Letter to the Editor

Cross-party endorsements

The Shawangunk Democratic Committee voted in their caucus to endorse the candidacy of Rebecca Mantello for town justice, John Valk for supervisor, and Jane Rascoe for town clerk. Rebecca is a high …

Traffic signal needed

Sadly another accident has occurred last week at the intersection of state route 44/55 and Bruynswick Road in the Town of Gardiner. A petition I started on change.org has gathered close to 1500 …

Demonstrations in Cuba

As a Cuban American, I am frustrated in what is missing from media coverage regarding the demonstrations in Cuba.  Many of the demonstrators who want government changes are young. Older …

On the road to the Neelytown Cemetery

As a trained historian, I frequently need reminding that not everyone feels as I do about preserving the past. The past is there until it gets rundown and buried or pushed into a pile and burned. The …

The President’s soul

I would like to give a Catholic perspective on the recent editorial  “Progress of  Sorts  I Guess”. Receiving the Body of  Christ has nothing to do with separation of …

We are back

The Josephine-Louise Public Library of Walden is proud and happy to announce that service is back as of June 1, 2021! The library is once again offering in person services, browsing, computer access, …

The IRS dilemma

It may not be making headline news at the moment, but conservative activists in Washington are again “standing up for the middle class” by vehemently opposing the Biden …

We “the noise” was correct

During the application process for Amazon and Medline, Orange County Partnership CEO Maureen Hallahan referred to RPM and Montgomery residents as “NOISE”. One of the issues that we …

Piece by piece, a Gothic high-tunnel

The ancient 16-pound hammer and I drove in 50 pieces of 2 inch by 6 foot long galvanized heavy-gauge pipe 3 feet into the ground, each one, leaving three feet of pipe out of the ground. These are the …

Peekamoose Blue Hole

As a former Steward from an organization that used to have a Volunteer Stewardship Agreement for Peekamoose Blue Hole I disagree with the updated permit system at the Peekamoose Blue Hole. I …

Amy Helm’s 4th of July concert

A friend of mine is an Amy Helm aficionado. He knows everything about her, travels to see her shows, saw her in Philly, sees her at the Racoon Saloon. He’s a groupie. Once, he hired her to do …
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