Hugh Reynolds Commentary

And the winner is…


It was a three-horse race at the top of the stretch where an old nag called Reluctant Dave nosed out Why Not Me Again? and One Trick Pony for chairman of the Ulster County legislature for this year. In an almost straight 13-10 party vote, former chairman Dave Donaldson, Democrat of Kingston, was the surprise winner in a derby that […]

And the winners are…


Last week, I promised some more predictions on upcoming elections, but honestly, folks, it’s been slim pickings. For sure, voter interest will peak for this year’s presidential campaign – and let’s hope that local boards of election are up to the challenge – but locally, there’s only a handful of real races. Democrat Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck will be seeking […]

The roaring twenties


So, here we are at the advent of a new year, not just a new year, but a new decade, the roaring twenties, lots of new people with different ideas on how to deal with, let’s face it, old problems. But first, a look back. Last year, in terms of local politics, can be summed up in a word, or […]


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