Stewart loses another carrier

Another setback for travelers out of New York Stewart International Airport was experienced last week, when Norwegian Airlines announced that it was suspending the remainder of its service out of …

Guns protect people

I’m writing in response to the letter suggesting a way to stop terrorism in the U.S. in three simple steps. The writer asks you to look at your clothing to see if you are a member of the …

Beautiful ATM

Finally, a new lovely, clean addition to the West End of Newburgh for a change! After a very quick clean-up of a spot that’s been ugly and dirty for years, the Bank of America has gifted us …

Ownership of the problem

At one point in President Trump’s tweets about the recent mass murders, he took issue with President Obama’s thinly veiled criticism of his rhetoric. Mr. Trump said there were lots of …

Republican silence means complicity

Where is the condemnation from County Executive and Trump delegate Neuhaus? Where is the condemnation from County Legislative leader Brescia? Where is the condemnation from all the other republicans …

Skoufis cares about our children

Courage takes many forms. I saw that Senator James Skoufis had the bravery to stand up to those who would put everyone else’s children at risk because they won’t vaccinate their own …

My perspective

A comparison comes to mind, one that strikes a cord in me. Colin Kaepernick, at the time, is an NFL quarterback with the San Francisco Forty-Niners. He takes a knee during the playing of the national …

What if…

The Walmart in Newburgh was targeted by a gunman? What if the next targeted night spot of a gunman is at the crowded Newburgh waterfront on a Saturday night? What if the next crazed gunman …

Republican silence means complicity

Where is the condemnation from County Executive and Trump delegate Neuhaus? Where is the condemnation from County Legislative leader Brescia? Where is the condemnation from all the other republicans …

We dare not be silent

To many American Jews, Ellis Island is another Jerusalem and the Statue of Liberty a secular Mount Sinai. In the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th there was a mass migration of …

Maybe we can’t go back to the garden

We’ve already romanticized about the magical summer of 1969 and its many pleasant diversions from the harsh realities of a nation divided by the Vietnam War. We were thrilled by the moon …

Stopping terrorism in 3 simple steps

Congress can stop terrorism in the U.S. in three simple steps. How, you ask? 1. Look at your clothes. Right now. Look at them. Are you wearing the uniform of a municipal law-enforcement officer, …

The comeback of the urban forest

How important are trees? They do more than just produce oxygen. Studies have suggested that green corridors can do wonders for any city, from reducing crime, to increasing home values.