If the Democratic candidates challenge the signatures of rivals, it could narrow the field, which increases the number of votes needed to win. What to do?
Pat Ryan steals a march on the crowded Democratic field by holding a “town hall” event as a candidate. But it’s still early, and the gun issue will play far differently outside of Ulster in November.
SUNY Ulster’s latest southern foray has ended more with a sigh than a bang. College officials say there wasn’t enough interest in the Marlborough area to justify establishing a small satellite at a former grade school.
Remember that famous Sherlock Holmes clue, “The dog didn’t bark?” It applies to a recent proposal to designate the Office of Economic Development, currently part of the Planning Department, as a separate department.
The all-male congressional six-pack’s worst nightmare came roaring out of Cooperstown this week with Erin Collier’s announcement she’s entering the overcrowded Democratic fray for Congress.
It seems state Republicans are beating the drums (again) for Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro. They want him to run for governor against Andrew Cuomo. No knock on Molinaro, but I sense desperation among Republicans.
Despite public revulsion, negatives work, if only to bring front-runners to heel.
A new proposal would increase legislators’ terms from two years to four years, but limit them to three terms total. It would also limit the county executive position, which already has a four-year term, to three terms.
A blast of fresh air blew into the local congressional race last week in the person of independent candidate Diane Neal of Hurley, a familiar face for constituents who watch primetime police procedurals.
Thoughts on the rumors surrounding Kingston Mayor Steve Noble.