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Letters To The Editor
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Faces of asylum Recently, my daughter worked for five days as a legal volunteer at an ICE detention center. Here are some of her observations. The asylum seekers are almost all women and their … more
Why I vote As November Election Day and soon after, Veterans Day, approaches, my thoughts turn to why I vote. I have always thought my vote counted for something or someone. Whether it’s to … more
A life-and-death decision The most recent report from the International Panel on Climate Change is devastating. Who you vote for on November 6 could mean the difference between survival of life on … more
Light it up! As a former member of the Honesdale Borough Council, I am greatly disturbed by the attempt to remove the star and cross from historic Irving Cliff, which is part of Gibbon’s Park. … more
Annie Rabbitt’s extremist views State senate candidate Annie Rabbitt didn’t accomplish much during her 10 years in the legislature. She never wrote a bill that became law, but she did … more
Originalist judges and our rights Many thanks to Roy Tedoff in his letter to the editor in the September 20 issue for raising the issue of Republican judges subscribing to “originalist” … more
Could Indian Head access be used? In reference to the issue in the September 13 issue by Fritz Mayer, “Local firefighters want Pond Eddy access point to remain”: Since the closest access … more
Just how “strict” are some of these interpretations? Many Republican jurists claim a “strict” or “originalist” interpretation of the Constitution. The implication … more
Not a good use of taxpayer money Regarding your article, “Byway committee votes for Callicoon visitors’ center”: The building and real property in question is located in Callicoon, … more
Many think elections don’t matter. Even more are less concerned with local elections. But for Orange/Sullivan County residents, one of the most important elections in our lives will take … more
Bravo to Jeff Bank’s community culture As a fan and client of Jeff Bank since my first borrowed dollar in 2001, it’s a delight to see first-hand and up close its continued investment in … more
In the upcoming, September 13, Democratic Primary for the New York State Senate we have an opportunity to choose Jen Metzger, a proven advocate for our communities, as candidate … more
Time to stop supporting the railroad It’s high time for the communities in the Upper Delaware River Valley to seriously consider whether to continue supporting a moribund railroad that … more
A vote for Pramilla Malick Why am I voting for Pramilla Malick in the September 13 Democratic Primary for the NY State Senate seat, 42nd District? Because I want someone representing me and my … more
How many times has the GOP tried to take away your healthcare? If you are no longer a carefree youth, chances are you have encountered some health issues. When the Affordable Care Act was passed and … more
Gun safety We all agree that we need a safe community to live in. Anthonio Delgado, Democratic candidate for New York’s District 19 seat in the House of Representatives, respects the Second … more
Undermining education at SCCC There is a project underway at SUNY Sullivan (SCCC) initiated by the college president that will undermine the quality of education at the college. The library is being … more
The ‘big box’ should become a ‘bigger box’ I would like to express my utmost disgust at the idea of Sullivan County Community College shrinking their library where most towns, … more
Democrats: a venerable history Democrats have created a large number of important programs that have immensely improved life in America. Thank you, Dems, for creating Social Security—a program … more
No thought for the common man Thank you for your concise and informative editorial on the farm bill currently before the House. I think our area has a pretty good jobs training network, though I may … more
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