The continued attacks by U.S. administrations against the Venezuelan people in the name of democracy would be laughable in an Orwellian sense. I am no fan of Maduro, but he was the elected leader of his sovereign country.
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a broad vision laying out the need for the U.S. to react to the realities of climate change.
If you’ve ever spent time in a city, you have an idea of what homelessness typically looks like—a picture that doesn’t match up with the reality of homelessness in our area.
The golden rule
With all the insanity that has been in the news lately, I thought Icould participate by suggesting that, for the sake of our sanity, we all follow the Golden Rule for just one day. If after that one day, we want to go for two, why not?
Simone Kraus is a New Jersey resident, who receives medical care in Orange County, NY and serves on the board of the LGBTQ+ advocacy organization TriVersity, which operates out of Milford, PA.
If you had walked down Main Street in Narrowsburg 20 years ago, you would have met her.
The New York State Legislature is on a progressive roll.
Its members recently passed the Reproduction Rights Acts, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already signed; it codifies into state law the protections of the Roe v. Wade decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1973.
Bad times for Eldred
… so good, as the saying goes. The year has been good to us commuters, trains have heat, snow hasn’t caused any real major delays and the commutes have been relatively uneventful. The rest of the year will be another story. Amtrak is doing a major repair of the tunnels leading into Penn Station.
I have become the passenger in my own car since my teenage daughter, Lily, got her New York state drivers permit in November.