Selections from this week’s feedback section.
Kingston Times | Opinion
“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.
These laws also result in less choice for some patients because they create perverse incentives for health insurance companies to deny patients coverage for the care they deserve and offer assisted suicide instead. It has happened in Oregon, the state where assisted suicide has been legal the longest in the U.S., and it has started happening in states that recently passed assisted suicide legislation, like California.
Diane Reeder has a number of accomplishments that fall into the once-in-a-lifetime category. She is the current owner of the
A resident notes problems with Kingston’s economic development, housing and infrastructure (among other issues) and offers solutions.
Two letter writers argue for keeping the Uptown Kingston canopies.
Local landlords respond to a recent article on the rise of housing activism in Kingston. “I don’t understand how with mortgages, taxes, utilities, insurance and maintenance, the City thinks local landlords are making so much money.”
What’s next for Ulster? That’s a good question and a complicated one, with many possible answers. It could well end up a political knife fight for the ages, but it’s also a chance for the voters to take stock of where we are and think where we might want to head as a county.
If you have unexpectedly found yourself, as I have, reflecting back on Mike Hein’s tenure as county executive, you might also find yourself jotting down a list of traits you’d like to see in his successor. Here’s mine.