Author Archives: pystew

About pystew

Retired Teacher, political science geek, village trustee. I lean a little left, but like a good political discussion. My blog, the New NY 23rd (http://newny23rd) is about discussing the issues facing the people of our new congressional district. Let's hear all sides of the issues, not just what the candidates want us to hear.

Different Views of the Greenidge Power Plant

This posting contains three documents about the proposed re-opening of the Greenidge Power Plant, near Dresden (Town of Torrey, Yates County). All of the document were published in the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva) during August.  The first document is a … Continue reading

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Far Right Religious Organizations vs. Individual Freedoms

This article was written by Cath Kestler, a Silver Creek resident.   By practicing what we advocate and with any kind of acceptance that we expect from others, let’s stop being so damn judgmental and crucifying everyone who doesn’t fit in … Continue reading

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Social Security Dialogue: A Model Our Politicians Ought to Follow

The following is the beginning of an article was originally published on the “Common Sense for Seniors” blog. It was written by Ray Copson who has written many articles for the New NY 23rd. The public library in Penn Yan, … Continue reading

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Is there a real need for a Natural Gas Power Plant?

Greenidge (coal-fired) Power Plant outside of Dresden, New York (Town of Torrey, Yates County) closed in 2011. At one time it was the highest assessed property in Yates County. It was almost demolished, but new owners, Connecticut  based Atlas Holdings, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Three Faces of Reed

Originally posted on The Old Liberal:
(Reblogged from Siskil and Egbert’s Movie Reviews.) A review of “The Three Faces of Reed”, (a remake of “The Three Faces of Eve”) newly released in the NY 23rd Congressional District. Starring Jason Alexander…

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Rep. Reed…Represent US…Support the Iran Deal

This article was written by Cath Kestler, a Silver Creek resident. Since my last article regarding the Iran Nuclear Deal, I have kept my ear to the ground and have walked up to total strangers and engaged them in a conversation … Continue reading

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Congressman Reed’s August Town Hall Meetings

The House of Representatives members are in their Summer “District Work” recess. Their last scheduled work day in Washington was July 31, and are scheduled to return to DC on Tuesday, September  8. That’s 39 days. Rep. Tom Reed has … Continue reading

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