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Gary Kopycinski, Kopy's Kolumn, here's looking at you

Kopy’s Kolumn: Are You One of the Ear People?

Commentary, Musings, and Some News by Gary KopycinskiEditor & Publisher Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Are you one of the “Ear People?” Are you one of those people who are always on the phone no matter where you are? Walking through the grocery store, through CVS, Walgreens, standing in line at Subway,[Read More…]

School mask debate

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

BLOG COMMENTARY-(ENEWSPF)- The news from the New York Times about Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who has tested positive for the coronavirus: Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday and is receiving an antibody treatment, though he has no symptoms, the governor’s office announced. An ardent[Read More…]

Gary Kopycinski, Kopy's Kolumn, here's looking at you

The COVID-19 Surge: Hospitals Full & Morgues Overflowing If You Won’t Wear a Mask

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- In August, I interviewed a friend I hadn’t spoken with in over 35 years. We graduated college together. I’m happily teaching, and Tim Angelotti has his MD PhD., currently an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine (ICU) at the Stanford University Medical Center. Tim makes[Read More…]

Justice 4 George Floyd

Note to Self: You Are White, So You Are Part of the Racist Problem in America

“When a racial group’s collective prejudice is backed by the power of legal authority and institutional control, it is transformed into racism, a far-reaching system that functions independently from the intentions or self-images of individual actors.”— DiAngelo, Robin J.. White Fragility (p. 20). Beacon Press. Kindle Edition. CommentaryBy Gary Kopycinski[Read More…]

Child reaches for an officer during a domestic battery incident in Park Forest.

Child Reaches for Officer’s Hand During Domestic Incident: In Thanksgiving for Our Police and Fire

Commentary by Gary Kopycinski Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Police and Fire personnel in Park Forest have made great strides in reaching out to the public through social media. They have also worked to maintain a positive relationship overall with the public, not only through online outreach but in a personal way,[Read More…]