Invite a city child to the Catskills for a summer
Letters to the Editor
Farewell Barryville Farmers’ Market
Zoning laws rendered town hearing unnecessary
Last week at the town hall in White Lake, the Town of Bethel held a public hearing for the consideration of expanded operating days for Bethel Speedway. Thanks to the Bethel board, it did not pass.
We’re causing earth’s sixth mass extinction
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how.
Special thanks to Kathy Michell, for her February 6 TRR story about black vultures.
And may her insights about these beautiful creatures, and her compassion for them, sift down to ignoramuses who shot two of them.
I have recently returned from a little winter time respite down South, and I am catching up with the news from Eldred Central School. The NYS Comptroller’s Office reports that the district is broke because they used all the fund balance to try to keep the tax levy under the tax cap.
Not so long ago, members of Congress were real people, with real jobs, in real communities throughout the country. They played an integral part in the civic, economic and social affairs of their constituencies. They went to Washington temporarily, and then they came back home.
Fritz Mayer’s report [February 6, 2019] on the Sullivan County meeting held by Rep. Delgado contains the assertion that “…constituents could ask whatever questions they wanted, in stark contrast to former Congressman John Faso, who held limited meetings with constituents, and required that questions be cleared in advance.”
Here’s what President Trump stated during his Super Bowl interview: “This [Mexican illegal crossings] is really an invasion of our country by human traffickers.” An invasion? If it’s an invasion, why did Trump wait until his third year in office to do something about it? That’s not just incompetence, it’s dereliction of duty and malfeasance.