This weekend, the three nearest celestial bodies bunch up for our observing pleasure. They’re easy to find and require no telescope or charts.
Topics include: Great writing by Erin Quinn; Kudos to Health Alliance Hospital; Being willing to learn something; In reference to a letter in the June 2 edition of Hudson Valley One; and more.
Topics include: Choice to be unvaccinated; Please consider using a leash; An Open Letter to Chuck Schumer & Nancy Pelosi; Gardiner’s proposed dog kennel law needs rescuing; and more.
A local fourth grader believes the light at Main and Chestnut is causing unnecessary delays, and has a proposal to fix the problem.
“Forcing children to wear masks is unnecessary, unconscionable and abusive. Haven’t we inflicted enough damage on our children already? These draconian measures must stop. The children have no voice and no choice. But you and I do! The health and safety of our children is at stake. Please speak out to your local school boards and demand an end to this perverse and useless form of child abuse,” writes Eli Kassirer of New Paltz.
The Andromeda galaxy, just 2 1/2 million light-years away, is so nearby that the expansion of space isn’t powerful enough to make it recede from us. We’ll keep each other company forever.
Topics include: US always there to arm & fund Israeli war machine; Love your dog – keep it leashed; Only 5% of voters came out to approve Saugerties budget; Remembering Chip Brill; and more.
Because mingling our sweat, half naked, in a small space reeking of warm bleach is societally acceptable, sharing intimacies with a stranger seemed alright. My curiosity, which I often blame on this column, led me to interview the gentleman who was sheltering his child from the sun with his hand as she leaned tenderly on his shoulder.
Mark your calendars- here’s a list of upcoming celestial phenomena you won’t want to miss.
What do you think? Would you be comfortable sharing public indoor spaces without wearing a face mask? Should businesses continue requiring masks? Why or why not?