LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Saratoga Springs, New York – A Hudson Valley Treasure
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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SARATOGA, NY — Saratoga Springs, a town enhanced by a history of health, wealth and racing, was first and foremost a town blessed with nourishing mineral springs. These magical waters were undiscovered until 1771 when a British general attributed the cure of his leg wound to High Rock Spring.  Post Revolution, this site became a refuge for luminaries that ranged …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Saratoga Springs, New York – A Hudson Valley Treasure
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Mary Calvi, Yonkers First Lady, Pens Her First Novel – Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of the First President’s Love

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Go to www.MaryCalvi.com to learn more.   Dear George, Dear Mary “Calvi’s debut skillfully depicts the ill-fated love story of a promising 24-year-old colonel named George Washington and Mary Eliza Philipse, a…New York heiress, {in this} ‘affecting’ narrative.” —Publishers Weekly BUY THE BOOK “Love is said to be an involuntary passion and it is therefore contended that it cannot be …

eHeziMary Calvi, Yonkers First Lady, Pens Her First Novel – Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of the First President’s Love

New York Civic: You Are What You Know By Henry J. Stern

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Quest for Objectivity in Articles on Politics: Writer Seeks to Be Fair but Does Have Values. A writer or columnist, to be taken seriously, must be perceived as being without bias. This is very difficult to do, because everyone has some preconceived attitudes and opinions on both issues and people. Moreover, most writers have prior or current relationships with many of the …

eHeziNew York Civic: You Are What You Know By Henry J. Stern

Ed Koch Commentary: Citizens Recall and Be Guided by The Letter of President George Washington to The Jews of Rhode Island. It Applies to The Muslims of New York. BY Edward I. Koch

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New York, NY, August 16, 2010 President Obama was right to express his views on constructing a mosque near Ground Zero, the site of the 9/11 catastrophe, “As a citizen and as President, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as everyone else in this country.  And that includes the right to build a place …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: Citizens Recall and Be Guided by The Letter of President George Washington to The Jews of Rhode Island. It Applies to The Muslims of New York. BY Edward I. Koch