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Plastic usage despite common sense Both wonder and terror are our namesake and birthright. Perhaps, this is the inherent fate of modern culture, to be torn between bias and reform. Our use of … more
Regarding President Trump’s May 16 immigration proposal He emphasized “border security” and “attracting the best and the brightest” as key elements. One wonders how past … more
This letter is in response to Mr. Epstein’s letter about the downside of the #MeToo movement. I wish that in his moment of indignancy he had remained silent and introspective. I wish he had … more
Recent DV graduate running for school board On Tuesday, May 21, I would be honored to receive your vote in the primary election for Delaware Valley School Board. As a recent DV graduate, I can … more
Your editorial, “Compressor Could Turn Election,” rightly points out that voters may oust the Sullivan County legislator over the Millennium Pipeline compressor built in the heart of his … more
Response to ‘A Memory of Margo’ Cass Collins wrote a column that ran in The River Reporter on February 6. I loved the piece and was deeply moved with the details she selected to describe … more
Support for the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act Columnist Carol Roig recently noted that in 2014, the Council of Economic Advisors “concluded that we can save money by adopting … more
CEOS: Leave selfishness behind and provide a living wage Sure, profits are good, and that is the purpose of business—BUT! The profits earned need to distributed wisely so that the workers have … more
Push back on purposeful mislabeling Socialism has become a radioactive contemporary watchword that political forces on the right would like to thoroughly and broadly smear over the candidates of the … more
Invite a city child to the Catskills for a summer While I’m thinking about spring and watching the buds grow bigger on the trees, I’m also planning ahead for summer. My husband and I will … more
Farewell Barryville Farmers’ Market Each vibrant community has a heart, a center where its people gather and give it life. In Barryville, that has been the weekly farmers’ market. It has … more
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. … more
We’re causing earth’s sixth mass extinction If Leonardo Da Vinci were alive today, he would be the first to declare that our earth is in peril. An insatiable learner, he studied … more
Can the Governor’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana pay for itself without increasing THC use? I don’t see how. New personnel expenses for salaries, benefits and training will … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
The continued attacks by U.S. administrations against the Venezuelan people in the name of democracy would be laughable in an Orwellian sense. I am no fan of Maduro, but he was the elected leader of … more
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