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As I read the four full-page propaganda pieces, proudly lauding Sullivan County’s foie gras facilities, I shook my head in disgusted disbelief.  Two of the three agro-business factory … more
The fault is in us—Sullivan County residents There is that famous Shakespearian quote in his play “Julius Caesar,” where Cassius tells Brutus “The fault, dear Brutus, is … more
Electoral process won in Highland As an observer living in the next town over, I think that turnout in Highland was magnificent—729 voters—and that the town had two candidates vying … more
Kim Olver’s column on gratitude resonates The article written by Kim Olver hit all the marks about being grateful. She reminded me that this technique can be a natural antidepressant … more
Vote for Ballot Proposition 3 One of the propositions on the table in this year’s November 2 election is to eliminate Article II, Section 5 of the New York State constitution, which … more
Vote for Ballot Proposition #1 Voters should vote “Yes” on Ballot Proposition # 1 for the following reasons: Freeze the number of state senators at 63: There is a convoluted formula … more
This is a call for much needed action.  A bill (S699B) passed in the NYS Senate partially bans toxic neonic pesticides.  We need to press the Assembly to do the same now that they are back … more
Paying for the senior property tax break Sen. Mike Martucci sent a letter recently that says the following: “I’ve introduced legislation in the Senate (S.4362) that would eliminate … more
Prohibition, 2021 Since I am a full-time NJ resident and a part-time PA resident, I have no “skin in this game” when it comes to whether or not Narrowsburg should or should not … more
Fixing the plastics pandemic Picture a credit card. That’s how much plastic each of us ingests every week. Plastic doesn’t break down, but it does break. Tiny particles linger in … more
Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont recently announced that Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, is responding to the senator’s request for some financial aid for U.S. dairy farmers by making … more
ARPA funds could have helped the community The U.S. Treasury awarded Sullivan County $14,000,000 in COVID-19 Relief Funds. The county received $7,000,000 this year and will receive $7,000,000 in … more
Impressive Dear Rev. Stuart: I met you briefly at the beginning of Riverfest in Narrowsburg. We had a very nice discussion as the festival was beginning, before the dog contest, and you handed me … more
Support the Wayne County 4-H livestock sale Hi, my name is Laynee Nugent, and I am a member of the Waymart Horizon’s 4-H Club. I am writing this letter to inform you about this year’s … more
Voter suppression efforts across the country have received much attention in the media, but on the local level we must be vigilant, too. On April 23, 2021, there was a special meeting of the … more
An important detail about life jackets. Thank you for an excellent article written by Laurie Stuart and Liam Mayo. In the article, Ingrid Peterec, NPS chief of interpretation, mentioned a drowning … more
Ode to Dick Lehr Bernie Creamer wrote this when Dick retired from Highland Physicians. He is known as “Doctor Dick” far and wide,and our admiration for him is hard to hide.He has … more
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