Weekly Columns

Musings From the Bench 12/22 Edition

December 22, 2014 Jane Gray 10

In last week’s edition of Musings I reported that the Holyoke City Council in Holyoke, MA decided to name the pine/spruce/evergreen tree outside City Hall the “Holiday Tree” much to the dismay of the citizenry.  […]


WTF… May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014 Joe Cantiello 7

    Bill Bramhall/New York Daily News/originally published: 05/12/2014   1) Last Tuesday (5/6) a 93-year-old woman, who had a gun that was visible and being recklessly aimed, was shot to death by police in the […]


WTF… February 26, 2014

February 26, 2014 Joe Cantiello 3

    1) “Scherzo,” “fantoccini” and “intaglio.” “Schadenfreude,” “mahout” and “barukhzy.” What are words that Sophia Hoffman, 11, and her 13-year-old adversary, Kush Sharma, couldn’t spell during a Missouri county spelling bee? On Saturday (2/22) […]