Look to the future to unite the country

first_imgThis is a great country, and its greatness is greatly increased when we are one.The past is history and there’s nothing that we can do about it. Today, we should maximize that which unites us and minimize that which divides us.We cannot change history, but the future is in our hands.George SummersellSaratoga SpringsMore from The Daily Gazette:Foss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?Schenectady, Saratoga casinos say reopening has gone well; revenue down 30%EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homes Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinionlast_img

Murder charge re-read to Garvin George

first_img Tweet 23 Views   3 comments Share Share Court gavelAlmost three weeks after Garvin George had his appeal against a murder conviction allowed by the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court on May 3rd 2012, he appeared before Justice Birnie Stephenson–Brooks at the High Court during the May 2012 Criminal Assizes on May 16th to have that charge re-read to him.On November 23rd, 2011 a nine member jury found George guilty of murdering Julien Junior Joseph at Calibishie on February 5th, 2010.On February 27th, 2012 George was sentenced to serve a 14 year prison term for that conviction.However Georges’ legal counsel Wayne Norde appealed the conviction before justices of the Court of Appeal and had his conviction quashed and the matter was sent back to the High Court for re-trial.On Wednesday Norde who is assisted by Bernadette Lambert inquired as to whether he could make an application for bail.He was informed by Justice Brooks that “it was not the appropriate time” as she will not entertain an application for bail in this matter and advised him to do so before justice Brian Cottle.Justice Brooks explained that the matter has been sent for re-trial before Justice Brian Cottle and adjourned the matter to June 25th, 2012.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img Share LocalNews Murder charge re-read to Garvin George by: – May 16, 2012 Sharing is caring!last_img read more