Verizon rolls over Saugerties, good local food, Saugerties’ unsung heroes, touched by Erica’s Cancer Journey,
A bumper crop of opinions related to this week’s primary- the good, the bad and the ugly. See who has a lot of friends, who has a lot of enemies, who has both and who has neither. Some candidates write their own letters, helping or hurting their own cause. Promises are made. Whom do you believe?
Topics include: Election endorsements, kudos to organizers of anti-drug festival, a nation of laws, keeping students safe.
Letters from the August 24 issue.
Unleashed dogs are not often the focus of the rail trail folks as a concern. However, if they are requesting police presence to cite biking violations, then maybe they could cite violations of the leash law as well.
Saugerties must not go the way of cluttered, distracted sprawl.
Topics include: In defense of Saugerties businessman accused of organized crime offenses, baseball game PA system is too loud, health care reform failing to consider those in need, shared government services are necessary, the price of prescription drugs.
Topics include: A dachshund’s loyalty and new vision needed for mall.
With 200-300 people per day, not counting their families, downtown Gardiner will be like the Port Authority in New York City with people all over the sidewalk, people trying to get to the post office, which should not be where it is now, and the cars and trucks that come around the bend.
I might have been confronted with sudden violence. Because not one member of law enforcement who saw a woman driving alone into the specific terrain of great danger warned me of it, without my having to ask. Because the search area that night was small — maybe 50 very rural households at most — and none of the dozens of police cars or milling officers were assigned to go house to house warning unsuspecting, isolated, vulnerable residents to “barricade yourself in.” Families did not know. If their doors were even locked, they would in all likelihood have opened them to a young couple.