Abortion and climate change were two of the issues that the candidates most stridently disagreed on during a well-attended debate Tuesday night. Each wants to represent the critical 46th District in the State Senate.
Democratic state Assemblywoman Patricia A. Fahy is running on her record in the 109th District. She is being challenged again by Jesse D. Calhoun, on the Republican and Conservative lines, who describes himself as typical of neither.
After Altamont recommended disapproving a solar farm, which would have stood on its outskirts, the solar company withdrew its application and is now focusing on the rural town of Knox, which it sees as more receptive to solar projects.
Walter Cieszynski’s wife and son believe he acquired a tick-borne disease from a blood transfusion, although the Red Cross says he did not. There is no requirement to screen blood donors for the potentially fatal disease.