Letters to the Editor

A towering presence

“Dissents speak to a future age. It’s not simply to say, ‘My colleagues are wrong and I would do it this way.’ But the greatest dissents do become court opinions and gradually …

Vision statement for the Desmond Estate

The Town of Newburgh is applying to the Kaplan Foundation for a grant to purchase the Desmond Estate.  Accompanying this funding request is the following Vision Statement:  The Town of …

Colin Schmitt

I am a longtime New Windsor resident and I proudly support and urge all residents of our district to re-elect our Assemblyman Colin Schmitt.Mr. Schmitt is a great man dedicated to working on all …

Outstanding

Assemblyman Colin Schmitt has served New Windsor with honor and integrity and I want to thank him. Colin is a local, one of us. During his first term he has delivered like no one before …

Judge Paul Trachte for O.C. Court

The honorable Judge Paul Trachte is the only candidate endorsed by all the Democratic organizations in Orange County. There are republican candidates running for elected office in Orange County …
Letters to the Editor

Trump embraces the QAnon following

I was curious about this QAnon conspiracy theory that was frequently mentioned in political articles on the internet. I wanted to know what it stood for and its origin. Was I shocked and horrified …

Suicide prevention: we must all help

While the month of September is designated each year as National Suicide Prevention Month, we’ve come to realize that depression and the other causes of suicide are not limited to one month out …

The Spirit of the Gift

The Kaplan Family Foundation was recently made aware that the property now known as the Desmond Center for Adult Enrichment will be put on the market for sale by Mount Saint Mary College. The reason …

A puzzle

I’m puzzled.  The leader of a large country is informed of a great threat to his country.  Instead of taking steps to deal with the threat, he tells the people of his country that it …

Supporting Colin Schmitt

I am writing you in support of Assemblyman Colin Schmitt for his re-election. I am supporting Assemblyman Schmitt because of all the support he has given to his constituents throughout his district …
Letters to the Editor

To Wallkill school parents

This an open letter to all Wallkill school parents that are fed up with the lack of say in what is going on in our education system.  Like many of you I have been frustrated with what has …

Lessons of 9-11

In the midst a deadly pandemic and a heated election race, it might be easy to overlook the life-altering events that took place not far from here, 19 years ago this week. Those of us alive on …

Schmitt stood up for us

As a local “small box” gym owner I faced many difficulties over the last six months due to COVID 19 gym closures. I am happy to say that we are now reopened under modified protocols to …