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Opinion

Pillow project going strong

Peoples column

Editor, OBSERVER: I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude, through the OBSERVER, to the community for their continued support with the donations of and for the comfort pillows that I am able to share with those in need The community’s support is a blessing to many, that can’t ...

People’s column

Peoples column

Use your head with scooters Editor, OBSERVER: I love to see the young adults in our community enjoying the newly available electric scooters. However, the riders I have seen are not wearing helmets. Helmet use is generally recognized as an important safety consideration for bicycle use. ...

Lack of rain takes toll on crops

Commentary

My husband and son operate a market farm selling fresh vegetables at a local Farmer’s Market and farm shares to Community Supported Agriculure subscribers. They work very hard, this year dedicating hours to keeping crops watered. They look exhausted. When rain is in the forecast, we wait ...

Hometown forgets an important hero

Commentary

In the 1950s, there was a congressman named Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Serving at the same time as McCarthy was a Representative in the House named Daniel A. Reed. McCarthy rose to notoriety and influence by accusing many members of Congress, as well as prominent figures and celebrities of the ...

Hometown forgets an important hero

Commentary

In the 1950s, there was a congressman named Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Serving at the same time as McCarthy was a Representative in the House named Daniel A. Reed. McCarthy rose to notoriety and influence by accusing many members of Congress, as well as prominent figures and celebrities of the ...

Lack of rain takes toll on crops

Commentary

My husband and son operate a market farm selling fresh vegetables at a local Farmer’s Market and farm shares to Community Supported Agriculure subscribers. They work very hard, this year dedicating hours to keeping crops watered. They look exhausted. When rain is in the forecast, we ...