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Elect Vinella

Nancy Vinella for Pine Bush School District Board is a good choice. Nancy is energetic, smart and deeply committed to the children and...

Who’s afraid of Handmaids?

Your article “Creepy scene at Putnam Legislature Meeting” revealed the sad fact that someone elected to serve on the legislature was “frightened” and had...

Albany Shouldn’t Sell Us Out to the Highest Cannabidders

Right now, New York’s legislature is working to legalize cannabis for adults.  Revenues in the first year alone are estimated in the billions.

Israel and Palestinians

Israel is a rogue nation which repeatedly violates international law,  UN resolutions, and the human rights of Palestinians and Bedouins.   This outlaw...

Voting rights for parolees

Long ago, New York State abolished its debtors’ prisons.  Locking debtors up virtually guaranteed that their debt would remain unpaid.  Today the state has...

Bright new day in Dutchess County

It is a bright new day in Dutchess County. Some of our most important leaders are joining forces to link the county...

Dog Park disowned by the Town of Gardiner

A recent email sent to residents of Gardiner by the Town Supervisor was both disturbing and puzzling. The email outlined some needed minor...

Measles in Orange County

In response to your article concerning an “Uptick in measles cases in Orange County”---I work in Rockland...

Day of silence

It started as a plea for societal tolerance. Nearly fifty years later, it has become a demand for advocacy — by minor...

State budget creates new unfunded mandate

The New York State Budget currently being negotiated by lawmakers is a double negative for local taxpayers.On...

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