“Build Back Better” tax break for wealthy

Since 2017 the federal income-tax deduction for state and local taxes has been limited to $10,000 a year, prior to that it was unlimited. In an article in the November 19th edition of the Times …

Thank you for your support for community theatre

The DENIZEN Theatre would like to thank the Hudson Valley community for their support of live professional theater. The overwhelming outpouring of positive feedback about our current production …

Thanks for your support on Election Day

I want to thank all the Town of Lloyd voters who came out to vote on November 2. I am humbled by your support and your confidence to entrust me with your town. It was a pleasure meeting so many new …

Responsible bodies

Unfortunately, I am not surprised that the Chair of the Orange County New York Libertarian Party chose to engage in a personal attack on an individual who disagrees with him.  I am interested in …
Why Downstate?

 The closing of Downstate Corrections Facility is disturbing.  Closing this particular facility is ill advised for New York taxpayers. Cost savings due to decreased prisoner …

No need to rake

Tired of raking?  You don’t have to.  Raking is so 1990s! Leaving the leaves provides shelter and food for moths, bees, snails, spiders, butterflies and beetles.  Most of these …

Special thanks

On behalf of UlsterCorps I would like to thank everyone who participated in, volunteered for, and sponsored our 11th Annual Zombie Escape, held on Halloween, Sunday October 31. Congratulations to top …

Thank You Marlborough 

Thank you to everyone who came out to support me and all my great running mates this election season. I am extremely honored that you have elected and entrusted me to serve as your next Town …

Editorial

Remembering the Day of Infamy

A dwindling few Americans were alive 80 years ago when America entered World War II. The Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbor – America’s “Day of …

The ripple effect of prison closures

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s announcement last week of her plans to close six state prisons in March, though hailed as a cost-saving measure of $142 million per year, is not drawing much praise in the …

The work continues for the winners and the losers

New faces will bang the gavels in Southern Ulster County, come January, as voters rejected incumbents in Lloyd and Marlborough, while voters in Plattekill also chose a political newcomer (Jennifer …