“Propane users who use over 400 gallons in the season will pay $1.44/gallon and the smaller users will pay $1.65/gallon. These compare to Nyserda’s current average price for the region of $2.73/gallon,” writes one reader.
“The case of Robert Guarino, the Anderson Center for Autism resident arrested 14 times since April, is not proof that bail reform isn’t working, as Saugerties police chief Joe Sinagra claims. Instead, it shows that municipalities, states and the federal government have invested in law enforcement over services for people with mental illness and disabilities,” write a reader.
Topics include: Funding social services; Worried about heating bills?; A farewell from WAAM; Killing our own citizens; and more.
“Trump is attacking our very democracy when he postures as the tough guy, manufacturing chaos to play the law and order president. Lies and misinformation are this administration’s stock and trade,” writes a reader.
“In the wake of the 2008 collapse of the financial order, the American system saved itself by propping up with hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars the very bankers whose recklessness, greed and immorality caused the meltdown. The bailouts left bankers with huge bonuses for a job badly done, but left average taxpayers on their own to lose their homes and their jobs,” writes one reader.
“…the likely cause are the HITS people from Florida and other states with out-of-control Covid,” writes a reader.
Topics include: Court leaves women behind; Storm troopers in Portland; Mask-wearing is necessary; Fighting COVID-19 internationally; and more.
“In Saugerties, every day at 5:30 p.m., people gather on the corner of Main and Market streets to proclaim that black lives matter. We are encouraged by the many people who walk and drive by and express their support either by honking or making some gesture like a thumbs up. But occasionally someone will yell, ‘All lives matter!’ in anger. If only American society upheld that principle,” writes a reader.
Topics include: Trump shifts blame from himself; New Paltz needs your help; Don’t complain, organize; Oppose Danskammer plant; and more.
“Masks and social distancing are the two most important things we can do to stop the spread of Covid 19. They must be mandatory, even if they go against what some students are used to or, as with some families, what resources they have available,” writes a reader.