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Letters to the Editor

Is there no end to the stupidity?

Donald Trump lost the 2020, election. He didn’t receive enough electoral votes or popular votes. Yet people in our community are still waving their Trump flags and Donald Trump is still saying that the election was stolen from him. The question now is why? There are a number of reasons to ...

How many alliances against Russia do we need?

Due to the Russia’s recent actions in Ukraine, it is not surprising that NATO has taken a hard stance against Russia. But additional alliances “ganging up on” Russia threaten to escalate rather than deter international tensions. In 1949, there were 12 Western members of NATO. During the ...

What I tell my patients about the COVID vaccine

I tell them it is safe. I took it, my wife took it and my children and their spouses have taken it (except for my daughter who lives in Brazil and can’t get it). I tell them It may have side effects, but they are generally mild. For me it was a fountain of youth! I woke up in the middle ...

Violence in the city should be considered in mayors race

Criminally speaking, 2021, is shaping up to be one of crisis in the city of Gloversville. As I peruse recent issues of this newspaper I’m reading about a May 6, drive-by shooting on North Main Street, a fatal stabbing on Tenth Avenue on April 24, and another fatal stabbing on North Main ...

Hawkins is the only candidate committed to our community

The times that we may be living in is uncertain especially during this pandemic. But things that are certain is Gloversville’s current population is 14,000 people. A vastly aging population with young people leaving by the minute. With a mental health crisis that is ongoing with no support ...

Use last Sunday’s Mother’s Day to take care of yourself

This year Mother’s Day was celebrated on May 9. The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady counties would like this Mother’s Day to serve as a reminder to all women — moms, daughters, aunts, sisters, nieces — to schedule their mammogram. The World Health ...