We can do better

To the Editor: There are specific methods to resolve conflicts. Major corporations spend millions on conflict resolution methods. Unions give seminars. Partnerships have classes and counselors. Every time there is a breakdown in this system or a refusal to properly utilize it, our society suffers. Whether it’s a defective a part that isn’t replaced, a method of operation or practice […]

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Dump Trump, Keep Davis

To the Editor: President Trump deserves impeachment and Patrick Davis deserves re-election. Our minds can hold both these ideas at the same time. As for the President, read the transcript of his Ukraine call. As for Patrick, please consider the following. Every time our let’s-makea deal County Board of Supervisors acted on another sweetheart connection with local elites, Patrick stood-up […]

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Elect the CPA

To the Editor: The office of Ulster County Comptroller should be of interest to every taxpayer. The Comptroller is the steward of our taxpayer money, empowered by our County charter to find and expose waste, abuse, and fraud. People may not be aware that we have more than $350 million in public funds flowing through Ulster County each year! As […]

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State police report fatality in Hancock

New York State Police at Deposit responded to a one-car fatal crash on Klondike Road in the town of Hancock on Tuesday, Sept. 24. At approximately 6:20 p.m., a trooper was dispatched by Delaware County 911 to a report of a vehicle that overturned and was on fire. When the trooper arrived, the Hancock Fire Department was already on the […]

What are you ‘Conserving’?

To the Editor: Does anyone else find it ironic that so called ‘conservatives’ are trying to drill and extract all fossil fuels, regardless of the consequences for local and world environments while ‘liberals’ want to preserve and protect places such as the Arctic Wildlife Refuge and the earth’s climate as a whole? When did breakneck exploitation of the earth’s resources, […]

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Nothing to fear but fear itself

Op Ed

Last week seemed more intense than most. Watching the Roxbury community remember the 9/11 attacks brought back all sorts of memories. A look at gun violence in our country and our inability to agree on any reform of our gun laws to slow the ever-rising number of mass shootings stirred anxiety. Watching social media posts and comments about the “active […]

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