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Action From State Legislature Needed To Bring Businesses Back To Life

With the state legislature returning to session this week there are a number of vital items that need to be considered to move our state forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are … more

Thank Our First Responders During EMS Week

This is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week; an opportunity to honor the men and women who provide lifesaving services on a daily basis in our communities. Certainly, over the last few … more

Unemployment Nightmare Needs To Be Addressed Immediately

Health concerns and economic issues continue to plague New York State in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are a number of complex matters that will continue to receive attention, both in the … more

Virtual Teaching Should Enhance Learning, Not Deny the Classroom Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to adapt and make changes to our lives. Businesses and schools have been closed, residents have been laid off and New Yorkers who could were asked to work from … more

May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

The coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate our lives in so many ways. As the weather starts to improve and people spend more time outdoors, while practicing social distancing and following other … more

What About Science?

I read, with a smile, the April 23 letters from Assemblyman Crouch and Senator Seward.  Both gentlemen left out some very important words in their criticism of the current coronavirus … more

Maintain Health Recommendations, Prepare New York For Regional Reopenings

In light of what I have been through, contracting coronavirus and now recovering from the insidious disease, I want to urge everyone to continue to observe recommended health guidelines to prevent … more

Action Continues In Battle Against COVID-19

I want to start this week’s column with a heartfelt THANK YOU to all who have reached out to me and my wife Cindy over the past few weeks as we both battled the Novel Coronavirus.  Your … more

Should Upstate Open Up Before New York City?

The COVID-19 pandemic took us all by surprise. Since roughly March 15, the entire state has been shut down beside businesses and employees deemed essential. We have lost thousands of New Yorkers to … more

Continuing to Battle COVID-19

Another week of major adjustments for all of us as we continue to battle the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With a number of changes coming on a daily basis, it is important to keep updated … more

Sheriff Opposes Bail Reform Changes and Marijuana Legalization Tied to NYS Budget

A press release issued by the NYS Sheriffs Association and Association of Chiefs of Police and circulated by Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond this week calls on Governor Andrew Cuomo and state … more

Gov. Cuomo, Main Street Needs A Hand From Albany

Covid-19 has completely changed the way we all live. But along with worrying about keeping themselves and their families healthy, thousands of small business owners across New York state are … more

I Love You, Sweetie, But I’ve Got A Date With The Gov...

I admit it. I’ve been meeting with Andrew Cuomo every day for several days now. He’s not like I thought he was. It’s one of the best hours of my day.This isn’t some fangirl … more

Coronavirus Resources

We live in unprecedented times due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the landscape changes from moment to moment. Along with health concerns, there are major economic issues at play … more

Local Roads Matter

For several years now, county, town, and village highway superintendents make their way to Albany to call for increased state funding to repair local roads, bridges, and culverts. Once again, this … more

Not Happy About Changing Clocks

By now, most of us are still “adjusting” to the Spring clock change. The clock change does serious damage to our health, as well as being annoying and useless. I’ve called and … more

Franklin Board Feels Reporting Inaccurate

With respect to the Town of Franklins’ recent land purchase and “new building” options, it is our hope that many of the inferences and comments written in some of our local … more

Unhappy With New Rules

Before the Colchester Town Board adopts meeting rules, they should look at themselves first before setting up rules for others. Many times my wife & I have witnessed and experienced firsthand … more

When Governor Kicks the Can On Medicaid It Will End Up In Your Backyard

Last month before both houses of the Legislature, the governor unveiled his 2020 budget proposals for the year. By no means will this be the final budget, but it’s a good indicator of what to … more

Charitable Giving

Americans are very compassionate – donating over $420 billion to charities last year. When someone is in need, it is in our nature to reach out and help. Thoughtful contributors deserve to know … more
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