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Letters To The Editor
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Delgado’s regional ties When Antonio Delgado won the Democratic primary on June 26, John Faso gleefully said, “Our neighbors don’t look kindly upon candidates who have just moved to … more
Mort Malkin’s Gadfly: Our origins in ancient history Jews and Palestinians are both Semitic people — originally from the Arabian (not necessarily the Saudi Arabian) desert. In the fifth … more
Vote in this important primary A note to my fellow Democrats and would-be-Democrats about the upcoming New York primary for 19th Congressional District candidates on Tuesday, June 26: We are … more
About Jeff Beals’ ‘progressivism’ Regarding the TRR story, “Jeff Beals Progressive Campaign,” in the June 6 issue. Why do candidates need to lie to boost their own … more
From pink slips to a green light I was saddened to read about the impending loss of a processing plant source for Sullivan County dairy farmers in Danbury, CT. Rather than be dismayed over this slap … more
We need better milk prices, not band-aids On May 17, I submitted a comment in response to Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand’s (NY) proposal, which may give individual dairy farmers approximately … more
Vote for Flynn in the Democratic primary I am voting for Brian Flynn in the June primary because, as a Congressional Representative for District 19, he will work to enact legislation that supports … more
Dave Clegg is the best for the 19th There are seven candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Congressional District 19. Not one of them is following the Trump playbook of degrading … more
Let’s blame the gun Let’s not blame the: a) graphic ultra-violent entertainment spit out by Hollywood movies, TV shows, video “games,” etc.; b) the generally violent culture … more
What is the NRA? The National Rifle Association (NRA) was first chartered in the State of New York on November 16, 1871 by Army and Navy Journal editor William Conant Church and Captain George Wood … more
Don’t ignore the legal/illegal distinction Reading your editorial in this week’s edition, I had to shake my head. You imply that President Trump is anti-immigration, that he … more
Kudos to Senior Living Congrats on your new Senior Living section! The Sullivan County/Wayne County population is growing older (if we are lucky), and your concise reference tool makes our search for … more
Another giveaway by the IDA I recently learned that Sullivan County’s Industrial Development Agency gave Middletown Medical Corp $88,000 in tax abatements for moving its business a couple … more
Wanted: more innovative education models With the current financial crisis in Eldred schools, comes the opportunity to consider a move away from a traditional structure to more innovative models of … more
Storms bring out local heroes Two major storms turned several towns in Sullivan County to disaster areas. Heavy wet snow, sometimes 18 inches deep, fell on the area. This followed a period of warm … more
In praise of Jeff Haas It’s easy to see that Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas was the man for the job during the recent dramatic weather events and their aftermath.  His local know-how, … more
Gov. Tom Wolf on civic engagement [The letter below was written to River Reporter writer Linda Drollinger by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, dated February 13.] Thank you so much for taking the time to … more
BKAA right to contest permit Re the article “Basha Kill group contests permit in the February 15 issue of The River Reporter: I would like to commend the Basha Kill Area Associates, Inc. (BKAA) … more
Danger: Destruction Zone Some New Yorkers have been fortunate to experience the astounding beauty of the West’s red rock country. To those who haven’t, the unprecedented decision by … more
Let’s cut to the chase: Donald J. Trump is a racist. Those who ignore and defend his outrageous racist statements are living in La La Land. From the day he announced his candidacy, he … more
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