Editorials
Volunteer first responders throughout the State of New York may be eligible for a new tax credit if approved by their local municipality. The bill, sponsored by Assembly Member Ken Zebrowski (D- …
To the delight of many lawmakers, the possibility of a change in the state’s current bail-reform policy is being floated in Albany. The New York Daily News reported that, in her State of the …
America held its collective breath last week during 30 tense minutes at a Monday night football game. Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills lay on the field while trainers and emergency personnel …
Letters to the Editor
Calling all Seniors who are sick or might ever be sick!  Your traditional Medicare is under attack.  An op-ed piece in the (December 20) Wall Street Journal warned that as …
We have been residents of the Village or Town of Montgomery for the past 42 years. Now retired, we have been active in our community by serving in a variety of volunteer capacities for many of those …
As we celebrate Black History Month, it is important to acknowledge and honor the legacy of African Americans who have made significant contributions to our society. One such way is through proper …
Not all masons are stonemasons, but all stonemasons are masons. Often to get to the heart of a stone job, all kinds of other masonry is required for the setup. A stonemason must know how to do it …
  New York state government’s legislative session in Albany runs from January to June. However a special session was called for December. The legislators scurried to Albany to get their …
I am totally and absolutely outraged by members of a particular political party who propose cutting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid payments rather than raise the debt limit.  For …
An Animal Control Officer (ACO) for the Town of Montgomery, I’ve dealt with a myriad of animal situations over 20-plus years. Some stand out more than others, especially in the feline …
I enjoyed reading Richard Phelps’ recent column entitled “The Painted Rock Controversy.” Painted rock or Kindness rock projects are simply meant to brighten someone’s day and …
Thank you for highlighting Gov. Hochul’s agriculture proposals in her State of the State speech. (“Hochul announces initiatives aimed at boosting food supply chain,” Jan. 10). It …
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