Letters to the Editor

ALTAMONT — Two works by renowned artist and longtime Altamont resident Ed Cowley are among the “live” auction offerings at this year’s the Altamont Free Library’s Black And White (and READ all over) Gala. Cowley died on Oct. 11, 2014 at the age of 89.

To the Editor:

I’d just like to offer an extra “thank you” to the people who turned out to help at the fire in Rensselaerville recently.  It took the efforts of a number of companies in both Albany and Greene Counties to keep all of us safe that day.

During his 2014 re-election campaign, Governor Andrew Cuomo claimed that New York’s high property taxes were due to the waste and duplication of New York’s “more than 10,500 local governments.”  Not only is his claim incorrect, the governor also failed to acknowledge the role the state has played in exacerbating the property tax proble