“It is certainly within the city’s purview to regulate artwork installed on city property,” writes a reader. “But to create a further barrier to creation and expression on the facade of a privately owned business or home seems deeply misplaced to me.”
Kristy Bishop, local art teacher and former Saugerties Times columnist, is thankful for the help she received following her cancer diagnosis. Now she’s cancer-free and preparing for the 29th annual student art show for her school this weekend.
“These bills aim to support tenants in the enjoyment of their homes,” write the mayor of Kingston and two aldermen. “They serve to clarify the relationships and duties between landlord and tenant while also ensuring that tenants can safely call their house their home.”
A coalition of progressive Kingston groups writes that the Kingstonian project, a large mixed-use development proposed for the Stockade District, should receive what’s known as a “positive declaration,” which means it has the potential to have a significant environmental impact. They singled out the project’s lack of affordable housing as a problem.
“The Delaware County Fair, held in Walton in the middle of August, has been an annual rite of summer for 132 years,” writes a reader from Shandaken. “But the good will of the Fair has been marred in recent years by the Fair Board’s refusal to comply with the community demand that vendors be prohibited from selling merchandise bearing the Confederate flag.”
If you feel that your assessment is too high, it can be grieved on Tuesday, May 28 at the Senior Center Building on Market Street from 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
“As a 25-year native resident to Saugerties, I have never witnessed something so horrendous as the mess Mr. Karoyls has brought to our town,” writes a candidate for Town Board.
Selections from this week’s feedback section.
“To be here, amongst sites I associate with my own childhood, and hear ‘Welcome, Representative Delgado’ is more than a feeling of coming full circle, it has given me a deeper love and sense of pride for this region than I ever imagined,” writes Lacey Schwartz Delgado. “It is a whole new feeling of being home.”
An argument in favor of New York passing a law permitting assisted suicide.