Rich Monetti

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Judge Harold L. Wood of Somers Has Made a Life of Making a Difference
7 days ago
I often go into an interview with a preconception of where the story will go. I’m usually wrong. In the case of 93-year-old Judge Harold Wood, who was the first African American Supervisor in Westches...
Rye Celebrates 350th Anniversary
16 days ago
The home of John Jay, Rye celebrates its 350th anniversary this year. Historically rich, a “Tenacious” population of African American survivors and Gilded Age railroad commuters, the Knapp House, and ...
The War on Drugs is a Crime Against Humanity
a month ago
“Weldon Angelos will spend the rest of his life in prison for three marijuana sales. Angelos, a twenty four year old record producer, possessed a weapon which he did not use or threaten to use at the ...
Indian Point Evacuation Plan: Put Your Head Between Your Knees And....
2 months ago
If Indian Point happens to spring a leak, the signal will sound, everyone can check the wind and just drive in the opposite direction. As ridiculous as we all know that sounds, the direction of the pl...
I Stand With Colin Kaepernick
3 months ago
Colin Kaepernick makes me proud to be an American, and as others kneel in, I swell in allegiance. I hope you allow me to explain. One reason I can so easily overlook the sit down is my deep skepticism...
The Origins of the Term Socialized Medicine and How Mad Men Sank Our Chance for National Healthcare in 1948
4 months ago
Back in 2008, the smoke cleared, we wiped our noses, and finally got healthcare reform. Gesundheit!! Well, sort of… With a universal acceptance of a system in dire need of repair, I envisioned congres...