He appeared in the Oval Office, seemingly out of nowhere, late one night while the president was pondering handling a heavy matter of state with a tweet. Was he someone who had been hiding out in the little private anteroom behind the bookcase?
The reclusive, oft cantankerous soul “lived the way he wanted to live. Rest in peace, Eddie Diehl.
As the driving rain pelted about 100 onlookers, Woodstock American Legion Post 1026 corrected what members saw as a long held oversight on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, and commemorated the life of Richard Quinn, the last Woodstocker to have died in action, on July 12, 1970 in Vietnam.
“I was a red diaper baby,” says Charley Rosen. “My parents passed out pamphlets at subway stations and had their friends over to yell and scream about Trotsky and that. So the book has been in my mind for a long time.”
‘…it’s interesting how we all grow and mature a little bit. You know what? Everyone has a love for this community. I’ve always thought that…’
He said he’d give some consideration to my deadline and he wanted to make it to 2017 so he’d have the distinction of being the town’s longest serving supervisor. When he died on New Year’s Day, he successfully completed both goals.
It is a desolate, moonless night on the Mississippi delta. There’s nothing there at the intersection of Highways 61 and
Due to the lack of rain and the fact that there was hardly any snow last winter there have been some jitters about the adequacy of the water supply. Kinda makes you glad that the local water is not being sold to a bottling company like Niagara, which would be fighting a reduction in its supply tooth and nail at this point.
One unlikely event followed another…
And so it’s come to this: the final days of what’s certainly been the longest, perhaps the most contentious and