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Any Ideas?

I’m at a loss to come up with a word that can be printed in a family publication that describes what Gov. Cuomo et al are doing to us to weaken the rule of law in our communities through the … more

Open Space Preservation

A number of years ago a friend and I put together a DVD titled “Parcelizing the Catskills and the Boiled Frog Syndrome” which had to do with how the continuing parcelizing and development … more

The Dos & Don’ts Of Charitable Giving 

Americans are very compassionate – donating well over $400 billion to charities annually. When someone is in need, it is in our nature to reach out and help. Thoughtful contributors deserve to … more

A Time To Give Thanks

While I typically devote my weekly column to the work of state government and the efforts of the New York State Senate to propose, deliberate, and pass laws to help improve lives, this week I wanted … more

Questions Review Process

Over the past six months, we have seen an unprecedented number of protests across the country in support of Black lives and against police brutality, including here in Delaware County, which saw a … more

Moving Forward, Together

Speaking with the people of the 122nd District in the weeks following the general election cycle has shown me a few things. First, that it’s been an incredible privilege to serve the people of … more

New York Laws Encourage Lifesaving Organ Donations

Recently, we marked Organ Donor Enrollment Day, a time to remind individuals about the importance of becoming an organ donor. The important education initiative helped spread awareness about a vital … more

A Time To Honor Our Veterans

On Veterans Day, Americans should pause and reflect on the sacrifices made by our veterans. Whether combat veterans or Cold War veterans, all who served need to be given proper praise for a job well … more

Accolades For Walton Polling Place

As Americans, it is our civic duty to cast our ballots from local elections to voting for the next president of the United States. While I was waiting in line, people kept joining our line waiting to … more

Freeze Out High Heating Costs

Even though winter is still a few weeks away, the first chilly signs are being felt and the first dusting of snow has hit our region. Skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, ice fishing and other winter … more

Move Over, Save A Life

Emergency workers, police, and highway crew members put themselves in harm’s way every time they respond to a roadside accident. Oftentimes, these hardworking individuals are attending to … more

Governor’s State Of State Misses The Mark 

The 2020 New York State legislative session got its official start a few days ago with the governor’s State of the State address. While the governor mentioned a few ideas I can back, for the … more
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