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On Stage: Small-Town Prophet, Big-Time Profits

Playwright Howard Meyer packs a lot of meaty food-for-thought into his new play, “Senescence,” which is having its premiere at Axial Theatre in Pleasantville, where it runs through Sunday, Nov. 18.

As always in his work, there’s a lot on this writer’s mind, and it’s all there on stage, in the dire situation depicted that has universal import, in the uniformly ...

The Dog Is in the Pink

The dog sniffed me twice, circled my body, and then squatted and peed on my boot.

“Oh my, gosh! Bad, Bitsy, bad!” said Bitsy’s owner, dragging the tiny designer dog away from my dripping rubber boots. She turned to me somewhat aghast. “I’m so sorry—Bitsy has never done that before. At least you’re wearing raining rain boots. Lol!”

I was at a ...

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Tobacco 21

November 8, 2018

To the Editor:

I’m so excited to learn Mary Ellen O’Dell, Putnam County Executive, recently signed the legislation to raise the age for the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and tobacco products to 21!  I want to personally thank Mary Ellen and the county legislators for recognizing the importance of this legislation.  As a teacher of adolescents and cancer survivor, this ...