Letter to the Editor

American unity

On January 25, 1981, thousands of Hudson Valley residents gathered outside the gates of Stewart Airport to welcome home 52 Americans who had been held hostage in Iran. Their captivity had begun on …

Where do you stand?

CLEAN HOUSE, Drain ALL Swamps The United states of America, Oath of Office. The same oath elected officials take and appointed officials must swear on prior to beginning a term. Village, Town, …

Electric cars

In Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech on January 11, he cited many praiseworthy goals for addressing Climate change related to wind power and solar. However, we need to remind him that …

Montgomery Free Library

I was dismayed to learn that the Montgomery Free Library is in danger of closing unless additional funds are donated. To me, a community is not complete without a library, and once closed, I fear …

Hunter Biden investigation

I did a search in Wikipedia on Hunter Biden and this is part of the response: “...Since the early months of 2019, Hunter Biden and his father have been the subjects of debunked conspiracy …

Vaccine

I would like to know why something as important as getting this vaccine distributed is being done by politicians and bureaucrats? The same people that brought us the DMV, DEC, and a myriad of other …

The Rule of Law

Criminal accountability is an essential component in all constructive, functioning, civilized societies. It is crucial that citizens are protected from lawlessness so they can actively engage in …

Democracy on fire

It’s kicking around here somewhere. I haven’t laid hands on it in over 20 years. “Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds,” by Charles MacKay. The title …

Finding our priorities

In his annual State of the State message on Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo touched on many areas, but his largest areas of concern were the ones that tugged at us at year’s end: the COVID-19 …

Foresight and concern for safety

In March of 2020 Joe Biden became concerned about the acrimonious nature of the election campaigns so he petitioned to expand Secret Service protection to the four leaders of Congress. At the …

The 4th Estate

If you Google the term “The 4th Estate” Wikipedia’s response: “The term Fourth Estate or fourth power refers to the press and news media both in explicit capacity of advocacy …

Clear and present danger

It should be obvious to all but the willfully blind that Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to our safety, and to the well being of our country. As such, he must be removed from office …

Take back America

Last Wednesday, our national toilet was willfully clogged so as to allow a tidal wave of sewage to overflow into the streets of Washington and the hallways of our capitol, subjecting the rest of us …

Overwhelming support

I would like to thank this community for their overwhelming support. My husband, Greg Greer Jr., has Parkinson’s Disease. Twice a week for the past few years we have been driving to and …
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