Op Ed: When suicide hits home

Sue Serino writes, “We need to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and depression and work towards providing better care for those afflicted.”

Op-ed: NY’s millionaires getting hefty tax breaks

Joel Tyner writes, “I believe the 200-plus local millionaires could, and should, pay a bit more in a local county-level piggyback income tax here in Dutchess, as part of an alternative source of revenue to repeal the new, punishing $7.5 million home fuel tax here in Dutchess County.”

Op-ed: Speaking up for the Hudson Valley

Terry Gipson writes, “The current state budget process is a glaring example of how the needs of upstate communities, represented by both Republicans and Democrats, continue to be neglected by the New York City and Long Island powers who control the State Senate.”