Letters to the Editor
The open session is upon us, a period during which seniors can switch health insurance plans. Seniors are receiving solicitations to join Medicare Advantage plans with promises of huge money savings, …
The recent natural disasters affecting Florida and elsewhere in our country as well as the devastation Putin has leveled onto the Ukrainian people with his scorched earth policies leaving people …
On November 15 from his Mar-a-Lago country club Donald Trump officially announced he is running again for President in 2024. It is hard to imagine he will be eligible to run since he is knee-deep in …
Despite the uncertainties of the mid-term elections, we can breathe a sigh of relief on two fronts: Kathy Hochul was re-elected governor and the  Environmental Bond Act for Clean Water, Clean …
On Dec. 1, 2022 the United States of America turns 90,000 days old.  If our nation’s birth was the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, then Dec. 1, 2022 is 90,000 …
Letters to the Editor
In 2014, the Republican majority in the State Senate cut a deal with the Democratic-controlled Assembly: the five boroughs would get about $500 million per year for universal pre-k, while the rest of …
A milestone event in U.S. - and Hudson Valley - history is observed next week. On November 8, 1932, 90 years ago, Franklin Delano Roosevelt of Hyde Park was elected the 32nd President of the …
The polling analysis site FiveThirtyEight recently questioned Republican candidates across the country for Congress and statewide offices about whether they accepted Biden as the duly elected …
As Quakers, friends and neighbors, we are deeply concerned about the increasing polarization in our country.  Our faith teaches us that every person is a child of God.  We value respectful, …
Do you recall the story about the woman who asked Ben Franklin if our new form of government was to be a monarchy or a republic? His response: ‘’A republic, if you can keep …
Editorial
The hunting season is still young, but Coldenham Fire and Rescue reports that they have already been called upon several times to rescue hunters from the woods. We encourage everyone taking part …
Many businesses in Downtown Newburgh will welcome the holiday shopping season this week by participating in Small Business Saturday. That’s when consumers are encouraged to support local …
On a day when Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is in the news for announcing plans to give away most of his fortune, comes more sobering news from the company he founded: Amazon plans to cut some 10,000 …