Voice quietly hits 20th milestone Observant readers of the Voice will notice a logo on the front page with the number “20.” It’s hard to believe, but May 15 was the 20th anniversary of the first edition of the newspaper, which, we had hoped … [Read more...] about From the desk of…. Bill Riccio, Jr.
Memorial Day was begun as a way to honor the Civil War dead in the 1880s. Known as Decoration Day until fairly recently, it is a way for the nation to remember all those who fight for the nation, and especially those who pay the ultimate price. … [Read more...] about Editorial
By Rich Lowry Syndicated Columnist For the past couple of years, the most important word in American politics has been the worst -- "rigged." Emanating from slang back in the 17th century, developing into a description of financial fraud, … [Read more...] about The Worst Word in Politics
As I told you last time in these pages, I am a veteran teacher at West Haven High and a lifelong Westie. Nearly two years ago, I sought professional legal counsel after I was threatened with expulsion from my union by WHFT President Kristen … [Read more...] about Letters
Four years ago, schools Superintendent Neil Cavallaro dismissively told the New Haven Register that West Haveners were angry over his plans to gut the tech ed program at the high school because Westies “just like to fight about everything.” Ladies … [Read more...] about Letters
The faux outrage that is permeating the main stream media over the firing of James Comey as Director of the FBI, should serve as an abject lesson in fake news for the Fourth Estate. Unfortunately, the breathless coverage and over-the-top analysis … [Read more...] about Editorial