Hanna last week announced a bill that would re-establish state infrastructure banks to help fund local transportation initiatives.
POLAND — Poland junior Cassidy Shanahan looked into the benefits of honey for her project in the recent Poland Central School Science Fair.
FULTONVILLE — The New York State Sheriff’s Association Institute has begun its annual honorary membership drive in Montgomery County, according to Sheriff Michael Amato.
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