Posts tagged "Frank Skartados"
Hugh Reynolds: Bombs away!

Hugh Reynolds: Bombs away!

Reprising the role of public advocate he played so well with the old 33-member legislature, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein painted its 23-member successor with the same sticky brush last week. Hein didn’t use the word “dysfunctional,” since he’s looking for favors from the original dysfunctional legislature inAlbany. Rather, he went with the legislature “dragging...
Reynolds: Farewell, Tom Kirwan

Reynolds: Farewell, Tom Kirwan

Assemblyman Tom Kirwan’s death on Monday afternoon, sad as it was to so many, could not have come as a surprise. Suffering from serious health issues when he sought re-election last year, halt of step and speech, Kirwan was a shadow of his once-vigorous self. Longtime friends, myself among them, urged the then-77-year-old not to...