Outlaw the sale of body armor

The Sunday morning news has mentioned that the Buffalo supermarket mass murderer was wearing body armor and that’s why he wasn’t stopped by being shot multiple times by the store’s …

Afghan circle

With great turmoil, the U.S. government pulled our forces out of Afghanistan last August, as the Taliban took control. This led to a mass exodus of refugees, with about 85,000 eventually coming to …

In appreciation

On April 24 I had the distinct honor of emceeing Toast and Tribute, an event sponsored by the Marlborough Democratic Committee to thank former Supervisor Al Lanzetta and Councilman Howard Baker for …

Dirty voter rolls

In May of 1993 the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 was signed into law. This law is commonly referred to as ‘The Motor Voter Law” because voter registration application was made …
Feed the pollinators

A leader in the Pollinator Pathway movement pointed out how we used to want only one thing of our gardens: that they be pretty.  Now they must support life, sequester carbon and feed …

Egregious action by SCOTUS

Certain states will enact “trigger laws” when the Federal court overturns Roe v Wade. These state laws include but aren’t limited to; making pregnancy termination felony murder, …

Special thanks

On Sunday, April 24, members of the Marlborough community gathered at The Falcon Underground to pay tribute to former supervisor Al Lanzetta and former town council member Howard Baker. The …

Bulldozing the past

Each year we forever lose relics from the past in the name of progress. It’s happening all over the Orange County area, but, for now, we’ll just look at the towns of Montgomery and the …

Editorial

Seeking forgiveness from Central Hudson

Many of us have seen a sharp increase in utility bills that border on ridiculous. Last week, representatives of various Hudson Valley Community Organizations gathered in Kingston to propose a …

The ugly side of social media impacts our schools

As noted in recent months, social media platforms can have a profound impact on our lives. They can be a beacon of truth in places like Russia where the media, and the truth are silenced by …

Keeping Benjamin off the ballot

It’’s not really news anymore when a high-level state politician is forced to resign or accused of a criminal act. It’s an embarrassment that happens far too often in Albany …