Final notes: Thanks for a great 18 years
July 5, 2023
I've not looked forward to writing this column, but the time has come.
It's my "sayonara" – goodbye as publisher of your community newspaper.
Hard to believe it's been over 18 years since my wife Miriam and our three daughters walked into The New Era's offices on April 1, 2005, to be introduced as the new owners of the newspaper. That time has flown – fast.
Miriam and I weren't necessarily looking to leave – the business, that is, anytime soon.
But we have realized that we aren't the young sprouts we were when we took over from Alex and Debbie Paul, who'd owned The New Era for the...