COPAKE—Where is that good old-fashioned American know-how when you need it?
Would you believe China?
This Land of Rural Charm is a patriotic place. American flags are flown at Town Hall daily and on national holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day, the town breaks out its special-occasion stash of about 75, 3-foot-by-5-foot American flags, which are flown from poles lining the main hamlet streets: Main and Church streets; Center Hill, Mountain View and Farm roads.
The row of Stars and Stripes inspires a sense of pride among many who see them flying unfettered, gracefully rippling on the breeze. Read more…