Day: April 5, 2018

Life-Style Of The Scotch-Irish NH In The 1700’s

by Robert Hanaford Smith, Sr. Weirs Times Contributing Writer The first settlers of Peterborough, New Hampshire were the Scotch-Irish who moved to colonial America from Antrim County in northern Ireland and they brought with them the way of life passed down to them from their ancestors. By necessity they were hard workers; laziness was considered a

Comrade Kim Goes to China

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – The political choreography was classic. The staging was epic. But the outcome remains unpredictable. North Korea’s reclusive leader Kim Jong-un and his entourage secretly rolled into Beijing on a special armored train later to be greeted and then feted by the Supreme Leader of