While the event featured no voting or other evidence of political theater which can be the hallmark of this political process, its organizers opted for a process that sidelined not only non-party members, but other local candidates and members of the press, as well.
Incumbent town supervisor Marybeth Majestic, a registered Democrat who won on the Republican line in 2015, failed in her bid to snare the Democratic Party nomination this time around.
About a dozen speakers of the 20 or so area residents at the Saugerties town planning board meeting cited health studies showing damage to people living near the towers. To blame, they said, was radiation emitted from cellphone transmissions.
Democrats have held their caucus and the slate is set. Republicans won’t settle on their candidates until September, but strong contenders have declared their intentions.
A public hearing on a law intended to reduce the concentration of registered sex offenders living in local motels has been scheduled for July 19.
Schneiderman detailed a plan of attack on a local level against the recent reversal of liberal public policies concerning immigration, incarceration, environmental protection and affordable healthcare.
The family of former New York congressman Maurice D. Hinchey, whose career in the U.S. House of Representatives and the
Democratic strivers are emerging from around New York’s 19th Congressional District, eager to ride a wave of grassroots activism to victory over an incumbent Republican under siege from a newly energized party base.
Where are we now? That’s the main question a Woodstock Comprehensive Plan committee is trying to answer as it works with a consultant, Behan Planning & Design, on a plan to address the town’s needs for the long term.
After 34 years on the bench, Karen Peters, the first woman to be appointed presiding justice of Appellate Division of the Third Department of state Supreme Court, is retiring.