Topics include: True democracy in peril; A time to take God’s side; No tax break, Kingstonian; Doing the library proud; and more.
New Paltz Times | Opinion
Topics include: Water savings benchmark; 5G untested and unsafe; There is no climate vaccine; Wreaths Across America thanks; and more.
I met him when he joined a program I was facilitating in an Ulster County prison. Although he was younger than me, he looked ancient — an old man, old before his time. He hobbled into the room, in pain from sciatica with his 55 years locked up in airless spaces, with minimal good food and health care, bad teeth showing through a wane smile, sparse gray hair falling on his shoulders. Resignation and abdication were the expressions he wore, a surrender born of hopelessness.
Topics include: Thank you from the Boys & Girls Club; Time for We the People; Thank you, village staff; Remembering Srutiram; and more.
Topics include: Hope for the holidays; Capitalism’s quarantine only benefits the wealthy; Wishing Jen Metzger well; Remote learning not working; and more.
Topics include: Amazing volunteer firefighters; Georgia runoff; Covid vaccine; Vassar Brothers job cuts; and more.
This Sunday night, December 13, we’ll see the year’s finest meteor shower. These are the Geminids and they deliver a meteor a minute.
Topics include: Vote yes for the capital project in Saugerties; Quakers support BLM; Thankful for soup and bread; Speed on DuBois Drive; and more.
The New Paltz Police officer whose self-recorded rap video led to accusations of transphobia earlier this year penned a letter of apology to the community this week.
Topics include: An apology from Officer Sisco; Rochester solar farm; Metzger’s accomplishments; Inevitable second wave; and more.