LETTER: Proud of Hamilton community, legislators

LETTER: Proud of Hamilton community, legislators

To the Editor:

It is a brighter day today because Tuesday, Sept. 18, we saw the results of citizen involvement in local Hamilton government affairs. When the cause is right, when the community embraces the vision and when there is passion and commitment, representative government thrives.

The village board […]

LETTER: Working to elect Brindisi to protect the middle class

LETTER: Working to elect Brindisi to protect the middle class

To the Editor:

“Democracy is not a spectator sport.” I don’t know who first said it, but I’ve embraced it strongly since the 2016 election. Until then, I WAS just a spectator. Now I read about issues, write articles for a newsletter, volunteer for campaigns […]

LETTER: There is hope for everyone

LETTER: There is hope for everyone

To the Editor:

In an effort to promote National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, I am writing to share some of my personal experience, as well as some information about suicide and how it affects us all. My hope is that each of you might be able to gain a […]

LETTER: Katko ad misleading, condescending

LETTER: Katko ad misleading, condescending To the Editor: The season of lies, lies and more lies continues. A recent Katko ad portrays Dana Balter advocating doubling our taxes. Checking the source of this quote reveals a very different scenario; she does not advocate or say she would double our taxes; rather she is referring to […]

LETTER: Asks community to oppose digital sign

LETTER: Asks community to oppose digital sign

To the Editor:

In a prior letter, I asked Hamilton-area residents to join me in opposing the digital sign being placed on the village green.

The Hamilton Village code for signs reads “No illumination shall be directed upon a sidewalk, street, or public place or upon adjacent premises […]

LETTER: Oppose dynamic messaging sign in Hamilton village

LETTER: Oppose dynamic messaging sign in Hamilton village

To the Editor:

The Village Board of Trustees has asked for resident reaction to a proposed digital sign at the southern end of the village green. The stated intent is for public service announcements.

I urge those who want to persevere the green to express opposition to […]

LETTER: Open letter to Lebanon residents, visitors

LETTER: Open letter to Lebanon residents, visitors

Dear Town Residents:

I have just confirmed that there were a series of burglaries of parked vehicles along River Road in Lebanon and possibly other areas Sunday in the township.

State police are investigating. Call 911 if you see anything […]

LETTER: Trump actions are suspect

LETTER: Trump actions are suspect

To the Editor:

Many of us in America suspect the reason Trump meets autocrats alone like Kim Jung-un and Vladimir Putin is because he is being controlled. The Trump meeting with Kim Jung-un in Singapore delivered a concession to North Korea; Trump agreed to end military exercises with South Korea.

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LETTER: New York insurers say Washington is to blame for rising healthcare premiums

LETTER: New York insurers say Washington is to blame for rising healthcare premiums

To the Editor:

New York health insurers announced earlier this week that they will need double-digit premium increases next year because of reckless votes in Congress that dismantled a key part of the Affordable Care Act.

Fourteen insurers have filed 2019 rate […]

LETTER: Dairy Day celebration is Saturday, June 16, 2018

LETTER: Dairy Day celebration is Saturday, June 16, 2018

To the Editor:

Let’s raise a glass of milk for June Dairy Month! It is a time to recognize not only the many delicious products that we enjoy but also the hardworking farm families who put the food on our […]

LETTER: Supports Tenney

LETTER: Supports Tenney

To the Editor:

“I don’t want public opinion derailing this,” said Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi regarding the Utica Downtown Hospital debacle.

The hospital already has plenty of controversy surrounding it, but his statement alone speaks volumes about Brindisi’s character. Last time I checked, being an Assemblyman means you are a public servant. If […]

LETTER: Speak Out CNY responds to Trump administration’s unprecedented, intentional sabotage of Affordable Care Act

LETTER: Speak Out CNY responds to Trump administration’s unprecedented, intentional sabotage of Affordable Care Act

Congressman John Katko and Congresswoman Claudia Tenney supported this latest assault on health care with votes to pass TrumpTax and repeal individual mandate

By Will Brunelle

Speak Out Central New York released the following statement today in response to […]