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I love airports. People always assume I’m being sarcastic when I say it—as if I’m saying that I love filing taxes, or spending time at the DMV. Here’s the thing: I really do love airports. Sure, I could do without the tedious TSA screenings or the stress-inducing delays. I would gladly avoid the...

 August 22, 2015

Dear Fellow Republicans:

Because Michael Kelsey is facing serious criminal charges in Saint Lawrence County, NY, Republican leaders in Dutchess County are supporting Sandy Washburn for County Legislator from the 25th District in the upcoming Primary election...

by Arvolyn Hill

Submitted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

As students, parents and grandparents shop for back to school supplies and teachers prepare their classrooms, my concern about the course of our state's public education system continues.

Because of this year's state budget, there will be...

August 23, 2015

Eric Petersen looks into the allegations discrediting the nuclear agreement with Iran (JCPOA)  that were made by Congressman Mike Pompeo and Senator Tom Cotton and reported in the press last week.  Like statements made...

August 11, 2015 

Dear Mr. Congressman,

 Among the reasons you have cited for your disapproval of the proposed...

The New York Times pointed out in its Thursday edition that Donald Trump, taking a cue from Sylvester, avoids talking about subjects he doesn’t know much about, things like government and government policy.  Like Sylvester, he lets out a...

August 3, 2015

"The Mideast Quagmire" (editorial July 28) is on target with its observations on the noxious influence of Likud and other Israeli warmongers on the outcome of the draft agreement on Iranian nuclear issues with the United States and other important world powers. In...

Jully 31, 2015

Dear Editor:

In a recent article you wrote in reference to the Cricket Valley Energy Transmission Upgrade project, currently under review by the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), that “The latest CVE proposal is a new line of monotowers as high as...

July 28, 2015-The Israeli propaganda machine is gearing up to defeat the Iran deal (the JCPOA or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) because the right wing Likud Party has it as an article of faith that Iran is their enemy and the US should do their...

July 27, 2015- If time flies when you’re having fun, then it disappears entirely when you’re flying. Or more specifically, when you’re flying across an ocean, starting a new job in a new city on a new continent. I’m still trying to get my sense of...