By Damian Holbrook

Christina Vidal Mitchell and Will Sasso in ‘United We Fall’

Cheers to United We Fall for presenting a united parental front. Even though ABC’s latest comedy is a classic case of “big lug hubby and hot wife,” it’s refreshing to see a frazzled married couple – likably played by Will Sasso and Christina Vidal Mitchell – who actually seem to like each other. Now that is a modern family.

Cheers to Peacock for heating up an English-class staple with the original series Brave New World. If Aldous Huxley’s tale of a dystopian future had been as ballsy as the new streaming service’s updated take (starring Alden Ehrenreich, pictured, and Joseph Morgan), we would have managed to get through the book as a teen!

Jeers to Peacock for not completely stuffing its nest. It’s great to provide a free tier (to watch an original like Brave New World costs $5 a month), but if you’re going to overload the options with Bravo and E! reality shows, at least offer ones we want to revisit. Five versions of Bad Girls Club and not a single episode of NYC Prep or Miami Social?

Kristine Froseth and Jose Julian in ‘The Society’

Jeers to Netflix for being a menace to The Society fans. Reminiscent of Lord of the Flies, the creepy sci-fi series, about a group of teens trapped in their small town after all the adults have vanished, was renewed more than a year ago, but there are still no new episodes. Don’t tell us those disappeared too!



Obituary: Peter A. Larro Jr.

Granville, NY – Peter A. Larro Jr., went to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Glens Falls […]

Obituary: Stephen J. Vladyka

Stephen J. Vladyka Obit Photo

Whitehall-Stephen Joseph Vladyka, 79, passed peacefully on August 1, 2020, at his home in Whitehall, NY. Mr. Vladyka was preceded […]

Obituary: Laurence E. Andrews

Larry Andrews[5819] OBIT PHOTO

Granville, NY – Laurence E. Andrews passed away on the family farm at the age of 99, holding hands with […]

Ask Matt – Will there really be new episodes to watch this fall?

Question: With the coronavirus epidemic and social distancing, will there be any new TV episodes this fall? –C Brown Matt […]

Morgan Kohan looks for ‘Love on Harbor Island’


By Barb Oates Lake homes, romance and rescue dogs. We’re all in on Hallmark Channel’s latest original Love on Harbor […]

Rick’s Picks – ABC’s fall lineup


By Rick Gables ABC’s primetime fall lineup will include David E. Kelly’s new drama Big Sky, Kari Lizar’s new comedy […]

ReMIND, ReWIND – Kirk Douglas, the modern movie antihero


Intense and hard-charging, Kirk Douglas didn’t just make great movies; he made movies worth watching. By Stephen Whitty, ReMIND Magazine […]

Novel a ‘love letter’ to Granville, Whitehall

It Gives You Strength paperback cover

By Jay Mullen As he walked around town at the time of Granville’s 40th High School Reunion two summers ago, […]

Scott signs executive order setting Sept. 8 as school opening day

Governor Phil Scott has signed a directive officially setting Tuesday, Sept. 8 as the universal reopening date for Vermont schools. […]

Whitehall outlines school plans

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Superintendent Patrick Dee outlined the school district’s plan to reopen this fall in a YouTube video posted […]

Compliance officer hired by village

Whitehall Municipal Center.

By Jay Mullen   After about a year of searching for a replacement, the village of Whitehall finally has its […]

Nuisance law approved by village

A proposed law would give the Whitehall Village Board the authority to remove a structure’s license of occupancy.

By Matthew Saari The Village of Whitehall unanimously approved a nuisance property law after fielding only a few comments at […]