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CORONAVIRUS: RESOURCES

 

BY DEB ESCOBAR, 18 MAR 2020

It is such a pretty thing, almost looks like a tree ornament. So small it cannot be seen with the human eye, yet Coronavirus has changed our world and our lives.

A CAUTIONARY TALE

 

NOVEMBER 2020 by Jane Weihe

A couple of weeks ago we were enjoying a Zoom session on our back porch with some NYC friends when our carbon monoxide alarm went off. It was a warm and humid night. But this time was different.

PROTECT OUR POSTAL SERVICE

 

BY DEB ESCOBAR, 23 January 2020

 

Postmaster General Megan Brennan is leaving, and the Trump administration might now get their chance to appoint a pro-privatization replacement. We must not allow this to happen.

TAKE ACTION NOW TO PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY

 

BY DEB ESCOBAR 23 January 2020

January 1 was the 80th anniversary of the first Social Security payments. Since that time, Social Security has become a crucial lynchpin in the retirement income for a majority of Americans. 64 million receive Social Security, and the payments lift at least 22 million of them out of poverty. This means that the program is crucial to the health and welfare of many of our citizens.

RC 10 ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

RC 10 is pleased to announce a $1,000 scholarship award for 2022 public high school graduating seniors pursuing a degree in education at either a two-year college transfer program or a four-year college. This scholarship award will be given to one qualified student from each of the four counties represented by RC 10 (Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington). Funds are paid at the end of the first semester of freshman year of college.