What makes local elections sometimes unpredictable is that party-enrolled voters are more likely to cross party lines in local elections than they might when voting for state or national candidates.
Saugerties Times | Opinion
It was not so much that Delgado did better than 2016 nominee Zephyr Teachout had but that Faso 2018 performed less well than Faso 2016 — an indicator of intense Democratic engagement in this year’s election.
Acorns are a symbol of abundance and security. It is said that carrying an acorn will bring you a long and healthy life and good luck. Acorns placed on a window sill will protect your home from lightning. Planting one under the light of the moon will bring luck and prosperity to you and your home.
John Faso is making his congressional race about skin color rather than issues that affect our lives, like education, and health care, and the environment, writes a reader from Ulster Park.
Library budget and trustee vote; Saugerties – a future Long Island?; vote for VanBlarcum; thanks for the tree work; why do we need signs in school zones flashing car speed over the summer?; McCain the hero.
Topics include: emergency access to Riccardi Elementary; thanks to veterans; John Faso – outsider; Delgado for Congress; Faso & Trump; 19th tossup.
Selections from this week’s print edition.
Facing the facts on the Vietnam War; Saugerties solar project; concentrate power locally; worrying about children.
Where should solar panels go?…Clarification from artist on bows…Figueroa for Sheriff…Scott for Library Board.
State wildlife expert Richard Thomas found that a woodchuck could (and does) chuck around 35 cubic feet of dirt in the course of digging a burrow. If a woodchuck could chuck wood, Thomas estimated, it would chuck an amount equivalent to the weight of the dirt, or 700 pounds, which is a big pile.