Strong as Sampson – She Morphed Her Gender to Match Her Agenda

[Ed. Note: In recognition of Women’s History Month, RJN kicks off in our March issue a multi-part series saluting Wom-en Who Made History Here.] Massachusetts-born Deborah Sampson (1760-1827) was one […] Read more »

Artist Spotlight: The Dynamic Art of Susan Lanzano

Susan Lanzano, an editor turned botanical artist, believes strongly that a person can have sequential meaningful careers. Her own trajectory is proof of that, as she did not begin painting […] Read more »

Local Students Share Stories of Intolerance and Search for Solutions at Sen. Harckham Panel

Hate in the Age of Multiculturalism  As a youngster growing up in Somers, I had dozens of experiences where a friend or classmate, or I, was targeted because of religion or another personal characteristic.   I saw swastikas […] Read more »