March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Perspectives

The truth about Jimmy Carter's 1979 ‘Crisis of Confidence’ speech  Free Access 

Setting historical record straight

When a big historical event occurs, it’s only natural that people want to be able to say, “I was part of it,” or even, “I made it happen.” Yet such claims must be truthful, because otherwise, the opportunity to truly learn from history is lost. More...

The Winter of 1941: Cold, Bitter, Harsh

Reflections from the Catbird Seat

The walk was a good 2¼ miles from where I lived to my job at the snowshoe factory in southeastern Vermont. Always having been an early bird it was nothing to start my hike to work every morning around 5:30 during the winter of 1941. More...

Beloved Cold Spring resident and long time Zoning Board of Appeals member passes away this week  Free Access 

Reflections from PCN&R staff and earlier coverage

Dick Turner was one of those people that you automatically like and would not easily forget. With his sweet and jovial nature, he personified the saying, “A true original.”  To all who knew him Dick was always a pleasure to be around. More...

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