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Letters To The Editor
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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
Make your voice heard on fracking Most of you are aware of the de facto moratorium on fracking in the Delaware River Basin because of all the well-documented risks associated with this fossil fuel … more
Not fit to govern The GOP control the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the White House. Yet the 2018 budget is three and a half months late. Now all they can offer is a one-month interim … more
New Yorkers need property tax relief With the recent changes to federal tax laws, there has been a renewed focus on the impact of high property taxes in New York. We need to address this issue in … more
GOP failing to work for the people Republican Sen. Pat Toomey says in his weekly email: “It is a terrible shame that Congress repeatedly waits until the 11th hour, with a potential government … more
Christmas present for whom? Those who have worked in secret to create this Great American Tax Break seem to be of the mind that tossing a few dollars about for low- and middle-income families would … more
Pleased with the new deck My brother Bob (Floyd Orsini) and I are so pleased to see the completion of the new deck on Main Street in Narrowsburg. It was our mother, Dorothy Hinck, who envisioned the … more
Taking responsibility for our values “Humans are the value making animal.” — Simone Weil We can’t help it. Judgment is our gift and our curse. If there is no foundation for … more
Buy American Recently, there have been a lot of razor commercials on TV, and I think I know why: it’s because China has been sending us all that cheap junk that doesn’t work. It only … more
Hinchey and the Pond Eddy Bridge Re the letter to the editor “An Encounter with Hinchey” in the November 3 issue of TRR: Maurice Hinchey knew a scam when he saw one. In addition to the … more
No pheasant at first Thanksgiving Regarding your article “Talking turkey” in the November 23-29 edition: Whatever was on the menu at the first Thanksgiving, it didn’t include … more
Give credit where it’s due It’s only fair to give credit where credit is due—and the progressives of Tusten have done what no other town has been able to do—which is to elect … more
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