Year-end bits & pieces
We were surprised to hear that 337 mail-in ballots remain to be counted by the Division of Elections. We guessed that 100 to 150 more ballots would be the likely number of late returns for the borough election whose deadline was Dec. 18. We doubt the election outcome will change, as approximately two-thirds of the final ballots would have to be cast against borough formation, to alter the outcome.
George and Florabelle Rice stopped by to show us their White House Christmas card. They supported President Obama’s re-election and received the holiday card, which was signed by Michelle, b...