Your Friendly, Neighborhood Racist Firefighters

Gabriel Nathan
8 min readApr 14, 2022
Photo by Matt C on Unsplash

Small town news used to be small time news. A cat stuck in a tree. A car rolled through a stop-sign and the driver was sighted, and cited. This ho-hum borough council meeting induced more yawns than it did votes, and that local library held a bake sale.

These days, though, in the populist post-Trump presidency America, local news is an essential bellwether that must be watched…

Gabriel Nathan

Gabe is Editor in Chief of OC87 Recovery Diaries, a mental health publication. He drives an old VW year round and wears corduroy trousers in the summer.