Letters to the Editor

Kelli Greer

Kelli Palinkas Greer is running for the Ulster County Legislature from District 14. She has lived in the district for many years. She knows the County’s highlights and difficulties. …

Let’s vote for better candidates

Election Day is fast approaching and hopefully you have started to look into your local races to start making decisions on who you will vote to send to office. Local races give you the most direct …

The road to Bennington

I took the big road north. It was late afternoon and the truck was loaded with honey and garlic and tables and tablecloths and my new pop-up tent. There was no hurry, the festival not until tomorrow. …

Flooding and climate change are linked

The recent flooding in our area is yet another immediate wake-up call urgently telling us that we must address the warming climate that is causing such destruction and devastation.  As mayor …

Climate crisis

I call on DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos to deny the air quality permit for the new Danskammer plant, upholding the intent of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA). I also …

Best in the field

Karina Tipton and Sylvie Rainaldi are both candidates running for the Montgomery town board. I have watched them over time and they have demonstrated a rigorous work ethic that is admirable. They do …

Urge Governor Hochul to support aggressive climate policies

The article about a new solar project moving ahead in Town of Shawangunk is good news for a change. The latest findings of climate scientists emphasize how quickly climate change is impacting our …

‘Say their names’

During the summer of 2020, the refrain “say their names” was echoed over and over again. This is referring to the Black men killed by police, some of whom were criminals. During a …

Pollinator gardening

Pollinator gardening is becoming very popular.  More people are turning some part of their lawns into fields where bugs, bees and birds are fed and their life cycles sustained. There is …
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