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I was wondering if the “spasm” Mr. Rogers refers to is the one in which Hamas slaughters peace activists attending a music festival; rapes and kills young women; kidnaps babies, children … more
Regarding Leah Casner’s “Shangri-La”, although I agree that there is a healthy debate to be had concerning the tensions between natives and newcomers, Ms. Casner’s column … more
We the residents of Sullivan County encouraged the building and maintenance of the facility. The reason we the people of Sullivan County did that was to provide a place where our elders could … more
Check out this link from the River Reporter:  I read this letter and it wanders dangerously into the matter of moral equivalency and a denial of Israel’s many past efforts and … more
Beyond ending life, murder has little to do with making a compelling argument for anything. It certainly does not lend any moral justification to a dispute.  In the case of Israel’s … more
The recent (November 9-15) letters to the editor regarding the current kerfuffle over the Highland supervisor election reminded me of the word “dudgeon,” and the internet gave me this … more
Appalled by the amount of plastic packaging that enters your life? Virtually all that packaging is deliberately designed to be used once, then thrown away—which is why we have a … more
REALLY, RIVER REPORTER? Instead of explaining and expanding on the issues presented by the mailer, readers are subjected to a purported “attack” by the “klan,” which is … more
The Commonwealth Court decision that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is an illegal tax is misguided. Gov. Shapiro has made clear his commitment to tackling the climate crisis while … more
Re the story “Ending the stigma” (River Reporter, November 2-8) on ending mental health stigma: We seem far more intent on preserving it. Here are five reasons to continue … more
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In New York, 546,000 family caregivers are providing care worth over $19 billion to their loved ones with dementia. Though these caregivers provide … more
Here we go again... I have come to expect fluff Pizzolato articles from this "paper." I also know you don't fact check anything that you write; the gas tank caper and "hate crime" and now this mailer … more
The River Reporter has been acting as Johnny Pizzolato's mouthpiece for years. I find it interesting that a mailer with factual information about bad business practices by someone who expects to … more
Dana Salazar, candidate for the New York State Supreme Court’s Third Judicial District, has been endorsed by the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers (NYSTPBA). NYSTPBA … more
The name McPhillips is synonymous with integrity, principles and ethics. Residents will do well to vote for any of the McPhillips candidates on this November’s ballot.  Matt … more
The highest role of government is protecting and serving society’s vulnerable. County legislators have failed in that duty, selling out seniors and privatizing clinical services at the Adult … more
My name is Shannan Armbrust. I am a lifelong resident of Sullivan County and have been an employee in the Sullivan County Treasurer’s Office for 15 years.  As the senior fiscal … more
Good judgment and leadership are qualities one should seek in a candidate running for public office. George Conklin has not demonstrated either of those qualities during his time as a legislator. Not … more
Labor pains Re Leah Casner’s column “Dan handling” (October 26-November 1): Before our first child was born, we also attended Lamaze classes. An unexpected traffic jam made us … more
I am an emergency medical technician and a proud member of the Highland Ambulance Service. I have been on many calls, including car accidents, house fires, traumas and medical emergencies. What I … more
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