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The Maddening Views of Trump Republicans

Donald J. Trump is the embodiment of the Republican Party.

Though not all Republicans are racist, too many tolerate and indulge Trump’s blatantly bigoted and hateful views.

Though not all Republicans are misogynists, too many disregard Trump’s seedy past and turn a blind eye towards his serial exploitation and ill-treatment of women.

Though not all Republicans are xenophobic, ...

At 100, the Doctor Is in… Great Shape!

 

When Dr. Mack Scharmett was 50 years old, gas was 34 cents a gallon. An average car cost $3,000.

When he was 20 years old, an average house cost $3,900.

When the good doctor was 10 years old, the yo-yo was introduced. So was “Steamboat Willie,” a short film that marked the debut of cartoon character Mickey Mouse.

Born in the final year of World War I, Dr.

Like a Kid in a Candy Store

When my kids were little, I think the only person who got more excited about Halloween than them, was me.  The only issue was that Halloween was supposed to be for kids, not for their candy-lovin’ mamas who supposedly had the maturity of a more sophisticated palate that was better suited to dark chocolate truffles and lemon squares.  But the truth of the matter is, my palate never ...

The Passing of a Mahopac Son

October 8, 2018

Giovanni “John” Gaetano Boniello

(January 10, 1928-October 3, 2018)

John Boniello, 90, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 8:04pm, surrounded by family, at his home.

He was born on January 10, 1928, in Eastchester, New York, the son of Gaetano and Rosina (Serino) Boniello. He was raised on a large family farm in Mahopac on Route 6N, with his 4 brothers and 2 ...