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Editorials

Why wait on marijuana meetings?

Time is running out for local officials to make a decision on dispensaries. Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing recreational marijuana in New York on March 31. The law includes a provision that allows towns, villages and cities to decline to offer on-site consumption ...

A new day of infamy

(Editor’s note: This editorial was originally published in the Enterprise on Sept. 11, 2001. Then-Features Editor Bruce Young wrote it on deadline that morning, with input from other staff members, as news of the attacks unfolded and as other staff members scrambled to get it into the paper. ...

Straw Poll, August 31-September 5

This week’s Straw Poll: This Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001? — This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

COVID deaths need more light

Gov. Kathy Hochul has done the right thing — quickly — in acknowledging the additional 12,000 COVID deaths in New York. But it is only the first step in untangling the tangled web of what happened in the state’s nursing homes last year. Now that Hochul has shone a light on one of ...

Straw Poll, August 16-22

This week’s Straw Poll: Will you get a COVID-19 booster shot if it becomes available to you? — This poll is not scientific, and its results represent only the opinions of Internet users who have chosen to participate.

Albany better move fast to get federal funds to tenants and landlords

New York Post, Aug. 18 Albany is sitting on billions in federal money meant for tenants and landlords, a new audit out Monday from state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows. Yet instead of moving to hand out the funds faster, lawmakers are simply eyeing a new ban on evictions, which will only ...