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New York State Considers Extending Forbearance to Commercial Properties

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Unfortunately, I have some potentially bad news for New York State charters.  Yesterday, the Assembly Banks Committee voted in favor of a bill, … 360 more words

New York State

Teeny Reviews: Endgame by Aisha Tritle and A Fatal Fiction by Kaitlyn Dunnett @AishaTritle @KyanitePub #KaitlynDunnett @KensingtonBooks

Endgame
Aisha Tritle
Kyanite Publishing, April 2020
ISBN 978-1-949645-99-6
Ebook

Reacting to being dumped by her boyfriend for a model, Leigh spirals down into too much drinking and starts to play a virtual dating app, definitely not a smart thing to do in her current frame of mind. 353 more words

Mystery

US: Cuomo says New York schools can open in fall if infection rate below 5%

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday said the state has developed a formula that will allow schools to reopen this fall in regions that are in phase four and have a coronavirus infection rate of 5% or less on a rolling 14-day average. 76 more words

News

Celebrating NYS Abolition of Slavery - July 5, 1827 in Albany

On July 4th 1799 New York State began gradual emancipation for those enslaved in the State. It was a complicated process based on date of birth (after 1799) and gender of those born to enslaved mothers, and required service to the mothers’s owners for years although these children were technically “free”. 569 more words

Review: Joyce Carol Oates' Latest Novel

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars By Joyce Carol Oates

When prominent Hammond, NY, citizen, its former mayor in fact, comes upon what he views as an injustice in progress, a brown man being abused by two white police officers, he steps in. 431 more words

Books

Wine Wednesday: Riesling From Lakewood Vineyards

Today’s post is about a couple of great wines I received as samples as part of one of the blogging groups I write with called #WinePW. 502 more words

Wines

Towpath by Julie A. Dickson (LANDMARKS Series)


Towpath
“I’ve got a mule; her name is Sal, fifteen miles on the Erie Canal”
–Thomas S. Allen, 1906
by Julie A. Dickson

Along the water’s edge, the canal, the locks… 547 more words

Writing