The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: The Traprock Blog

Covid and the Military

By H. Patricia Hynes June 2020. Dispatch #4 on Covid Published in Informed Comment On May 18, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a Salvation Army-like charity drive asking the public for donations of…

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20th Annual Peacemaker Awards Announced

For two decades, The Interfaith Council of Franklin County and Traprock Center for Peace and Justice have honored teens from Franklin County for accomplishments within their communities, whether in their schools, churches or a wider…




COVID-19: The ‘great equalizer’?

By H. PATRICIA HYNES   Published in the Recorder, May 19, 2020   There is a meme circulating in this time of pandemic that we are all in this together, that COVID-19 is, as New…


Traprock board member honored

Traprock board member honored Pat Hynes, Director, Traprock Center for Peace and Justice We are delighted that our newest, and youngest, board of directors member, Hailee Galandak-Cochran, was one of three local community college students…


It’s up to us to make a change

It’s up to us to make a change Letter to the Editor, by Diana Roberts, Greenfield published in the Greenfield Recorder, May 5, 2020 I am very tired of double standards. Back in 2015, I…


Remembering the first Earth Day

Remembering the first Earth Day By Pat Hynes MY TURN editorial, Greenfield Recorder, April 23, 2020 On Earth Day 1970, 20 million people took to the streets in what was the largest political demonstration in…