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We’re oneBut we’re not the sameWe hurt each otherThen we do it … more
Letters to the editor March 26 to April 1 more
Faced with a situation modern society has never encountered before, it’s not surprising that there will be different opinions about what are the best steps to take in dealing with it. No one on … more
As we consider the disruption and dislocation to our lives, livelihoods, emotional stability and, last but not least, our individual well-being, it might help as a diversion from the angst to look … more
Letters to the editor March 19 to 25 more
I’m writing this on March 12. By the time you read this, everything could be totally different. Such is our mood-swingy economy: growth stutters, the Fed cuts interest rates, the market goes … more
I have a “hunch” that you don’t really want to read what I have to say regarding COVID-19, the coronavirus sweeping the globe. I am not an expert on infectious diseases. I am not a … more
The newspaper in your hands is regularly put together on a Tuesday with a staff of eight people in the office. This week’s edition was done with two… on opposite ends of the building. … more
I have a lot of conversations about climate change, sometimes with scientists, educators or local officials but more often with engaged citizens who are just trying to figure out how we can invest … more
Letters to the editor March 12 to March 18 more
As the tariff battles between Washington D.C and Beijing played out over the past two years, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided some $28 billion of aid to farmers. The … more
It took every ounce of forbearance on my part to maneuver the bureaucracy of international travel with our pets, but I did it. From buying a pet stroller to seeking the advice of a psychiatrist, I … more
Letters to the editor March 5 to 11 more
The legalization of recreational marijuana was an important goal last year for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and many legislators in the New York Senate and Assembly—but they couldn’t get it done. … more
I admit I’m drawn to kitchen gadgets. I don’t mean machines like pasta makers, food processors, bread bakers, crock pots and the like. I’m talking about the strange little gizmos … more
The first contests of the 2020 presidential election season, in Iowa and New Hampshire, have come and gone. What had been a crowded and remarkably diverse field of candidates has been sharply … more
Letters to the editor February 27 to March 4 more
Dozens of dead crows have been found recently near a shopping mall in the Town of Wallkill. The first notification about the crows to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation … more
The new discovery law in criminal cases mandating that the prosecution must reveal all of its evidence within 15 days of arraignment is yet another example of Albany being out of touch with reality, … more
A central prayer of the Jewish High Holy Day period invokes a plea to God that we not be cast off in old age or abandoned when our strength has abated. And the Bible in Leviticus 19 mandates that … more
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