Tuesday May 14
New Mount Hope fire squad wins contract
The protracted battle between Otisville, Mount Hope and local firefighters ended Monday night with the town board choosing to contract with the newly formed Mount Hope Fire Company, ending its 87-year-relationship with the Otisville Fire Company.
With milk prices low, dairy farmers turn to beef cattle
In what used to be a dairy farm region, more and more farmers are raising beef cattle, either to keep their farms operational or try to turn a profit amid sour milk prices.
Tempers still flaring on Otisville fire district issue
With the deadline for when the Town of Mount Hope will have to choose to provide fire protection looming in June, argument and confusion continued to be the themes at a meeting Monday night.
Otisville man, two teens indicted in stolen gun case
An Otisville man and two teenagers were arraigned Friday in a gun case that started when one of the teenagers took a wrong turn in a car, according to police.
Eugene Jarecki and the campaign to end America's war on drugs
The US war on drugs has cost one trillion dollars and resulted in 45m arrests. And yet nothing has changed, argues film-maker Eugene Jarecki, a polemical campaigner to reform America's drugs laws.