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Opinion

Kathy Hochul for New York

In the race for New York governor, there is only one real choice.

Oct 27, 2022
The Truth About Bail Reform

The claim that bail reform in New York State has led to an increase in violence is not supported by facts.

Oct 20, 2022
Guestwords: Jeremiah, Jesus

Oct. 22, 1962: I was ordained to ministry in the Presbyterian Church, and President Kennedy addressed the nation on the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Oct 20, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Now, Voyager

My grandparents had a passion for steamships that, as these family inclinations do, has somehow trickled down to me.

Oct 20, 2022
Shoreline Policy Changes Must Come Soon

Zoning codes have not kept up with the increased threat presented by accelerating sea level rise and more powerful storms.

Oct 20, 2022
Point of View: Glimpses of Grace Would Be Enough

That compound-fractured tennis racket I have had as a reminder in my office may actually be a thing of the past.

Oct 20, 2022
The Mast-Head: World Without Insects

Estimates are that close to half of all insect species are falling and that a third are in danger of extinction.

Oct 20, 2022
Gristmill: ’Twas Ever Thus

Once more unto the gravel trails of Van Cortlandt Park.

Oct 20, 2022
Gristmill: Doubling Down on Dubus

Andre Dubus’s essay “Giving Up the Gun” has renewed relevance in this political moment and with New York State’s struggles with concealed carry laws.

Oct 13, 2022
Money for Environment

A vote on the back of the ballot this year could transform New York State’s approach to climate change and a range of other environmental and social issues. But where the money goes needs to be watched.

Oct 13, 2022
Guestwords: What’s in a Name?

I have a gripe with people who pin appellations on inanimate objects, or on almost anything and everything. I draw the line at labeling automobiles, apartment complexes, houses . . .

Oct 13, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Emma Fleetwood

Everyone and their sister is selling their own lifestyle these days, attempting to be an influencer. Everyone thinks their own taste is good taste, and almost everyone is wrong.

Oct 13, 2022