World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in 1945. It raises …

Manley, Presutti & Pedi

As supervisor of the Town of Newburgh, I have worked alongside Scott Manley, James Presutti and Joseph Pedi. Councilman Manley and Councilman Presutti are creative leaders on the Town Board who keep …

I oppose Danskammer

As a former City Council member, I’ve voted no when needed. I’m proud of my environmentally conscious and humanitarian driven voting record. The bottom line in regard to the proposed …

New Windsor’s derelict and indifferent council members

While Supervisor Green made errors in judgment, Councilwoman Mullarkey and Councilman Eric Lundstrom approved his mismanagement of the Town of New Windsor. These council members do not protect …

Sylvia Santiago

I have known Sylvia Santiago for more than fifteen years. We first met while both our sons were in a Cub Scout Pack in New Windsor. Both of our daughters have also been in the scouting program …

Change, character, and fiscal responsibility

On November 5th I will be casting my vote for the Bipartisan Slate of Meyers, Bedetti, Santiago, and Allegra to bring integrity, service, and trust back to New Windsor. I join the many Rock Tavern …

Doing more than wearing pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research …

Elect Christine Bello for Newburgh City Council

Voters in the City of Newburgh face a critical election November 5. Of the three City Council seats up for grabs, Mayor Torrance Harvey and Councilman Anthony Grice should be returned to office; they …

Criminality

In Federalist Paper 68 Alexander Hamilton wrote, “The desire [of] foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our counsels” was a source of corruption and “one of the most …

He wasn’t as bad as he could be – until now!

Whenever I get together with my Democratic friends the subject of President Trump’s racist xenophobic child abuse at the southern border comes up. I have always agreed that is truly horrid, but …

Breaking the cycle of domestic violence

The Clothesline Project gets underway this week at the Orange County Government Center in Goshen. It’s part of the annual observance of domestic violence awareness month. The display will be …

The muddle of Mullarkey and McGee

The ailing New Windsor Supervisor George Green has been out of office for 15 weeks with questionable indications he will resume his duties. He receives a salary and benefits of approximately $135,000 …

Thank you for dinner

On, Wednesday, 9/25, we enjoyed our dinner at a local New Windsor restaurant. When we went to pay our bill, our waitress told us that two young ladies, who had just had their dinner, wanted to pay …