Staff E-mail Directory

Here are email contacts for our staff:

Editor and Publisher Dick Sanford

E-mail Dick if you have a Letter to the Editor, a story, upcoming event or press release you would like to submit or any general comments about the newspaper.

Business Manager Laurie Sanford

Laurie manages the classified page and the Business and Health Directories. She is also your connection for any billing or account questions pertaining to your advertising account.You can also place a classified ad by clicking here to access our on-line "Place a Classifieds" form.

Advertising Manager Alice Young

Alice is your contact to create display advertising in print and on-line. She has a wealth of knowledge about the local business climate and marketing to our communities. She and the graphics department work together to create ads for you with no extra design charge.

Circulation Manager Linda Schebesta

Linda is the go-to person for subscriptions and renewals or to alert with address or delivery changes.

Graphic Artist Trish Adams

Trish works with Gretchen to create display ads. She is also the person to contact if you see issues with the website. Trish also "curates" the "In This Place" history column each week and creates puzzles when she can. She welcomes ideas, suggestions or comments on both of them!

Here also are e-mail links to our regular reporters:

Brian Sweeney

Brian regularly covers the news in the Margaretville-Arkville area. He also authors the "Here's the Scoop" humor column.

Joan Lawrence-Bauer

Joan regularly covers politics, business, education and events in our area. She welcomes ideas about topics or trends you would like to see covered.

Jay Braman, Jr.

Jay is our Ulster County reporter and regularly writes about the hamlets in the Town of Shandaken.

Cheryl Petersen

Cheryl regularly covers the towns of Andes and Bovina, as well as the county supervisors meetings and county goverment issues.