Day: April 16, 2015

Food Shortages Still Stalk North Korea

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS -There’s an urgent food crisis in communist North Korea, where shortages affect up to 70 percent of the population. According to an alarming new UN humanitarian report, some 18 million people out of the population of 24 million are considered “food insecure” and don’t have

There Is No “I” In IEP

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer Another year, another IEP meeting. Another wasted 45 minutes trying to salvage a student’s public school education by updating his ironically-named “Individualized Education Program” (IEP)

End Of Season Event

Now that the winter is really finally over…again…and most of you are hurrying about to get your yards cleaned up and looking good so they can be ready for the fall raking season which is only a few months away, it is time to look forward to that blip in time we have come to

Create New NH Hoop Tourney

by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist March Madness was again magnificent. The NCAA Division I men’s hoop tournament really energized sports fandom for three weeks. I bonded with the Wisconsin Badgers early on and jumped on their bandwagon for a thrilling ride to the title game, where Duke finally prevailed. I was one of the

Throwback Brewery’s Dippity Do

by Jim MacMillan Weirs Times Contributing Writer We are turning into Europe, especially Germany, during the 1980’s and 90’s. That is to say that if you traveled throughout Europe back then, you would have realized that our growing love for craft beer is driving us to be more like our beer brethren in Britain, Germany, and

Those Pesky Flies

by Steve White Weirs Times Contributing Writer As we approach our long-awaited, warm spring season, you can be sure the conversation will turn to the black flies and mosquitoes that are a part of our landscape. Our attention span is short lived, however. Once the dog days of summer arrive, the topic will concern the