Day: June 16, 2016

Going Native

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer   Robert Frost wrote in his poem, New Hampshire, “It’s restful to arrive at a decision , And restful just to think about New Hampshire.” Frost liked New Hampshire, but I never realized until I recently read an article in The Literary Digest for October 6, 1923,

Ukraine Fault-Line With Russia Still Rumbles

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS -The artillery rumbles like a rolling late Spring storm. Small arms fire reaches a staccato, only to fall silent just as quickly. And hapless civilians on both sides of an arbitrary divide endure and suffer as the forgotten slow burner conflict in eastern Ukraine continues