The repetitive regurgitation of commencement-speech clichés, platitudes, and adages was put in the spotlight in 2005 — fittingly enough, in a commencement speech at Kenyon College given by writer David Foster Wallace.
VOORHEESVILLE — Julia Suozzo, the class valedictorian, shared wisdom from her experiences at Voorheesville in the speech she gave to her classmates and their friends and families at the June 27 commencement ceremony.
VOORHEESVILLE — Salutatorian Christian Keenan stood alone at the lectern as he gave his speech on June 27. But, behind him sat the rest of the members of the Clayton A. Bouton High School class of 2014, and in front of him were all their friends and families.
Cathryn Doyle of New Scotland challenged a ruling to revoke her judgeship based on actions she took while presiding over the Albany County Surrogate's Court. The Court of Appeals upheld the ruling to remove her from the bench.
Utility companies have been given the chance to resubmit plans for the "energy superhighway" project, aimed at bringing power from the North to New York City, so they stay within the existing right-of-way.