Month: April 2021

Videos

On August 31, 2020, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced on International Overdose Awareness Day that Ulster County has declared a Public Health Emergency due to the recent spikes in deaths caused by fentanyl. From the period January through July, opioid-related deaths increased 171% in 2020 compared to the same […]

Restaurateurs join Republican legislators calling for an end to dining and drinking restrictions
Policy

Restaurateurs join Republican legislators calling for an end to dining and drinking restrictions

Assembly Republicans, backed by restaurant owners, are calling out Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his “arbitrary” mandates this week after he extended the bar and restaurant industry curfew from 11:00 p.m. to midnight. While other businesses across the state have been allowed to reopen without a curfew, Cuomo has maintained a […]

Letter: GOP should take a pass on younger Giuliani
Letters

Letter: GOP should take a pass on younger Giuliani

To the editor:   Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s son Andrew announced himself as potential candidate for the Republican Party as candidate for governor.  It  belongs in the comics section. Young Andrew is attempting to trade in on his famous father’s name. You need more than inheritance of a name to be successful in any enterprise. He has […]