Posts tagged "Golden Hill"

Hugh Reynolds: Two retirements

Two of Ulster County’s iconic political figures, Congressman Maurice Hinchey and Judge Mike Kavanagh, will retire next month, between them ending almost three-quarters of a century on the public stage. By chance and durability, I was around to cover both. A few hundred words won’t do either justice. Assemblyman Kevin Cahill said more in his introduction of the next speaker...
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...

Letters to the editor, Oct. 20, 2011

A friendly reminder The edition of Oct. 27 — next week’s — will be the last edition in which letters criticizing a candidate for office in the Nov. 8 general election are printed, so as to allow for a response from a candidate or the candidate’s supporters. Letters endorsing a candidate which contain no criticism...
Letters to the editor, Sept. 29, 2011

Letters to the editor, Sept. 29, 2011

A letter of thanks As the dust now settles from the mayor’s primary results I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people who were the driving force behind the vision for a better City of Kingston. When the results came so close, within 7 to 10 votes, you realize how important...