01/27/16 2:00pm
KARL GROSSMAN

KARL GROSSMAN

The Economic Opportunity Council of Suffolk, launched in the 1960s as the key organization in the county to engage in what was then called the War on Poverty, remains alive and well.

It’s still a leader in Suffolk in not just dealing with poverty, a continuing, serious problem in the county, but with a myriad of other economic and social problems as well. (more…)

01/23/16 11:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)

01/23/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Looking for votes, one candidate in particular has an estranged relationship with the truth.

COURTESY PHOTO | Looking for votes, one candidate in particular has an estranged relationship with the truth.

To paraphrase a famous proclamation Alice heard during her romp through the looking-glass: The time has come, the walrus said, to talk of many things: Of the camel’s hump and Forest Gump and that garish man called Trump.

Yeah, him. (more…)

01/18/16 2:00pm
COURTERY PHOTO | Ben Jones

COURTESY PHOTO | Ben Jones

Did you ever have a tree fall on you? Neither have I, but last Thursday when I heard Ben Jones had passed away in Florida, I think I know what it feels like.

The news came as a shock, even if it was expected when 93- year-old Ben and his wife Betty said goodbye and left for Florida last month (see the Reporter Thursday for a full obituary of Ben). (more…)