Goodbye My Hudson: A Letter from a Long-Time River Town Resident

This is the last thing I should be doing now!  The list of things to do and prepare before the movers arrive tomorrow is endless!  Yet, like I’ve done so many times... Read more »

Op-Ed: Thirty Years Later – The Fight for Inclusion and Equality

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. Few laws have affected the lives of so many Americans, and even fewer have made such sweeping positive... Read more »

In Its Attack on Indian Point, Riverkeeper Misses the Point

To the Editor, In his recent letter “Looking Past Indian Point, Riverkeeper Takes a Pass on Gas” [June 2020], Richard Webster [of Riverkeeper] paints a picture of energy in New York that bears no resemblance to reality.   Nearly every statement he... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Congress Should Pass Emergency Funding to Fight COVID-19 Globally

Although the third emergency supplemental package includes $2 trillion, less than 1% of the total package was earmarked to fight COVID-19 globally. The United States’ lack of international response will leave countries... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Sandy Galef on Tobacco Legislation

To the Editor, While so many of our health efforts this year have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to bring your attention to some important new health regulations related... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: BOE Needs to Address Election Issues

Letter to the Editor: Too much is at stake in the next few months leading up to the November 3 Presidential election.  We don’t want to repeat the Board of Elections (“BOE”)... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Election Day Incompetence is a From of Voter Suppression

Editor, River Journal: Not every example of voter suppression is intentional. Incompetence can also discourage voting and keep every vote from being counted. The State of New York has recently taken steps... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Senator Harckham

To the Editor: I just wanted to point out that Senator Harckham’s office came through for me during the Covid-19 emergency. When I applied for unemployment in March, after all of my... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 and the Impact on Our Elections

To the Editor: COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on our families, our economy, and our elections. But Congress has the power to intervene right now. In response to safety concerns and pressure from... Read more »

Op-Ed: BLM and BTB Protests in Tarrytown – A Missed Opportunity for Unity

(Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on Facebook) Yesterday in Tarrytown we had a counter-protest (Back the Blue – BTB), and a counter-counter-protest (BLM). Both took place in Patriot’s Park, within shouting... Read more »