Stuart Shinske, Poughkeepsie Journal

Stuart Shinske

Poughkeepsie Journal

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Past articles by Stuart:

Editor column: I escaped into the woods

The canopy of interlocking trees, their long grayish limbs stretched tall and wide, offer an embrace almost as a parent would. → Read More

Editor's column: Even more stars in the mid-Hudson Valley

Yep, you can certainly see the stars in the mid-Hudson Valley! → Read More

Editor's column: Famous make mid-Hudson Valley their home

They chose to live here. They made history here. They brought fame here. And they call this area home. Who are they? → Read More

Editor column: News breaks, plans change

The plan was in place. Then big news broke. That original plan? Toss it aside. Start again.Wednesday morning, spanning 90 minutes, was an example of how newsrooms jump into action. → Read More

Editor column: Are presidential candidates' health public information?

So, do you really need to know? Should you be told? That’s where the debate begins. Where does it end? Don’t waste your time on prophesy. → Read More

Editor's column: Heroin forum to address crisis, solutions

There’s the new addict, intrigued by the allure, the power, the high of heroin. There’s the hard-core drug user. There’s the overdose victim -- perhaps alive, perhaps dead. → Read More

Editor column: How a plane helped tell the Gap warehouse fire story

The image was powerful: Firefighters, high in the air on a fire truck’s ladder, silhouetted against a sky of orange flames, spraying water on an inferno. → Read More

Editor column: Meet the president; he's more than just a publisher

This past Thursday, Aug. 11, the Poughkeepsie Journal marked its 231st birthday. Now, we do things our founder never dreamed of in 1785. → Read More

Editor's column: Um, no... not all the news is fit to print

Lady Gaga is moving to Poughkeepsie? Your cat-food coupon expired? Um, no, not all the news is fit to print. → Read More

Editor column: Where have you gone, Ham Fish?

Flamboyant? No. Public-service driven? Yes. He was a congressman who cared about getting things done. → Read More

Editor column: More mayhem, more pain. Where are answers?

Editor column: More mayhem, more pain. Where are answers? → Read More

Editor column: Who’ll revive these ‘zombie’ buildings?

The buildings are abandoned, their futures unknown, their pasts well-chronicled. Will these “zombies” get new life? → Read More

Editor's column: It's important to do the right thing

The challenge, and the opportunity, are there every day.You do your best to do your job. Your tools are accuracy. Ethics. Respect. Responsibility. Fairness. And a range of other principles governing how to serve those who turn to you. → Read More

Editor column: Crooked politicians: Get your hands out of our pockets

Hey, you: Get your butt in that cell. And you, over there: Get behind those prison bars. Now. Prison for the crooks? Right on! → Read More

Editor's column: A great guide to the great outdoors

When I ran, the vistas were inspiring. Learn about plenty of great outdoors events with a Journal special report. → Read More

Editor column: A web windfall

Their routine business with the companies apparently done, their lives went on. → Read More

Editor's column: Finding the line of decorum

Where exactly is the line of decorum?It’s more rubbery than ever in today’s social-media world. It flexes to suit the moment or an agenda.That’s a big change. And that’s not always good.Example 1: A U.S. Supreme Court justice dies. → Read More

Editor's column: Polarizing presidency in the offing

Well now, this is shaping up to be historic, isn't it? → Read More

Editor column: Awards are nice, but great work is the goal

Any honors are appreciated and welcomed, but the ongoing quest is for continued excellence. → Read More

Editor's column: It's all art to photographer Patrick Oehler

See that picture attached? That’s one heck of a photo. → Read More