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We Must Help Those At Risk Of Fading Away Right In Front Of Us

President Harry Truman’s firing of General Douglas MacArthur for disobeying his orders during the Korean War was one of the more memorable events of my junior high years. Truman wanted a ceasefire, while MacArthur wanted to press the war further and bomb cities in China, which had been ...

New York Legislation Hurts Low-Income Tenants

Over the last few years New York has adopted legislation that provides short-term benefits for some low-income tenants but creates very serious potential long-term issues for many of the same people, including higher rents, a potential housing shortage, and more homelessness. In 2019, the New ...

Relearning The Lessons Of History

As a Vietnam veteran, I have been especially troubled by recent events in Afghanistan. We don’t seem to learn from the lessons of history. We thought, relative to Vietnam, that military might along with American know-how could turn around a civil war between North and South Vietnam. We ...

Get The Best COVID-19 Information You Can

As we start to open up our senior centers and congregate meal sites, I am getting questions from older adults about how vaccines work. Can we mandate that everyone who comes into our building be vaccinated? And are we protected from the Delta variant of COVID-19? I will try to answer these ...

Laurel Run Committee Thanks Volunteers, Supporters

On behalf of everyone at The Resource Center and Filling the Gap, Inc., we want to thank those who made our 25th annual Laurel Memorial Run & Walk a success. Last year we dealt with a pandemic that disrupted not only the Laurel Run/Walk but almost every other event. This year we faced a ...

Long Associations With The Warren County Fair

The Warren County Fair brings many memories. It has been part of our lives since the 1970s. My first experience with the fair was creating grange displays. Every year there was a theme. We could interpret the theme as we saw fit. Ida Grace, our neighbor, was the one who got us interested ...