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Letters to the Editor

VanGenderen, Scribner deserve voters’ support

You have probably noticed signs for Republican candidates VanGenderen and Scribner paired together around Broadalbin. Both are running for very important fiscal management positions, one in Broadalbin, one countywide. Bruce VanGenderen is running for the supervisor position I have proudly ...

Albertine is the choice for Fulton County treasurer

As your county treasurer, I want to thank you for your support at the polls and throughout my three terms as county treasurer. I am now asking for you to support Cindy Albertine as the new county treasurer. Cindy is a five-year veteran of the treasurer’s office and has a good grasp of the ...

Political gain trumps truth for Elise Stefanik

Elise Stefanik voted no for the COVID bill and she will also vote no for the infrastructure bill. She didn’t vote for the COVID bill because enhanced unemployment was preventing people from going back to work. A $15 federal minimum wage may bring people back to work. The infrastructure bill ...

New York’s 94-c process is harmful to rural communities

The 94-c Process is harmful to rural communities In March 2020 New York passed the 94-c Process. This legislation circumvents our town’s ability to self-govern. New York is taking ownership of siting 25 plus MW utility solar projects requiring thousands of acres each. Rural, agricultural ...

Scribner a good choice for Fulton County treasurer

Good day Fulton County, I am endorsing Heather Scribner for Fulton County treasurer. Mother, provider, advocate, congregate, and also friend — those are the words that come to mind in referencing Heather Scribner. Compassionate, experienced, and motivated are also words in describing ...

A congressman incites treason

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told supporters [a week ago] that they “have an obligation to use” their Second Amendment rights and that the amendment’s provision of a right to bear arms is meant for “armed rebellion.” The Second Amendment to The United States Constitution reads: “A ...