Opinion

EDITORIAL: Calling the Town of Pelham’s bluff

        The logos appearing above represent professional associations with which the Voice is affiliated. As we reached our 21st year of reporting the news of Pelham’s villages— of its people, businesses, events,…


COLUMN SIX: Long overdue

Decimated by Dewey, now at home on the shelf BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE As a child I felt intimidated by librarians, though I’ve come a long way since then. Now they just…


EDITORIAL: Apology first, access to cash second

  This Thursday evening the Town of Pelham will send its lawyer to Regional Council in an effort to gain access to $13.5 million dollars in short-term loans, money needed to finish construction of the…




COLUMN SIX: A.I.’s fatal flaw

  BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE   To make robots practical, flaws must be removed.  To make robots endearing, flaws must be added. —Khang Nguyen We’ve come to love our mathematical certainties, and…



COLUMN SIX: My oldest friend

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Dorothy Rungeling was already quite old when I first met her. Her arrival at Lookout Ridge was whispered about with anticipation. I was in high school, employed in the kitchen…


COLUMN SIX: Madness in the Method all too real

  BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Stage and screen actors alike are known to undergo bizarre and often harrowing routines to achieve realism in their art. Leonardo DiCaprio ate wild bison liver, waded…


COMMENTARY: Informed and miserable, or ignorant and happy

Is it better to be knowledgeable but miserable or happy but ignorant? By DANIELLE PINE Special to the VOICE In today’s culture of mass shootings, government hidden agendas, blatant dishonesty, social movements vs social movements,…