Editorials

Seeking forgiveness from Central Hudson

Many of us have seen a sharp increase in utility bills that border on ridiculous. Last week, representatives of various Hudson Valley Community Organizations gathered in Kingston to propose a …

The ugly side of social media impacts our schools

As noted in recent months, social media platforms can have a profound impact on our lives. They can be a beacon of truth in places like Russia where the media, and the truth are silenced by …

Keeping Benjamin off the ballot

It’’s not really news anymore when a high-level state politician is forced to resign or accused of a criminal act. It’s an embarrassment that happens far too often in Albany …
Letters to the Editor

Cronyism and Walden Village Treasurer

Cronyism in the Village of Walden continues unabated.  At first, I was perturbed that Elizabeth Skinner had been appointed Village treasurer as a formality, like the decision to hire her was …

Tammy Coleman

On Monday May 9th the Valley Central School Districts Board of Education meeting included an open forum to support one of the district employees, Ms. Tammy Coleman. The meeting was attended by so …

Hypocrisy at VCSD!

VC promotes zero tolerance for student bullying, but apparently employee bullying and intimidation is okay. For years, one administrator has bullied, intimidated, targeted and retaliated against …

Outlaw the sale of body armor

The Sunday morning news has mentioned that the Buffalo supermarket mass murderer was wearing body armor and that’s why he wasn’t stopped by being shot multiple times by the store’s …

Interview with a vampire (oh, no, sorry, it’s just Aaron Weisblatt)

Author: “Aaron, when you were a student at NYU Film School you made a short documentary about my father called “SAM” and it was nominated for an Academy Award. What year was …

Feed the pollinators

A leader in the Pollinator Pathway movement pointed out how we used to want only one thing of our gardens: that they be pretty.  Now they must support life, sequester carbon and feed …

Egregious action by SCOTUS

Certain states will enact “trigger laws” when the Federal court overturns Roe v Wade. These state laws include but aren’t limited to; making pregnancy termination felony murder, …

What to look for on a fine day in May

You almost never hear anything about May. It just seems to slip by us as it is so gentle on our senses. Other months, like July, you got July 4th, and December is always front and center when it …

Bulldozing the past

Each year we forever lose relics from the past in the name of progress. It’s happening all over the Orange County area, but, for now, we’ll just look at the towns of Montgomery and the …
Wallkill Valley Times