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It's official: Hinchey will retire

It’s official: Hinchey will retire

U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, congressman for our area since 1993, will announce his retirement Thursday at 1 p.m. at the same place he launched his first House bid 20 years ago — the Senate House in Uptown Kingston. Shortly after the blog Politico on Wednesday cited “Democratic insiders” as saying Hinchey, who has been battling...
Hugh Reynolds: The muddy, muddy Esopus

Hugh Reynolds: The muddy, muddy Esopus

It is perhaps no small irony that County Executive Mike Hein, self-proclaimed farm boy from Esopus, now finds himself in adulthood leading the fight against those ogres from New York City whom he says are deliberately and contemptuously muddying the waters of the Esopus Creek. And to no small extent, muddying local politics. Hein didn’t...