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An unfathomable number

When COVID-19 first came into our national consciousness more than a year ago, it was just a blip on the news. The prospect that a viral bug originating halfway around the world would alter every aspect of our lives seemed inconceivable. And…

Local Students earn Academic Honors

Deden-Binder  earns Dean’s List honors SUNY New Paltz is proud to congratulate Lucas Deden-Binder of Jamaica Plain, for being named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2020 semester. Dean’s List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn…

JP Progressives to Hold Forum Feb. 23

 The JP Progressives will be holding a forum on Tuesday, February 23 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. entitled  “How Blue Is Massachusetts on Immigration Policy? “ Seeing the Biden administration’s efforts to actively reverse the damage of Trump’s immigration policy is hopeful but…

JP Movie Night Starts Feb. 15

In time for Valentines’, JP’s Brassica Kitchen and Cafè and JP Movie Night have teamed up for a February 15 through 18 streaming of the local documentary “The Year We Thought About Love.”   Directed by Ellen Brodsky, “The Year We…

Wintry Blast is not so Hard to Take

The polar vortex once again has spun out of control, as it has done often in recent years. Instead of remaining in a tightly-wrapped circular motion around the Arctic, the vortex has been weakened by record-high temperatures in the Arctic…

TB Settled the GOAT Question

Yes Pats’ fans, it was bittersweet to watch the duo of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl championship. On the other hand, no Pats’ fan should be deluded into thinking that if…