SUPPORTING LOCAL AGRICULTURE
Buy at least 10% of your food from local farmers. Possible action: EAT LOCAL
locally grown produce and locally raised meat is good for you and
good for the planet. By joining a CSA (Community Supported
Agriculture) and visiting your local Farmers Market you will able
to eat fresh food that has not spent a week travelling across the
country to get to you. Check out the websites of these
CSAs, visit your local Farmers Market and buy real food and talk
to real people!
NEWS HEMP AT THE MOON AND HOPEFULLY IN CHENANGO
Industrial hemp is a multi-use
crop that can really help us in a lot of ways. It’ll put people
back to work, put land back into use, and give people something
to manufacture again. READ MORE . . .
EVENT WILL BE IN THE NEXT NEWSLETTER
VETERANS - GOOD NEWS
After almost 30 years Chenango
County has hired a Veteran Service Officer (VSO). Mr. Joe
Coe, retired, United States Air Force, will assume the position
immediately. READ MORE . . .
ATTENTION SUPERVISORS: in the
coming week check out Chenango
for a Better Future
YouTube site for video on Planning and Economic
Development Meeting 3/17/18 concerning presentations of three
airport consultants . Decision needs to be done quickly due
to grant applications.
NOTE FOR LARGE GATHERINGS... IF YOU
NEED CONTAINERS FOR RECYCLABLES, CONTACT THE CHENANGO DEPT. OF
PUBLIC WORKS at 337 -1710
LOCAL COMPANY WANTS MORE
TAX BREAKS DEPRIVING TOWN AND COUNTY TAXPAYERS OF NEEDED REVENUE
The Unadilla Central School
District has joined the Town of Columbus in fighting Chobani’s
attempts to lower it’s assessments on their yogurt plant and
warehouse in Columbus.
Honestly, I must admit...
I went dragging my feet to Unfractured...even had a stomach ache
which eventually disappeared. Why the feeling? Perhaps
not wanting to touch the pathos of the past that at some levels is
still with us.
As I sat there and was allowed into Sandra Steingrabbber's journey
of unquenchable desire to speak out against facking the land with
ill effect on the water, I felt prevledged to be in her presence.
She used her education, her past experience, her cancer, to make
the contribution to lead other like minded people to stand for
something that benefits the greater good.
After the film, she answered questions and gave a hopeful vision
for the future. The key is that each person does their part,
follows their passion to serve the whole: when we see
something, say something and if we can, do something.
Find the places where we can still move and feel connected to a
What do we want?
Turn NY into Green
Keep the sea water out
And so much more in many different areas!
I left hopeful.
Canice Paliotta, Editor
Video of Robert Freeman discussing the Freedom of Information
Law (FOIL) and the Open Meeting Law
presented at the Norwich Town Hall on April 23, 2018.