Editorials

Editorial: Emergency access for Riccardi Elementary

Editorial: Emergency access for Riccardi Elementary

It’s an imperfect world, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take measures to improve it. Some people prefer certain kinds of improvements. Others suggest other improvements. The people who prefer some kinds of improvements criticize the people who don’t share their preferences, and vice-versa. In the public political sphere, things can get nasty. In friendly Saugerties, they often seem to get nasty. That’s a fact of life.

Down in D.C.

Down in D.C.

I wasn’t sure I wanted to go to Washington D.C. and do the tourist thing for a couple of days early in October. I am angry at the government, feel as if those in power are taking actions that are harmful to the general public, to you and me, in favor of those replete with wealth.

The Devil and Donald Trump Part II

The Devil and Donald Trump Part II

He appeared in the Oval Office, seemingly out of nowhere, late one night while the president was pondering handling a heavy matter of state with a tweet. Was he someone who had been hiding out in the little private anteroom behind the bookcase?

Editorial: Promises Jeremy kept

Editorial: Promises Jeremy kept

He said he’d give some consideration to my deadline and he wanted to make it to 2017 so he’d have the distinction of being the town’s longest serving supervisor. When he died on New Year’s Day, he successfully completed both goals.